ancient civilizations mesopotamia the cradle of civilization
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Slide 2 Ancient Civilizations MESOPOTAMIA the cradle of civilization Slide 3 Objectives: You will learn about the ART MUSIC RELIGION LITERATURE ARCHITECTURE of one of the earliest civilizations. Slide 4 This lesson is important... it serves as a basis for understanding all other civilizations that followed. It is a look at how people of long ago made art which reflects their thoughts and lives. Slide 5 Two important revolutions occurred in Mesopotamia: 1. Agricultural revolution People began farming for the first time. People began farming for the first time. 2. Birth of cities government, culture, and building evolved government, culture, and building evolved from simple villages. from simple villages. Slide 6 You will learn the difference between: and ARTIFACTS Slide 7 You will learn that a civilization has a need for order: Art cannot be created until certain needs have been met: FOOD SECURITY ART Slide 8 View of the early city of UR Slide 9 ZIGGURAT a temple Slide 10 Conventions of art Characteristics that all art of a certain time or culture have in common. Slide 11 This figure is believed to have possibly been a god - because it is missing some of the other conventions. Slide 12 Artwork reflects the organized society Slide 13 Order is also seen in the way artworks are sized. Slide 14 Slide 15 Slide 16 Slide 17 A civilization can develop art with specificconventions Slide 18 You will also find out that ABSTRACT Does not always apply to modern art! Slide 19 You will read the 1st actual piece of written literature --- Its an action-packed story about a SUPER HERO And his TRUSTY SIDE-KICK!!! And its written on clay! Put that in your 3-hole binder!