Culture and Values, Volume I: A Survey of the Humanities by Lawrence S. Cunningham, John J. Reich

By Lawrence S. Cunningham, John J. Reich

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Yet these discoveries did far more than merely give a true historical background to the myth of the Minotaur. Evans had in fact found an entire civilization, which he called Minoan after the legendary king. ” Actually, the magnitude of his achievement can scarcely be exaggerated. All study of the Minoans has been strongly influenced by his initial classification of the finds, especially the pottery. Evans divided the history of the Bronze Age in Crete into three main periods— Early Minoan, Middle Minoan, and Late Minoan—and further subdivided each of these into three.

2100 bce. The details of the drapery and headgear contrast with the simplicity of the face, which, like the position of the hands, suggests the humility of this neo-Sumerian ruler. From Telloh, Iraq. 8 cm) high. 10 Stele of Hammurabi (upper part), c. 1780 bce. The sun god is dictating the law to the king, who is listening reverently. They are shown on a mountain, indicated by the irregular ridges beneath the god’s feet. Carved in cuneiform below is The Law Code of Hammurabi, a portion of which is visible here.

At the same time, the practice of mummification developed. The body was embalmed to maintain its physical form, because Egyptian religious belief held that preservation of the body was necessary for the survival of the soul. Imhotep, the first architect known to history, was in later ages regarded as the epitome of wisdom and was deified. The Age of the Pyramids The great age of the pyramid came in Dynasty IV with the construction of the three colossal pyramids at Giza for the pharaohs Cheops, Chefren, and Mycerinus.

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