Essays Tagged: "Sumer"

NARRENS DRØM af Niels E.Nilsen

ående medens den renser. Han går derefter ned af de lange gange hvor rækker af robotter står og sumer.For enden af gangen møder Andreas, en nyopstat maskine som er blevet døbt BIG JIM. Han g ...

(4 pages) 27 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Ancient Mesopotamia.

Before the middle of the 19th century the existence of the Sumerian and Babylonian people was not known. The first major excavations took place in 1842. This l ... le was not known. The first major excavations took place in 1842. This lead to the discovery of the Sumerian and Babylonian people.The first major archaeological finding were huge temples made of clay ... ound written evidence that these man-made mountains were called Ziggurats and was the center of the Sumerian religion.Another major archaeological finding was the discovery of the sumerians writing. H ...

(1 pages) 106 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Sumerian and Nile Valley civilizations and the comparison between both.

The ancient civilizations of the Nile Valley and Sumer are considered to be the beginning of life in their respected regions. The following essay wil ... d pleasure in the afterlife. Many of these items were later looted by grave diggers and robbers.The Sumerian society, unlike the Egyptians, was unguarded by natural boundaries. However, it too depende ... s unguarded by natural boundaries. However, it too depended on the source of rivers to survive. The Sumerian civilization began in an area known as the Fertile Crescent. This area consists of the land ...

(7 pages) 106 1 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Mythology of the Middle East.

ch cities as Ur, Babylon, and Nineveh. The text inscribed on these tablets is still disputed.3.Sumer and BabylonThe true significance of the Sumerian civilization's religion and mythology has ... hology has only recently (last century) became appreciated.The cuneiform texts which contain the Sumerian myths were written during the age of the Third Dynasty of Ur, or in the following period. ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

5 Most Important Events From Ancient History

velop new things instead of worrying about basic needs like finding enough food.In 3,000 B.C.E. the Sumerians (Mesopotamia) developed the world's first writing, cuneiform. This allowed them to post la ... t be possible. We wouldn't be at school, computers, virtually everything, including freedom, if the Sumerians hadn't developed writing. I wouldn't be typing this report if the Sumerians hadn't develop ...

(2 pages) 82 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


he Epic of Gilgamesh in circulation? But it was not just lore, it effectively taught the outlook of Sumerian culture and instilled morals. This epic brings a historical insight into how Gilgamesh live ... d on his behalf. This document provides a vivid account of the overall religious theme to which the Sumerians belonged. Through this story, the keepers of the text could easily depict the gods and the ...

(2 pages) 55 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Babylonian Mathematics: Report on the mathematic systems used by Babalon. The assignment was for everyone in the senior class to report on a different acient form of mathematics.

the Persian gulf. Before the rise of this civilization, this area was dominated by two groups, the Sumerians and Akkadians. Because of this, the pre-babylonian area was normally referred to as Summer ... tral monarchical government in what was now called Babylon, formally known as Akkad (the capitol of Sumer-Akkad. This event began three centuries of Amoritic rule, known as the Old Babylonian period.T ...

(5 pages) 71 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The history of writing

pment of writing has been very important for thousands of years. Writing was first developed by the Sumerians. They called it cuneiform. This system has changed greatly over the centuries, from cuneif ...

(1 pages) 61 2 2.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The importance of the achievements of Mesopotamian Society

lopes" as a way of keeping business records, writing was first used as a counting method. Later on, Sumerians, who were the first to develop a writing system, realized that it would be easier to simpl ... tics, used mainly for business transactions, arguably changed the world as much as writing did. The Sumerians were also the peoples to develop mathematics. Their math system was based on the number si ...

(5 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Civilizations of the fertlile Crescent

SumerThe city states that developed along the rivers of southern Mesopotamian between 3500 B.C.E and ... d along the rivers of southern Mesopotamian between 3500 B.C.E and 2400 B.C.E are known together as Sumer , The citizens of the city whose origins are unknown migrated from the north. Sumerians are cr ... bronze, and created a system of writing although writing was also being developed in Egypt at time.Sumerians pressed wedge shaped symbols called Cuneiform symbols into clay tablets using writing stic ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Ancient Civilizations

ent subjects throughout time; writing lasts when the writer has expired. Egyptian hieroglyphics and Sumerian cuneiform were infinitely complex because each word had a symbol or many different symbols. ... States is based mainly on the Ten Commandments, as are most laws around the world.The Egyptians and Sumerians both used geometry and architecture to build many large temples and tombs. Egyptians also ...

(1 pages) 18 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Egyptian Art

plateau than man. With this assumption all mankind would like to be closer to "the gods". The Sumerians and the Egyptians believed this assumption as well. Sumerian people built the White Temple ... d the Great Pyramids differ in some degree. The White Temple was constructed to worship the gods of Sumeria, while the Great Pyramids were used to help the Egyptian leaders into the after life with th ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Mesopotamian And Egyptian Rulers

the Greeks, literally meaning "the country between rivers." The name referred mainly to the land of Sumer, however it also included the countries of Akkad, Babylonia and Assyria. All were connected by ...

(4 pages) 12 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Empires Of The Fertile Cresent

e civilizations which contributed most to the development of humankind; these civilizations are the Sumerians, the Babylonians, and the Hebrews. The Sumerians were the first civilizations in the Tigri ... about monotheism, which the Christian religion was derived from. The ancient civilization of Sumer was a very important one. Sumerians created one of the most important things today. It might n ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


e the resources that the Pheonicians had become known and used throughout the civilizations such as Sumer and Babylon. This was called cultural diffusion. Rivers allowed civilizations to go to other c ...

(1 pages) 1311 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Civiliation and culture

y has been influenced by and/or relates to an ancient civilization. The Egyptians, Babylonians, and Sumerians are three major contributors to today's contemporary culture.The Sumerian civilization had ... and a board of governors which is very similar to the government used today. In this government the Sumerians used the first legal code, UR-NAMMU, which was based on justice, judges were used in their ...

(1 pages) 1494 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Cuneiform And Hieroglyphics

The invention of writing was an important part of the development of Sumer and Egypt. There are many similarities and differences to the writings of each of these civili ... ypt. There are many similarities and differences to the writings of each of these civilizations.The Sumerians developed a writing called cuneiform. Cuneiform is the oldest written language in existenc ... invented to improve the record keeping of the civilization. By having a written language, Egypt and Sumer could kept records, draw up contracts and official documents, record laws and legal judgments, ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt


nt in your life.Time and Place - The interpretation of dreams was very important in ancient Sumer. This is an important aspect in this story because the Gilgamesh's dreams help him throughout ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Concept Of Immortality

alizing the earliest civilizations known to man, three great and ancient cultures come to mind: the Sumerians, the Hebrews, and the Greeks. All these cultures were vastly unique from one another and a ... ralization. This idea is the following: there is similarities between the Bronze Age Greeks and the Sumerians, as well as similarities between the Classical Age Greeks and the Hebrews, over the concep ...

(2 pages) 1638 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Dominance of Eurasia

others became beurocrats, scribes, kings and soldiers (Wilford 1997). Writing was brought down from Sumer so that you could track all your advancements, especially in food production. Strangely, when ...

(6 pages) 16 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers