Is Ancient Singapore a Civilization? Singapore’s previous Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew once said, “First, to understand Singapore, you’ve got to start off with an improbable story.” The story starts with Ancient Singapore, during the 14th to 16th centuries. However, historians are still asking questions regarding this period in Singapore’s growth. One of the main questions is, “Is Ancient Singapore a Civilization?” This essay will prove that Ancient Singapore was definitely a civilization as all 7 aspects of a civilization are present. Ancient legends often conceal Singapore’s early history, but historians now know that Singapore contained cities, albeit being extremely small.
Catedral Primada de America the first stone of this cathedral was set in 1514 by Diego Columbus, who was the son of the great explorer. This is the oldest standing cathedral in the Western hemisphere. The vault of the church is Gothic, the arches Romanesque and the ornamentation Baroque. Among the cathedral more impressive features is the amazing vaulted ceiling and its 14 interior chapels. An audio guide is available in different languages.
Massachusetts Bay Colony was one of the first 13 original colonies. The name Massachusetts is an indian word. It means “at the great hill” or “large hill place.” Boston became its capital in 1632. Boston was a very popular port city, and had lots of available jobs for immigrants. It still remains one of the U.S’s oldest state.
As being the most remarkable civilization in the Western Hemisphere, the Maya produced an extensive range of structures, and have left a great architectural legacy that places the Maya civilization as one of the great preindustrial civilizations of the world. Maya architecture also incorporates various art forms and hieroglyphic texts. Along with their great architecture, trade was a key component of the Maya
How Hammurabi’s Laws Were Fair Hammurabi was the ruler of one of the first civilization on our planet Earth. This land that Hammurabi ruled was called Mesopotamia that existed in 3500 BCE, Hammurabi ruled in 1792 BCE. Once Hammurabi took power he decided to make some laws and I’m going to tell you why his laws were in fact just. Today in our time the laws you here might not be fair, but remember this was back in 1792 BCE thats a long time ago. I will be 3 different documents the Epilogue of the Code, Family Law, and Personal-Injury Law.
Hinduism grew out of the beliefs of the Aryans as recorded in the Vedas. It’s one of the oldest religions in the world. Just like Buddhism Hinduism is still used today its most used in India were it came from. Hindu was an emperor, unlike Buddha he made Hinduism because he wanted to make his empire bigger then it was by having more than just one empire. In Hinduism there were three gods and goddesses Brahma, Shiva and Vishnu Brahma is the creator who sees all.
The Tower of London housed royalty until the time of Oliver Cromwell in the 17th century ("Tower of London." Encyclopædia Britannica; “Tower of London.” New World Encyclopedia). Although it is no longer a royal residence, the Tower officially remains a royal palace, and as such, maintains a permanent Guard, part of the unit forming the Queen 's Guard at Buckingham Palace. Two sentries are maintained during the hours that the Tower is open, with one stationed outside the Jewel House and one outside the Queen 's House. (“Tower of London.” New World Encyclopedia) During both World Wars, the Tower of London was occasionally used as a prison (“Tower of London.” History; “Tower of London.” New World Encyclopedia).
The Assyrian Empire was an empire in Mesopotamia, modern day Iraq. Although the civilization did have importance revolving around the city of Nineveh, its main capital was Assur, which was named after its god. It existed around 1365-609 BC, however it was such a long time ago that archaeologists have never exactly been sure. Assyria started with what was called “Kings that lived in tents”, and then when the first temple was built Assur had gained a claim as a legitimate city. This grew to be an important trade center.