Humanities 7

By mtara
  • Lifetime of Lucy

    Lucy lived about 4 million yeaqrs ago. Lucy was the first hominid found by Donald Johanson and Tom Gray in 1974. She was named after a song that was popular then. She was about 3 feet tall and was a biped meaning she walked on 2 feet. She was put in the species called austrapolithecus afarensis. About 40% of her skeleton was found. Her Pelvis, Femur, and tibia show that she is bipedal. She was about 107 cm (3'6") and 28 kg (62 lb). They are now considered to have been apes. They are thes
  • Homo Habilis

    Homo Habilis lived about 1.8 million years ago. The Homo Habilis is nicknamed the handy man. They lived in Eastern and Southern Africa. They were discovered in 1960 by a team lead by scientists Louis and Mary Leakey. They were about 4 feet aand 70 pounds. They survived by their ability to make tools.
  • Homo Eructus

    Homo Eructus lived about 500,000 years ago. They lived in Northern, Eastern, and Southern Africa. They were first disovered in 1891 by a Dutch surgeon named Eugene Dubois. They are about 6 feet and 150 pounds. They are nicknamed the upright man. They survived by their tall bodies and big brains.
  • Neanderthals

    The neanderthals lived about 100,000 years ago. They lived in the end of the Ice age. They were very adapted to living in the cold enviorment. They were short in stature they averaged about 5'5. Their bones seemed to be very muscular. According to their characteristics they seemed to be hard-working but the same chacteristics were found in children so now it is thought to be genetic. Socially they were thought to be the most intelligent species of the past. There was a lot of tool remains.
  • Homo Sapiens Sapiens

    Homo Sapiens Sapiens were considered modern humans. They are the subspecies of Homo Sapiens. They are considered to be modern humans because of the way they lived. The big difference is size,build,and teeth. They have a brain size of about of 1200 cc and modern humans have an average brain size of 1350 cc therefore, modern humans have biiger brains than Homo Sapiens Sapiens. They also have 10% smaller molars than modern humans.
  • Rise of the kingdom of Sumer

    This was in 2900 BCE. Sumer was located in ancient Mesopotamia. It was a very mountainous place. Also, it didn't rain that much which is why they have irrigation sysytems that flood over the crops in Mesopotamia. Mesopotamia was a society with many types of technology as itcame up to the Neolithic and Bronze ages.
  • The Epic of Gilgamesh

    This took place 7th century BCE in the royal library. Glgamesh is a story of an ancient sumerian kingfrom a long time ago. He met a friend named Enkidu. Gilgamesh was an ancient Sumerian king. He wasnot real he was a made up story used to based upon lifestyle today. He fought many batlles of evil withhis fellow friwnd Enkidu. At first he seems to be a bad person but then inthe end up he is actually a hero.
  • Abraham

    This happened in1900 BCE. Abraham helped rise a nation of Hewbrews which he called the people who "lived on the other side". He founded Judaism. Although he was never considered Jewish because there was no law about it yet. He is the faher of Isaac. God yold Abraham to sacrifice his son but as he was killing him he was stopped by an angel. Isaac was the one who created Udah or Israel. Abraham also was the founder of Islam.
  • Hammurabi's code

    Hammurabi was a king of an ancient kingdom. The code of laws that he made were demanded by his fellow god of the sun, Shamash. His job was to be king and to protect his people. Some of the most important laws were the property laws. They kept people safe and sound in their homes with no fear nor doubt.
  • Joseph goes to Egypt and the Israelites follow

    This happened in 1700-1280 BCE. Joseph was the founder of Israel. He led all the Israelites down to Egypt,where their new home came ro be. He went to Egypt to get the Israelitesa brand new home. The Israelites joinedhim because they knew he was attempting to getthem a better home. They were forced to stop traveling once the new Pharoah came around.
  • Moses, the Exodus from Egypt, and the ten commandments

    Moses was the man who led the Israelites out of Egypt. He is important because of the creaion of the ten commandments. The ten commandments are theten golden rules of the Christian and Catholic religons. They are important because they practically interprets the religons. Moses gave them to the Israelites. They were given in a temple.
  • The time of the judges/The time before the kings

    This happened in the middle of the 13th century. Deborah was the judge of all the people. She solved any of the problems people had. She solved ALL problems. Big problems and small problems. She was a person of good will.
  • The time of the judge/The time before the kings

    Deborah is the judge of all the people in the kingdom. She solves all problwmas. This was approx.THe 13th century. She solved all problems big problems and small problems.
  • The reign of David

    This happened in 1013 BCE-973 BCE. David wasn't a very popular image in the bible. He became king when another king voluntarily resigned. He did many things to help the society.
  • Siege of Lacish

    This happened 701 BCE. There was many wars in this area of Judah. It was the cheif city of Judah. Sennacherib was rebelled against by Hezekiah the king of Jerusalem. That started a war and once again Lacish won (as usual). There shouldn't be as many wars as there was there. They should be careful and stay out of trouble.
  • Siege of Jerusalem

    This happned 587 BCE. Jeruasalem after Lacish was seiged. People were deported from their homes. They took whatever they could take in carts. This must be scary because on such short notice they have to leave their homes and find someplace to go. To be honest I believe that they are thinking why it was themwho had to do this. What did I do? I believe they ask.
  • Indus Valley Civilizations

    This event took place in 2000 BCE. These places are found within the Indus River. They are Indian Valleys found upon the the coast. This place was conquered which is ehy they are found there.