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EARLY CIVILIZATIONS MATRIX
establishments of large social entities like states
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all art produced in preliterate cultures (prehistory), beginning somewhere in very late geological history.
followed by ancient music in most of Europe (1500 BCE) and later musics in subsequent European-influenced areas, but still exists in isolated areas
Intimate association with nature.Animism
Transmit information by way of symbols. Mesopotamian
The Mesopotamians believed their kings and queens were descended from the city gods, but, unlike the ancient Egyptians, they never believed their kings were real gods
Sumer developed the first economy, while the Babylonians developed the earliest system of economics, which was comparable to modern post-Keynesian economics, but with a more "anything goes" approach
wheel, Other Mesopotamian inventions include metalworking, copper-working, glassmaking, lamp making, textile weaving, flood control, water storage, as well as irrigation.
Bull man appears frequently in Mesopotamian art which helps people fight evil and chaos
Some songs were written for the gods but many were written to describe important events.
concentrates on temples, palaces, city walls and gates
embodied certain philosophies of life, particularly ethics, in the forms of dialectic, dialogs,
epic poetry, folklore, hymns, lyrics, prose, and proverbs. Babylonian reasoning and rationality developed beyond empirical observation Ancient Egyptian
political unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under the first pharaoh
based on balanced control of natural and human resources under the leadership of the pharaoh, religious leaders, and court administrators
as expressed in painting and sculpture was both highly stylized and symbolic
Music was an integral part...
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