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    Enoch 200BC- 1st Century

    Enoch 200BC- 1st Century
    Definition of NephilimThe Book Of EnochThe book of Enoch states information about heaven, sins, satin angels. (It's like the book of revolations) Enoch is supposivly the great-grandfather of Noah. The first part of the book of Enoch describes the angels who father Nephilim. (Nephilim is the offspring of "the sons of Gods" and the "daughters of men".) The rest of the book describes Enoch's travel to heaven, visions and dreams.
  • The Code of Hammurabi 1800 BC

    The Code of Hammurabi 1800 BC
    The Code of Hammurabi
    Dring the ancient times the people lived under the collection of laws known as 'code' made by the Babylonian King, Hammurabi. The code of laws were for the entire Babylonian society and it was made to create common bonds within the people. The code was the only one written on stone in Mespotamia.
  • Entering the Underworld (No Date)

    Entering the Underworld (No Date)
    BeletseriGods and GodessesSumerians believed that the dead descend into the nether world (the under world.) A person could enther the nether world, but could only leave if someone took there place. A person entering the nether world MUST follow thses rules.
    ~He must not make any noise.
    ~He must not carry any weapons.
    ~He must not wear clean clothes.
    ~He must not behave in a normal manner towards his family.
    ~He must not wear sandals.
    ~He must not douse himself with "good" oil. (Love,1997)
  • Number Systems Invented: 4th to 2nd millennia BC

    Number Systems Invented: 4th to 2nd millennia BC
    They invented and developed arithmetic by using several different number systems including a mixed radix system with a base 10 and base 6. This system became the standard number system in Sumer and Babylonia. They made a system of numbers that, unlike today's Base-10 System, was Base-60.
  • Temple 2100BC

    Temple 2100BC
    Geography Information
    The Sumerian temple was a small brick house that the Gods visited quiet often. The finished the temple around 2100 BC. By then it was 150 by 200 feet and 75 feet high. These temples were called Ziggurats.
  • Geography 2340BC

    One of the historical documents state that 8 kings reigned before the famous flood. Sumerians didn't "believe" in war, hence why the Akkadians (Babylonians) conquered them in 2340 BC.I In 2150 to 2050 BC the Sumerian culture reached its highest peek. Shortly after that happened they Sumerian people gradually started to disapear.
  • Religion 2371-2159 BC

    Religion 2371-2159 BC
    Gods and GoddessSumerians have roughly around 44 Gods and Goddess they believe/worship.When the Babylonians adopted Sumerians Gods and Goddess they invaded/ took over Sumeria. At this point in time they didn't belive in Demons because Demons were "spirits" which is neither good or bad.
  • Sumerian Religion 2500BC

    Sumerian Religion 2500BC
    Sumerians are Polytheistic, they believe in multiple Gods and Goddess. An also known as Anu is the God of the heavens and king of the Gods.Enlil is the God of air, wind and storms. Enki is the God of wisdom, intellegance. Ect
  • Sumerian Clothing before the 3500 BC

    Sumerian Clothing before the 3500 BC
    Sumerian Clothing
    For the Sumerians, whatever natural resources that were available to them, they would make clothings out of it. Men would wear skirts that could be tied around their waists and would stay bare-chested. for the women would wear gowns that covered their shoulders to their ankles, but their right shoulder and arm would stay uncovered.
  • History Behind The Name 27 Century BC

    History Behind The Name 27 Century BC
    Orgin on SumerRandom Link
    Sumer means (roughly) "Land of the civilized Kings" or "native land." Sumerians refered to themselves as s "the black-headed people." Sumer was divided into about a dozan independent city-states. They were divided by canals and stone bounderies.
  • Irrigation 3000 BC

    Irrigation 3000 BC
    The Sumerians built the levees higher and used them to keep back the flood waters. In the summer, when the land was dry, the Sumerians poked holes in the levees. The river water ran through the holes and made irrigation channel in the soil.
  • Invention of the Coin (Asia Minor, 7th century BC)

    Invention of the Coin (Asia Minor, 7th century BC)
    King Croesus of Lydiawas the invetion of the coin, a refinment of money just as the Greek alphabet (also 7th century).
  • Sumerian Government: Priests 3000 BC

    Sumerian Government: Priests 3000 BC
    Sumerian Priests
    Many of the priest were officers of the King and they had to make sure that everything went the way the King wanted. Also they had to report to officers who had higher ranks than them. Around the 3000 BC they ruled and a lot of different priest kings ruled through out the years.
  • Writing is Invented 3100 BC

    Writing is Invented 3100 BC
    About 3100 BC, writing is invented at Uruk. You can witness the moment in the strata: One layer no writing, next layer writing.
  • The Cuneiform Writing System 3500 BCE

    The Cuneiform Writing System 3500 BCE
    The Sumerian Writing System
    The Sumerians were the first to create writing and it was the oldest writing system ever known. Picture writing was one of the earliest writings of the Sumerians and it was similar to the Egyptian hieroglyphs in some way. The cuneiform writing system had never developed an alphabet even after the alphabet was made.
  • Sumerian Schools 3500 BC

    Sumerian Schools 3500 BC
    Sumerian Schools
    The children had hard time learning the cuneiform writing so what they would do to master it was they would go to the temple school. They would use clay tablets as their textbooks. After they learned the cuneiform writing they would write down documents and keep them about every item that was bought.
  • The Wheel is Invented 3700 BC

    The Wheel is Invented 3700 BC
    Evidence of wheeled vehicles appeared in the mid 4th millennium BC, near simultaneously in Mesopetamia, the the Northern Caucasus (Maykop culture) and central Europe. The wheel initially took the form of the potter's wheel. The new concept led to wheeled vehicles and mill wheels. Since 3700 BC, people had been buried on wagons or cots.
  • Legal Systems

    Legal Systems
    They developed the first known codified legal and administrative systems, complete with courts, jails, and government records.
  • Industry Creation

    Industry Creation
    They developed trade, and established industries, including weaving, leather work, metalwork, masonry, and pottery.
  • The Sumerians' Government Rulers 4000 BC

    The Sumerians' Government Rulers 4000 BC
    The Sumerians were governed by powerful war leaders that became rulers and during those days the kings ruled as a representative for the gods. They ruled by command. After the code of laws was made the rulers appointed people to run parts of the government.
  • Sumerian Government 4000 BC

    Sumerian Government 4000 BC
    Sumerian Government
    The Sumerian government was created to organize what was going around in Mesopotamia. It was a government that was a combination of democracy and monarchy. It was also created to make laws.
  • Ancient Sumerian Food Habits 4000 BC

    Ancient Sumerian Food Habits 4000 BC
    Ancient Sumerian Food Habits
    The Sumerians started preparing land for the use of planting crops or gardening after quiting on hunting. The Sumerian food had mainly barley in it. Everyday Sumerian food was atleast made with barley in it.
  • Sumer Geography 4500BC-3800BC

    Sumer Geography 4500BC-3800BC
    Sumer GeographySumeria known as Sumer is located in Mesopotamia. The word Mesopotamia comes from the meaning between two rivers. (Tigris and Euphrates) The rivers flood about the same time when food is about to be harvested. Sumer has very fertile silt do to the chnaging of the rivers combinding into one.
  • Eridu is founded 5000 BC

    Eridu is founded 5000 BC
    Erdiu is founded in about 5000 BC, and then disappeared under the sand around the time of Christ.