homo sapien

Early Humans/Homo Sapiens

Homo Sapien Ancient history as a term refers to the aggregate of past events history of ancient history and extending as far as the post-classical Homo Sapien history. The phrase may be used either to refer to the period of time or the academic discipline. The span of recorded Homo Sapien history is roughly 5,000 years, beginning with Sumerian Cuneiform script, the oldest discovered form of coherent writing from the protoliterate period around the 30th century BC. Ancient History covers all continents inhabited by homo sapiens in the 3,000 BC – 500 AD period.

The broad term Ancient History is not to be confused with Classical Antiquity. The term classical antiquity is often used to refer to Western History in the Ancient Mediterranean from the beginning of recorded Greek history in 776 BC (First Olympiad). This roughly coincides with the traditional date of the founding of Rome in 753 BC, the beginning of the history of ancient Rome, and the beginning of the Archaic period in Ancient Greece. The academic term “history” is additionally not to be confused with colloquial references to times past. History is fundamental the study of the past through documents, and can be either scientific (archaeology) or humanistic (history through language).

During the time period of ‘Ancient History’ starting roughly from 3000 B.C world population was already exponentially increasing due to the Neolithic Revolution which was in full progress. According to HYDE estimates from the Netherlands world population increased exponentially in this period. At 10,000 BC in Prehistory world population had stood at 2 million, rising to 45 million by 3,000 B.C. By the rise of the Iron Age in 1,000 BC that population had risen to 72 million.

The Hub of Ancient Homo Sapien Civilization

Mesopotamia – The Hub of Ancient Homo Sapien Civilizations

Ancient Mesopotamia, centered in present-day Iraq, occupies a unique place in the history of human culture. It is there, around 3400–3000 BC, that all the key elements of urban civilization first appear in one place: cities with monumental infrastructure and official bureaucracies overseeing agricultural, economic, and religious activities; the earliest known system of writing; and sophisticated architecture, arts, and technologies.

Ancient Homo Sapien Civilizations

These developments were concentrated in southern Mesopotamia, where the dominant ethnic and linguistic group until about 2000 BC was the Sumerians, famous today for their hero-king Gilgamesh of Uruk, the treasures found in the Royal Tombs at Ur, and the strikingly beautiful statues of Gudea, ruler of Lagash.

By at least 2700 BC, the Sumerians lived alongside Akkadians, whose king Sargon established the first lasting Mesopotamian empire, and whose Semitic language evolved into the dialects of the Babylonians and Assyrians. It was those cultures, adapting and extending the Sumero-Akkadian heritage, that built the great cities of Babylon and Nineveh, famed for their towering ziggurats, temples, palaces, and city walls; composed evocative creation myths, epics, hymns, and poems; and laid the foundations for future mathematics and astronomy.

Ancient Homo Sapien Civilization – Early Hunting

For some three thousand years, Mesopotamia remained the preeminent force in the Near East. In 539 BC, however, Cyrus the Great captured Babylon and incorporated Mesopotamia into the Persian Empire. Periods of Greek and Parthian rule followed, and by about AD 100 Mesopotamian culture had effectively come to an end.

Creation VS Evolution Debate

Creationism or Intelligent Design is the belief that life and the universe were created by a supernatural being (an “intelligent designer”), an omnipotent, benevolent God. Evolution is the process by which different kinds of living organisms developed and diversified from earlier forms during the history of the Earth.

The theory of evolution purports that life on earth evolved from one universal common ancestor about 3.8 billion years ago. It is a “theory” in the scientific sense of the word, which means it is supported by evidence and accepted as fact by the scientific community. The intelligent design hypothesis is not supported by evidence. Since 1929, the term “creationism” in the US has been associated with Christian fundamentalism, and specifically with a disbelief in evolution and a belief in a young earth.

Answers in Genesis

15 Answers to Creationist Nonsense – Scientific American

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