Skim read the chapters before coming to class. Primary sources will be assigned to read before class. Quizzes has an * by the date. Exact dates will not be tested on, general time should still be known. Topics ignored will not be required to know. 35 questions on test = 35 review questions. Possible 5 point extra credit will be given. Extra credit assignment will be given (take home and do) Extra credit video (last day of class) Meso- (in the middle of) -potamia (rivers) The states were in constant war & turbulence between each other. Separated in 2 parts, lower and upper. Joined to be one country in 2,000 bce. We owe the written language to them. With plague, war, and famine the past would not be known. What is the purpose of life? -semester question. Gilgamesh was a mesopotamian king who wanted immortality.