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    Ancient Civilizations

    Which civilization do you think is the best out of the following? and Explain please.

    Maya

    Inca

    Babylon

    Sumer

    Aztec
     
         
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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    Babylon cause idk
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    It depends on what you mean by "best". They all had different strong suits.
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

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    Babylon cause idk
    babylon is part of mesopotamia so i removed it
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    Quote Originally Posted by saaaaaadpanda View Post
    It depends on what you mean by "best". They all had different strong suits.
    This.

    You can't really expect us to write a fully detailed paragraph when you barely put any effort writing the OP. :/
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    Mesopotamia just because.
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    Quote Originally Posted by saaaaaadpanda View Post
    It depends on what you mean by "best". They all had different strong suits.
    best could be anything, it's up to you.
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    Definitely not the Mayans. They can't even predict the end of the world. What losers.
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    Mesopotamia is a geographic region that had numerous different civilizations, so it doesn't really fit on that list.

    Out of the three you have there, I'll take the Mayans.
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    well u can certainly rule out the mayans..............u know cuz of the whole 2012 doomsday schtick............lying bastards.......not that im not glad the world didnt end cuz im glad
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    Egypt? :shrug:
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    maya had people thinking the world would end
    nope its not their fault
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    These are all bad civilizations though. O_o Pagan, sun-worshipping, murderous heathens. Most didn't even contribute anything really, except maybe Sumer, and Babylon did do a lot of study on the night sky (but that was mostly for their pagan practices which are still being done today, Zodiac stuff, not something I'd consider a contribution). I guess they all had a hand in architecture and similar things, but I don't think the world has actually benefited from their existence much, they put more effort into fornicating and killing.
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    Best in what sense? Medical discoveries? Scientific breakthroughs? Impact on the modern world? O_o
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord of Kaos View Post
    Best in what sense? Medical discoveries? Scientific breakthroughs? Impact on the modern world? O_o
    On that note, I'm gonna go with Mayans. The best trolls of both the ancient and modern times I can't believe so many people thought the world was really going to end in 2012. And as that other dude said above, a lot of them were" Pagan, sun-worshiping, murderous heathens."
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    Gonna have to go with the Phoenicians (language), ancient hebrew/ israelites+ ancient persians Zoroastrianism (monotheism). Celts, Mayans, and King Mansa Musa of Ghana, Africa, the man who was worth excess of 400 billion dollars in ancient times, in ghana africa during the time of the dark ages in europe.
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    I don't really see the point in having a favorite ancient civilization..
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    Quote Originally Posted by YowYan View Post
    I don't really see the point in having a favorite ancient civilization..
    this.. but I'd chose ''Sumer'' as most interesting of em all....


    sadly though, your list is poor
     
         

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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    Sumer and Babylonia are in the same bloody region .-. Just different periods. I'd label it as Mesopotamian civilization

    Let;s see, contribution to the world :

    Well, they divided the time into the modern day timing of 60 seconds = minute and 60 minutes = hour

    They invented beer

    They invented the wheel, which revolutionized the transport system as much inventing the sail did.

    They also invented writing . . .

    And have contributed to medicine; I remember reading once about finding a skull with certain holes that indicates a successful brain surgery, because the bones showed marks of healing.

    _ _ _ _ _

    All the previous information can be looked up easily from the internet

    + A few civilizations missing, Egyptian ? (Far) Eastern ones ?
     
         
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    Re: Ancient Civilizations

    Quote Originally Posted by Yerrina View Post
    Sumer and Babylonia are in the same bloody region .-. Just different periods. I'd label it as Mesopotamian civilization

    Let;s see, contribution to the world :

    Well, they divided the time into the modern day timing of 60 seconds = minute and 60 minutes = hour

    They invented beer

    They invented the wheel, which revolutionized the transport system as much inventing the sail did.

    They also invented writing . . .

    And have contributed to medicine; I remember reading once about finding a skull with certain holes that indicates a successful brain surgery, because the bones showed marks of healing.

    _ _ _ _ _

    All the previous information can be looked up easily from the internet

    + A few civilizations missing, Egyptian ? (Far) Eastern ones ?

    True, Babylonia began the Empire that Sumer started.

    They were the same people.

    Think of it this way. London was once a tiny little Roman village in England....that one day grew into the British Empire.
     
         

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