Specialized jobs such as these help civilizations around the world to sustain themselves and thrive in their environment. Although both Phoenicia and Nubia were expert traders, they went about doing it in different ways. Many Nubians were merchants who traveled along trade routes to acquire goods from the areas around them, while the Phoenicians were able to acquire goods from far away areas using sailors. Both societies relied on farmers for food, and Nubians had many miners. Many of these jobs were influential in the order of social class structure, which was very similar in both Nubia and Phoenicia.
The two tribes or empires shared multiple things, including the rank which was decided by wealth and also the peasants were usually at the bottom and the kings sat at the top of the social class. The thing that the Mayan culture did differently was that they mainly had to start this social class was because many people began to get wealthy through the amount of money that was made from farming and trading with other tribes. The Egyptians believed that through their religious faith that the Pharaoh was always on the top of the ranking since he could supposedly “talk to the Gods”. From there he would be able to decide the rest of the social
In the Ming empire, the changes that they went through economically and socially were very dependent on the silver trade. As silver became a global staple for trade, the want and feeling of luxury that silver brought enabled everyone to be included in the trade(Doc 1). In China, people could use silver extravagantly or in common expenses. This increased the economic base
During the bronze age both Ancient Mesopotamians and Ancient Egyptians developed forms of religion that highly reflected their habitat. They had many similarities in their politics even though they had completely different forms of government. Both societies were also known for their discoveries in art and technology. They developed their own forms of writing, different tools and architecture.
The Nile was apparently the highway of Ancient Egypt. It enabled Egyptians to move goods and people up or downriver. The Egyptian people could move crops from places of plenty to places of famine, which kept the whole society going. River transport also gave craftsmen a chance to sell beyond their local market. In short, the Nile made beginnings of a national economy
Mesopotamia and Egypt were early river valley civilizations. Archaeologists have discovered an incredible amount of information about them, and in that research many similarities and differences about the civilization’s religions stood out. Both Mesopotamian and Egyptian religions were polytheistic and believed in an afterlife, however Mesopotamians viewed gods as human-like and had grim views of life after death, while Egyptians viewed gods as a cross between humans and animals and had brighter views concerning their afterlife. Both Mesopotamia and Egypt were polytheistic civilizations. Mesopotamians believed in gods such as Utu, the sun god, and Ereshkigal, the god of the afterlife (Mesopotamia ppt).
The Maya civilization includes advances in learning and the arts. One of the cultural achievements are the well known towering temples and palaces made of stone. These temples, rested on pyramid-shaped platforms, are precious to the Maya as priests would perform rites and sacrifices to their gods at the top. The stone temples are also used for burials of priests, nobles, and rulers.
Why did the Silk Road encourage the trade?The Silk Road trade had good ideas and culture past between the eastern and the western civilizations. First of all, the goods and ideas spread throughout the Silk Road. For example, in the Document A shows from all over the countries like China, Central Asia, Africa, India, and Europe trade items on the Silk Road. This explain the way of the Silk Road connect the countries to trade with each other. When walking through the Silk Road to country to country, there is a lot of trade around the civilizations selling silk, ores, seeds, and other items.
Besides being separated by an ocean, the Romans and Aztecs were very much alike. Both were ruled by emperors worshipped as a god, both had highly trained and skilled armies that contributed to their land control, and both believed in polytheistic religions. On the other hand, there are significant differences between the two empires, like the type of government system, economy, and social structure each civilization
As the production and transportation of foods dominated the trading industry, there was also a vast exchange of other goods from all parts of Europe, Asia, and Africa. A positive of this was the prosperity of the Empire and many of its citizens generated a need for luxurious and exotic imports which lead to a trade. In the trades, they got silks from China and the Far East, cotton and spices from India, Ivory and wild animals from Africa, vast amounts of mined metals from Spain and Britain, and fossilized amber gems from Germany. Rich people and their slaves also lived in the towns. Most of these rich people owned a lot of lands, and rented it out to poor farmers, or made their slaves farm it.
The text says they built temples and started trading with other villages. So they were succesful. The Nile River Vally civilization was also succesful because they had good farming land.
For example, the Ottoman Empire controlled the land surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, and the Baltic Sea thus was a part of a large sea trade network (doc 4). As a result, ideas and inventions were spread to this empire that improved people’s lives. Additionally, the Ottoman’s sphere of influence increased as well as they came in contact with other civilizations and further spread Islam. Furthermore, their economy grew and became wealthier as a larger amount of goods were entering the market and there was an increase in the exchange of products due to trade with multiple other empires. In addition, eastern coastal African towns like Mozambique, Zimbabawe, and Mogadishu were located along the sea network that connected India, Arabia and Africa, where exotic goods like animal skins, gold, and ivory were traded (doc 10b).
In the earlier times the Israelites lived in Egypt and were explained to be a fruitful and multiplied people. Under the law of Egypt’s king, the Israelites had permission to live in Egypt and work the land. However, the King felt as if the Isralites were a threat to his reign because there were so many of them, so he dicided to deal with them “shrewdly” (Exod. 1:10). Therefore Pharaoh assigned them degrading work in harmful envirnments and began to control their population growth. The Egyptian masters worked the Israelites ruthlessly (exod. 1:13,14) and made them slaves.
We believe that he is responsible for the Nile’s flow, sun rise, etc. Famous pharaohs are Tutankhamun and Cleopatra. This government system is better than others because it easier to obtain control, laws or orders are applied more quickly, and social reform can be created more efficiently. Religion Ancient Egyptians are polytheistic, which means that we believe in many gods and goddesses.
Shang dynasty and the Mesopotamia civilization are two major ancient civilizations in Asia, they shares the same continent and also some similarities in economy and technological development, but different natural condition helps two civilization develop their own distinction such as their different political system. For the economy, Two civilizations shares many similarities and several difference. Both civilization relies on fertile soil and River to grow foods to increase population. In Mesopotamia, people relies on two main river, the Tigris and the Euphrates. In Shang, people depend on the water in Yellow river.