Lecture 01 the ancient near east (b)

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Lecture 01 the ancient near east (b)

  1. 1. HISTORY 26 Lecture One: The Ancient Near East
  2. 2. The Ancient Near East
  3. 3. Agriculture <ul><li>Emmer Wheat Barley </li></ul>
  4. 4. Beer <ul><li> 5th Dynasty Courage Brewery </li></ul><ul><li>(c. 2500 BC) (1996 AD) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Fodder Crops <ul><li> Bitter Vetch White Clover </li></ul>
  6. 6. Animal Husbandry <ul><li>Oxen, donkeys, and horses (after c. 2000 BC) </li></ul><ul><li>Sheep and goats </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transhumance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Camels (c. 1000 BC) </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Evidence Clay Tablet Papyrus
  8. 8. The Evidence <ul><li>Berossus of Babylon (early 3rd century BC) </li></ul><ul><li>Manetho of Sebennytos in Egypt (early 3rd century BC </li></ul><ul><li>The Hebrew Bible (Christian Old Testament) </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Evidence <ul><li>Arabic - tell </li></ul><ul><li>Persian - tepe </li></ul><ul><li>Turkish - h üyük </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Evidence - Problems <ul><li>Still inhabited </li></ul><ul><ul><li>City and farmland </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Local topography </li></ul><ul><li>Financial constraints </li></ul><ul><li>Site identification </li></ul><ul><li>Politics and war </li></ul>

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