The time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written world
The discipline that records and interprets pastevents involving human being
Periods of history: Old, Middle, Modern, Contemporarie
Paleolithic: ( 500,000-10,000 BFE)
-Human evolved from ape-like creatures into Homo Sapiens.
-Palaios =Old and Lithos = Stone, thence it becomes “Old Stone”.
-One of their major developments was that the human had learned to control the fire, wild animals.
-Living conditionsin Paleolithic Age werehard and the nature was cruel: They lived in caves or occupy the rock and wood shelters.
-They tended to stay in large groups and had to share their food with other family members.
-Mesos = Middle and lithos = Stone. “ Middle Stone Age”.
-This age is a period of transition from Old Stone Age to New Stone Age.
-When climatic conditions started to change humansand animals started to adapt themselves to new environmental conditions.
-animals were lighter and faster, which made humans improve their hunting tool or weapon.
-Domestication of dogs
-Morehunting tools made out of bones and wood.
-The main development was the animal domestication
Neolithic: (8,000 – 5,500 BFE)
-Neos = New and Lithos = Stone “New Stone Age”
-Twoimportant events caused this change: Cultivation of plants and Domestication of animals
-The beginning of agriculture activities
-Humans started to leave their caves or shelters to stay close from theirfarms so they could keep an eye on their crops or farms
-They started to build houses near their farms
Heritage of the ancient world
The time during the development of humanculture before the appearance of the written world
The discipline that records and interprets past events involving human being
Periods of history: Old, Middle, Modern, Contemporarie...