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Why is it called Stone Age?
People used things of stone (spears, arrows, hatchets) and lived in stone houses (caves).
First metal discovered to melt?
copper for beads, ornaments, sharp blades and points... better than stones
Why did the Egyptians pickle their bodies to be mummies?
Egyptians believed their souls lived near their bodies after death, so they pickled their bodies to be Mummies
Jews believed in one God, gave us Old Testament
1900 BC: Ur to Canaan, 1700 BC Canaan to Egypt; 1300 BC Egypt back to Canaan
Greeks prayed to gods for victory and offered animals and food/wine.... sacrifice
What did Greeks pray to gods for?
1200 BC. Helen was stolen from Sparta and brought to Troy. Greeks made a fake horse present, invaded Troy to save Helen.
What was the Inspiration of the Illiad and Odyssey.. two famous poems written by Homer
the Trojan War
created the Alphabet, lived north of the Jews by the Meditteranean Sea and traveled far on boats. They were artisans and craftspeople, weavers, dyed cloth and robes. Tyrian purple for kings robes
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