History 101 Study Guide Essay

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What are the triangular indentations used for the script of the Sumerians called?[pic] Cuneiform[pic]

Who was Gilgamesh, and which city did he rule?[pic]
Gilgamesh was the King of Uruk. His reputation inspired the Epic of Gilgamesh/5th king of Uruk(2500 BC), reigned 126 yrs/lugal “big man”(leader) wealthy young man, warrior

[pic]Which technologies were used by the earliest Western civilizations? [pic]
Stone, wood, leather, and fibers[pic]/ 1st appearance of tools (bone, wood, stone)
(Paleolithic “Old Stone Era”)

What conclusions may be drawn from a study of the Iceman and the materials found with him about what he did and what he was most likely to have been?
[pic] He was probably a hunter or a shepherd who
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[pic]Monotheistic. God is an almighty creator of everything. Source of everything that was/is.[pic]

How did the Israelites view themselves and their role in the world?[pic]
They are his "chosen people". He did not value them over others, but invited them to become his special human partners and to have a history that was to disclose him to the world.[pic]

Who was Israel's first king?[pic] Saul

[pic]Why was the larger significance of Hammurabi's code?
[pic]It brought a consistency of punishment for crime based on class associtation. Women could inherit. Made separate provisions for :1 aristocrats, 2 free commoners, 3 dependents and slaves.[pic]

Hammurabi's Code was in many respects like Babylonian society - so how should it best be described?
[pic]Enlightened


[pic]What aspect of Assyrian society is depicted on the bas-relief stone slabs unearthed at Nimrud? [pic]Military items

[pic]Why is David considered to be the Biblical king supported by the most historical evidence? Data…

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