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Egypt Vs. Sumer

Summary: Two of the greatest civilizations were Egypt and Sumer, which strongly resembled each other. Both civilizations had similar hierarchy. In both civilizations, gods and goddesses were on top. One of several notable differences was in communications, wherein Sumer used cuneiform, and Egypt used hieroglyphics.
From prehistory to 50 C. E. lived multiple civilizations. Two of the greatest were Sumer and Egypt, which strongly resembled each other. Say we lived in the time of Sumer; it would not be a great challenge to switch to life in Egypt. They had similar hierarchy, and similar beliefs on gods controlling their every day events and lives. One of a few differences between them is the writing. The writing had become more complex over the many years.

One similarity, as mentioned in the previous paragraph, was their belief in how gods control everyday happenings. Sumer believed that gods controlled every aspect of life, especially the forces of nature. They believed that gods and goddesses behaved like ordinary people; they ate, drank, married, and raised families. Although the gods favored truth and justice, they were also responsible for violence and suffering. Egypt believed similar things about gods and...

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