Catalhoyuk Research Paper

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Towards the end of the Neolithic era, climates changed and populations increased causing the universe to abandon nomadism and adapt sedentism. Eventually, humans found themselves in the trap of sedentism and all of society was dependent on agriculture. As agriculture became more complex and populations continued to increase, the earliest forms of towns developed. The towns of Jericho and Catalhoyuk became the first known towns of the world. Jericho was dated to arise around 9000 – 8000 BCE. The people of Jericho lived in close quarters, mud-brick houses, and began showing signs of power with evidence of decorated burials. In Catalhoyuk, houses were also small and close in proximity. Jericho had a population of about 2,000 people, but compared
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