Humanities 7 by Emmanuel Desir Section Patriots

  • Lifetime of Lucy

    Lifetime of Lucy
    She was a Australopithecus afarensis, who lived 4 million years ago. And she was found in the Afar Triangle in Africa. She was an omnivore. Still currently one of the first early humans discovered.
  • Homo Habilis

    Homo Habilis
    They lived 2 million years ago. They also had bigger brains and created tools. They were also omnivores and bipeds.
  • Homo Erectus

     Homo Erectus
    They lived 1.8 million years ago. And they made fires in order to cook food. They had bigger brains, made tools, were omnivores, and were bipeds.
  • Neanderthalensis

    They lived 5,000 years ago. They had the largest brains, and they had rituals in order to commemorate the dead. You could also say they had lots of self-conscience. They were also very strong. And created a use of language. They were bipeds and omnivores too.
  • Homo Sapiens Sapiens

    Homo Sapiens Sapiens
    Thy are us the modern humans who well known for reading and writing. We don't have a smaller brain than the neanderthalensis. We are omnivores, bipeds, can make tools, and make fires.
  • Rise of The Kingdom of Sumer

    Rise of The Kingdom of Sumer
    Sumer was located in Mesopotamia which contained the Tigres and Euphrates rivers. They developed their own system of writing called cuneiform.
  • The Epic of Gilgamesh

    The Epic of Gilgamesh
    Gilgmaesh was the king of Uruk. Gilgamesh was actually a real person. The story of Gilgamesh is summed up into this. This was a story that told a message that even though Gilgamesh did brave and mighty deeds. And even tried to gain immortality when he saw his friend die, his legacy still lives on with the story he left for us.
  • Abraham

    Abraham was a man sent bu God to go into the promised land. There his descendants would mulitply his son was Isaac. He is important because he is considered the father of t Christian , Jewish, and Islamic religions.
  • Hammurabi's Code

    Hammurabi's Code
    Hammurabi was the king of Babylonia. His code was a system of laws given by Shamash to give to people of Babylon. On of the most important laws in his code is the eye for an eye justice.
  • Joseph goes to Egypt and the Israelites follow

    Joseph goes to Egypt and the Israelites follow
    Joseph was the second youngest out of the 12 sons of Jacob. He was in Egypt becase he sold into slavery by his jealous brothers.
  • Moses and the 10 Commandments

    Moses and the 10 Commandments
    Moses was a prophet. He was given the 10 Commandments by God on Mt. Sinai. He was the one that lead the Israelites out of slavery from Egypt. He put down 10 plagues on the Egyptians.
  • Time of the Judges / Time before Kings

    Time of the Judges / Time before Kings
    Approx. the middle of the 13th century to the middle of the 11th century BCE. Deborah was one of the most famous judges. She gave the vision to Barak that a woman would be the case of the downfall on Sisera. Ruth was a maiden from Moab who took care of Naomi and married Boaz.
  • The Reign of David

    The Reign of David
    Approx. 1013-973 BCE David was the second King of Israel and he was the most famous of them. When he was a boy he defeated Goliath. And during his life he led military expeditions, was a musician, and was a poet too.
  • Elijah

    Approx. 875-853 BCE He was a great prophet who constantly kept urging pepole to believe in the one true God. He performed many miracles and it is said that he was lifted up to heaven by a burning chariot.
  • Seige of Lachish

    Seige of Lachish
    701 BCE . Lachish was destroyed b the Assyrians and it was a place were it got seiged many times already. It was very close to Judea. Sinecherib was responsible for sending his army onto Lachish.
  • Siege of Jerusalem

     Siege of Jerusalem
    587 BCE This was when Jerusalem got into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar. He and his army burned the city down and looted any treasure they found in it.
  • Indus River Valley Civilzations

    Indus River Valley Civilzations
    2000 BCE Present Day Pakistan. Hinduism formed here.
  • The Aryan Invasion and the Vedas

    1700 BCE Aryans - war like people, worshipped in male gods (no female goddesses) They were the result of mixing their culture with the Indus River Valley people to create Hinduism.
  • The Ascetics and the Upanishads

    700-500BCE They migrated across Indian into the Ganges. They were a group of two different types of people with different beliefs.