Early Mesopotamian Civilization
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1. Describe the central features of Mesopotamian civilization, focusing on the political, economic, and social aspects. What were the central beliefs of Mesopotamian religion and how did it affect Mesopotamian culture? What role did the environment and religion play in the evolution of Egyptian civilization
2. Discuss the origins and decline of the Minoan and Mycenaean civilization. Who were the Assyrians? What were the key features of the Assyrian and the Phoenician /Carthaginian Empire and explain the differences in their institutions?
3. Discuss the significance of the Zhou Period and the Mandate of Heaven. Compare and contrast the following Chinese philosophies: Confucianism, Daoism and Legalism
4. Discuss the rise of the polis and differences between Athens and Sparta. Who were the Sophists? Compare and contrast Socrates, Plato and Aristotle.