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Ancient Mesopotamia (Kamille D)
Updated: 10/16/2019
Ancient Mesopotamia (Kamille D)
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  • Women
  • Women Hire ONLY
  • 4 Major Kingdoms
  • Babylonian Empire
  • Assyrians
  • Akkadian Empire
  • Neo-Babylonian Empire
  • Patriarical Society
  • -Women could be bakers, priestesses, scribes, artisans, tavern workers, and midwives-Women could leave their husbands if abused or mistreated-Girls weren't taught the same as boys-Women were forced into marriage-Given a "dowry" as a marriage gift
  • City-States
  • -A, B, A, New B ( Akkadians, Babylonians, Assyrians, and Neo- Babylonians)
  • Polyethical
  • -Men were in charge-Men/Boys could learn-Women only learned how to be a mother, mid-wife, and/or housewife-Men had better rights
  • The making of Cuneiform
  • Today we will be learning about Cuneiform, get out your tablets scribes!
  • Supply List:Tablets, Markers, and a Good Mind Set
  • -Believed gods stayed and protected a certain City-State-Nippur worshiped the god "Ellil"-Assyrians named first capital after the god "Ashur"
  • -Worship in many gods throughout all of Mesopotamia-Gods believed to have stayed in certain City-States-Believed gods protected City-States
  • Praying Circle
  • -Mesopotamia's first writing system-Scribes and Artisans used it
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