7 Characteristics of Civilzation

Isabela Benzi

Goverment

Government is a set of political positions that act operative instructions and operative procedures of the public administration and giving temporarily.


In Mesopotamia the government was represented by the sumerian kings

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Social Structure

Social Structure is the system of socioeconomic stratification social institutions, or, other patterned relations between large social groups.



In Mesopotamia the Social Structure was represented by the kings, priests, warriors, and government officials belonged to the upper class. Middle class consisted of merchants, farmers, fishers, and artisans. The lower class are the sumer's.

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Language

The system of communication used by a particular community or country.



In Mesopotamia the language was represented by the cuneiform.

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Religion

A specific fundamental set of beliefs and practices generally agreed upon by a number of persons or sects


In Mesopotamia the religion was represented by mythology was a series of repeated stories that explained the unexplainable and was the backbone of the religion.

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Art

Art is an expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance.


In Mesopotamia the art was represented by the jewels.

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Technology

Technology is the use of science in industry, engineering etc, to invent things or to solve problems.


The Sumerians invented many things that we still use today.

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Food Surplus

an amount that has been leftover after a need has been met (extra)



In Mesopotamia the Food Surplus was represented by the large amout of food.

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