Groups of people came together to build towns, cities, etc. People came to build their towns around lakes or rivers to utilize their resources. People found areas near the Danue River to grow crops, it was the majority of their food sources. In this area they gave the name Lepenski Vir. The roofs were made by animal skins, arranged to make maximum use of the sun. Everything was oriented of the alter. This God was a human head made and also resembled a fish. It was dated at about 6000 B.C. They moved to the river vallies because they needed richer soil, because they needed more food to sustain themselves. We called these "dependent on water to grow crops." In order to do this they needed some type of government to be sure that everything ran properly.
Three river valleys were: Tiger Euphretes, Nile, and Vulga Deneeper
Tigris and Euphrates (Mesopotamia, Plane of Shanour, Babylonia)- Region was settled very early. One of the place names that we hear about was Eden or the Garden of Eden. Semitic people were the first group of people to settle this region. Also called the Ubadians. Lived at the mouth of the Tigris Euphrates. Ubadians who were a Semerian tribe and the beginning of the bible in Genesis, Eve and Adam, and the story of the Flood. Ubadians are a tribe connected with the Semerian people. Come into the area and establish city states along the Tigris and Euphrates river and the Palenstine. Jews, Arabs, Hebrews, were all tribes of the Semantic people. Problem with this land was that you were open to attacks. Most important thing was growing crops. Tribes also developed religion. They believed that people came from the earth and later developed concrete perception of God, who was their protector. Thought to be mountain gods. They built temple complex in these towns (tower), represents a mountain so that the god would feel at home (step pyramids). Raised goat cattle and sheep. Bronze aged people (main... [continues]
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