Monthly Archives: April 2011

Japan

Developing from Chinese influences and evolving largely in isolation, Japan is a 2,000-year-old civilization that epitomizes the concepts of aesthetic beauty, simplicity, modularity, and attention to detail. Relationships to nature are important. Various religions shape activities of daily life and … Continue reading

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Rome

Rome was once a great empire that conquered nations and was the epicenter for science and thought. The Romans greatest invention must have been the arch. Most of the Roman architecture was based on Greek orders but, were changed slightly. … Continue reading

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Greek

The Greek period came around 776 BC and lasted until 146 BC. Greece exported wine, olive oil, honey and dried fish while importing grain, ivory, faience, glass and purple dye. Famous Greek cities include Sparta and Athens but, what was … Continue reading

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Prehistory Culture

Prehistory is the human history in the┬áperiod before recorded events, known mainly through archaeological discoveries, study, research, etc.; history of prehistoric humans. In the beginning as simple food garthers, people travel in small bandsand grather furit, tubers, and wild game. … Continue reading

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Mesopotamian and Egyptian Culture

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The ancient Mesopotamian Culture (4500-539 BC) was located between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. There were many different groups the inhabited Mesopotamia including the Sumerians, the Babylonians, and the Assyrians. The Mesopotamians invented the wheel which was the turning point … Continue reading

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