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Class Notes for Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations at University of Toronto St. George

NMC102H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Berossus, Babylonian Astronomy, Pythagorean Theorem

NMC102H1 Winter 2018 Lecture 24 2. Mostly Uruk and Babylon Babylonian Map of the World Counting System o Most math tablets are school texts during the late third millennium onwards o Man...

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NMC102H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Esarhaddon, Ashurbanipal

NMC102H1 Winter 2018 Lectures 23 1. Mesopotamian scholarship, divination, magic, and ritual Scholarship o Scholars in the royal court had different roles o They advised the king on different things o Divided up into inner ...

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NMC102H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Women In Iran, Borsippa, Seleucid Era

NMC102H1 Winter 2018 Lectures 22 Empires of the First Millennium BC 2. Hellenistic First time capital is not Babylon Alexander the Great; under the hands of Greek rulers Alexander led battle against Darius the Third o Thre...

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NMC102H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Zimri-Lim, Tayma, Medes

NMC102H1 Winter 2018 Lectures 18-21 Empires of the First Millennium B.C. Timeline of Empires: Ubaid Period 6000-4000 Early Uruk 4000-3500 Late Uruk 3500-3100 Neo-Assyrian Empire (c. 911612...

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NMC102H1 Lecture 15: NMC102H1 Lectures 15-17

NMC102H1 Winter 2018 Lecture 15 Territorial States 1. Peoples and Politics in the late Bronze Age Sealand Dynasty I o In Sealand an independent dynasty was created o Babylonia, late 18th cen...

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NMC102H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Meddle, Larsa, List Of Assyrian Kings

NMC102H1 Winter 2018 Lecture 13 Tips for selecting a good research question: Something interesting and also specific in period, time, people; narrow it down and be specific Answer something in about 8 pages; have good docu...

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NMC102H1 Lecture 11: NMC102H1 Lectures 11-12

NMC102H1 Winter 2018 Lecture 11 Cuneiform tablets show some continuity from previous periods There is a huge explosion of the number of lexical texts and lists of pretty much everything Written Sum...

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NMC102H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Selective Breeding, 4Th Millennium Bc, Chalcolithic

NMC102H1 Winter 2018 Lecture 9 Rise of the First Cities 1. Prehistory Be aware of timeline (BC, BCE, Before Present) Be aware of regional differences (Levant is agricultural hub) Relative vs Absolute Dating o Stratigraphy ...

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NMC102H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Ziggurat, Hattusa, National God

NMC102H1 Winter 2018 Lecture 7 Religion and Society 1. Mesopotamian Religion Deities in writing o The DINGER sign: god Deities in art o Horned cap as a symbol o Identifying divine symbolssome have names o Iconography o The...

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NMC102H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Ashurbanipal, Sippar, Nimrud

NMC102H1 Winter 2018 Lecture 4 What is writing? A marker of civilization Writing arose independently in each region There has always been instruments of record keepingclay tokens, numerical tablets, tokens o Tokens were us...

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NMC102H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Introduced Species, Sustainable Agriculture, Dowry

NMC102H1 Winter 2018 Lecture 1 Basic terms o Mesopotamia Land between two rivers, Tigris and Euphrates Cradle of civilization Modern day Iraq o Fertile crescent First development of agriculture Key to the founding of the f...

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NMC102H1 Lecture 2: NMC102, note 2 final

February 13th Lugalzagesi of uruk Conquered the southern part of southern mesopotamia Link between early and late dynastic periods Defeated by Sargon who starts the oldy sargonic peri...

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NMC102H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Lapis Lazuli, Fertile Crescent, Carnelian

NMC102 Final Exam Prep Notes from Class January 4th Basic terms Mesopotamia Land between two rivers, Tigris and Euphrates Cradle of civilization Modern...

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