Western Civilizations I Test 1

Welcome to your Western Civilizations I Test 1

What is meant by the term civilization?
Under what conditions did it emerge?
What did Egyptian and Mesopotamian civilizations have in common?
How did they differ?
In what ways did mythopoeic thought characterize Near Eastern civilization?
How does this type of thinking differ from that of science?
What elements of Near Eastern civilization were passed on to Western civilization?
Write a 750 - 1,000 word essay concerning the Religious Orientation of the Ancient Near East.
Egyptian geometry and Babylonian astronomy were utilized by the _____________ and became a part of Western knowledge.
What Mesopotamian literary themes were borrowed by the Hebrews and Greeks?

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