Essays Tagged: "Paleolithic"

Geographic and Temporal Range of Cave Art

Geographic and Temporal Range of Cave ArtThe people of the upper Paleolithic left behind manyclues to how they lived and what they did. But unlike anythingbefore the ... hey did.The clues are in the art they left behind in caves.Dates, Styles, and Geographic RangeUpper Paleolithic art is comprised of at least threeperiods, the Aurignacian, the Solutrean, and the Magda ... enian period is where we find almost all(80% according to Fagan, 1995:137) of the art from the upperPaleolithic. Animals in action scenes and full perspective, anda wide range of colours are employed ...

(8 pages) 175 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Lord of the Flies by William Golding , a thematic essay

as changed with his domination of nature and nature's elements. When man made the transition from a Paleolithic to a Neolithic lifestyle, his mastery of nature attained a higher level because of the b ... efficient way of dealing with animals before they could come close enough to kill. The gods of the Paleolithic tribesmen, and even gods of the first primitive civilizations were animals. As mankind m ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

The Horse in Art

perspectives of our own humanity" ( Animal art has also been seen as a tool connecting different ... rehistoric people's dependence on animals for food ( "The life of Paleolithic man was determined by the animals around him" (Brion, 10). The deer, cows, horses, and b ...

(13 pages) 139 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Agricultural Revoltion.

s and the domestication of animals. During this "Agricultural Revolution" the roaming lifestyles of Paleolithic hunters and gatherers became obsolete. Managing Crops forced humans to settle in areas w ...

(2 pages) 93 1 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Truly A Witch: A Study In Cultural Patterns this research project looks at the Wiccan Religion and the differences from Christianity.

f a man with stag horns and a pregnant woman in a circle with eleven other people dated back to the Paleolithic people.Truly A WitchThis project has been an interesting process. I have spent the last ...

(8 pages) 126 2 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Change from old stone age to new stone age does not indicate progress

o others. Based on this evidence it is possible to say that not only was their no progress from the Paleolithic age to ancient civilizations but none at all since then (old stone age, new stone age).

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Art 100 visual art piece of paleolithic era

any styles from the past. The Dream Beginning is a contemporary art piece that can be compared from Paleolithic times of Hall of the Bulls in the Lascaux caves. The past provides a blue print to the f ... elong to the people and animals are black, white and red. This style of art piece reminds me of the Paleolithic style. There are five figures; two figures appear to be a man and woman, the other three ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

History of mankind.

Being resourceful, productive, and useful was a primary aspect of the Paleolithic homo-sapiens, (or thinking humans). Being one of the most intelligent and inventive spec ... y for humans to produce a more contemporary style of the tools that were originally produced by the Paleolithic. More or less homo-sapiens were the core reason as to why humans presently, have such un ... , but they used these tools to provide for their families but primarily to survive.Not only did the Paleolithic species make tools from rocks and sticks, but when they would use those tools, (Spear th ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

European, Saharan and Southern African rock art

closer to the Graphic Designers of the Stone Age.European Rock ArtLocation40,000 years ago, in the Paleolithic period, Europe was a cold and inhospitable place. It therefore stands to reason that wit ... the first rock art was created was far colder than modern day Europe and remained so throughout the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic periods. Large glaciers covered most of the mountainous terra ...

(13 pages) 35 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

Paleolithic And Neolithic Ages

During the Paleolithic and Neolithic Ages, major developments flourished from creativity. It was because of thi ... e animal world"� (p.6) stemmed the importance of agriculture, population growth and art. The Paleolithic people expressed the beauty of the animals they hunted by drawing them on cave walls. It ... rare items of artistic expression.The Neolithic people created a modern society. They took what the Paleolithic people created and turned it into profit. The agriculture that had been planted was soon ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hunter Gatherer And Nomadic People

At the end of the Paleolithic era, humans became acquainted with a different type of life style. The previous way of l ...

(1 pages) 1023 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Agriculture Changes the World

ir food without grocery stores? Well, the earliest humans hunted and gathered their food during the Paleolithic Era (Old Stone Age). Hunting for their food caused them to migrate from place to place t ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Emergence Of Agriculture

Old World and New World cultures are discussed.Key Words Fertile Crescent, Mesoamerica, Natufians, Paleolithic, Neolithic INTRODUCTION According to Greek mythology, Demeter-Ceres, the patroness of ag ... e of the first great transformations of human society. While most human societies at the end of the Paleolithic period migrated in pursuit of game, some groups were more sedentary. More stable groups ...

(8 pages) 49 1 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The transition from hunters and gatherers to agriculturalists.

t strategy is thought to be the only strategy used for over two million years; until the end of the Paleolithic period. Since hunters and gatherers search for food required mobility, it was not uncomm ... ure. Hence, they would live in an egalitarian society because the community was too small.After the Paleolithic period, cultures started to move towards slash-and-burn, or swidden agriculture, in to t ...

(5 pages) 47 0 4.7 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Natural Spiritual Tendencies:How the Human is Biologically Programmed to Believe

he archaeological record, spiritual rites, such as convoluted burial procedures, were common in the Paleolithic and probably also in the Neanderthals (Trinkhaus & Shipman 1993). If there were, however ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Global 1 and 2 Review

ist archeologists of setting a story of history without talking or seeing the people of the past.9. Paleolithic Age· Definition: This time period demonstrates humanity handling their stone tool ...

(38 pages) 129 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Social Role Of Women in the paleolithic age

The social role of women varied from the Paleolithic, Neolithic, and River Valley Civilizations of Egypt.In the Paleolithic age, women were h ... ly similar to the men bringing home the meat that they attained while hunting. Men and women in the Paleolithic era were nomadic hunters and gatherers. Since they had to follow their food source, the ... e also responsible for caring for the children. Since there was no code of law or government in the Paleolithic era, the only sense of social organization was that groups were patriarchal.Women in anc ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


The Divergence Between the Paleolithic Age and the Neolithic RevolutionMarina LundstromHistory 114 - Western Civilization & ... ue: September 25, 2014In c. 2,500,000 the earliest prehistoric period in human history known as the Paleolithic Age began. This period consisted of three epochs, Lower, Middle, and Upper Paleolithic t ... ures. The Neolithic Revolution followed shortly after the last ice age, and at the end of the Upper Paleolithic, around 10,000 B.C.E. Similar to the Paleolithic Age, the Neolithic Revolution is divide ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers