The History of the River Valleys
Elbio Guedilla, Zane Erickson, Roberto Reyes, Cory Hurtubise
Priests and nobles
Traders, artisans, shopkeepers, and scribes
Farmers and herders
Cities of Egypt
Unlike most society at the time Egypt gave women the right to sell and trade along with having their own jobs.
Culture - Art
Indus River Valley
The Harappans used the same size bricks and standardized weights in their cities
All of the cities were pre-planned and organized
Most sophisticated water storage system in ancient world
Monarchy- Had a raja, or king
Indus Priests also were in charge of government
Brahmins- Priests and the king
Kshatriyas- Warriors and aristocrats
Vaishyas- Cultivators, artisans, and merchants
Shudras- Peasants and serfs (modified slavery)
Men worked within caste
Women were valued because of their ability to produce offspring
When children were old enough, they adopted their parents' role
Buddhism~ 365 B.C.E.
Contained: Writings on prayers
The cities were larger.
Through out thee cities the art and culture was beautifully displayed.
The majority of the cities were painted red.
Middle: Then came the lords and warriors
Lowest:Lastly were the peasants
They also believed that the gods controlled their future.
They believed that the river was god like since it had power over the land and crops.
- Made Pots
- Wrote Poetry
- Sang Songs
Book of Change- Manual Diviners
Book of Rights- Etiquette and Rituals, and Aristocrats
Book of Songs- Early conditions of Zhou
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Indus River Valley
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