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An Ancient Revolution: The Written Word
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Learning Activity 1: The Impact of Writing on Society

Atlas, 3100 BCE (Atlas > 3100 BCE - 586 BCE > Click on "Sumer" twice)

Writing Video (Video > A People is Born > Mesopotamia > Writing > Play)

Writing Multimedia: (Video > A People is Born > Mesopotamia > Writing > Explore Topic > Play)

Signs, Scribes, Envelopes, and International Writing (Video > A People is Born > Mesopotamia > Writing > Explore Topic > Play > Click spacebar > Signs, Scribes, Envelopes, International Writing)

A Sumerian School (Video > A People is Born > Mesopotamia > Writing > Explore Topic > Historical Documents > A Sumerian School)

Canaanite Civilization (Video > A People is Born > Canaan > Explore Topic > Play)

The Alphabet (Video > A People is Born > Canaan > Explore Topic > Play > Click spacebar > The Alphabet)

The Ox that Gored (Video > A People is Born > Mesopotamia > Gods and Kings > Explore Topic > Historical Documents > The Ox That Gored)

Law and Order Come from the Gods (Video > A People is Born > Gods and Kings > Explore Topic > Historical Documents > Law and Order Come from the Gods)

Voices of Babylon (Video > The Power of the Word > The Babylonian World > Explore Topic > Voices of Babylon > Click spacebar > Four Letters)



Learning Activity 2: The Essence of Judaism: Monotheism and the Torah

Universal God (Video > A People is Born > Babylonian Exile > Universal God > Explore Topic)

The Universal God (Video > A People is Born > Babylonian Exile > Universal God > Explore Topic > Historical Documents > The Universal God)

A Prophecy of Exile (Video > A People is Born > Babylonian Exile > Universal God > Explore Topic > Historical Documents > A Prophecy of Exile)

Universal God (Video > A People is Born > Babylonian Exile > Universal God > Play)

Torah (Video > A People is Born > Babylonian Exile > Torah > Explore Topic)

Judean Sacred Texts (Video > The Power of the Word > Babylon > Judean Sacred Texts > Play)

Archaeology and the Bible (Video > A People is Born > Mesopotamia > Archaeology and the Bible > Explore Topic > Play)

Archaeology and the Bible Sub-Topics (Video > A People is Born > Mesopotamia > Archaeology and the Bible > Explore Topic > Play > Press spacebar > View sub-topics)



Learning Activity 3: Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Texts

Atlas, 3100 BCE (Atlas > 3100 BCE - 586 BCE)



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