did societies in river valleys compare to other ancient societies such as the Greeks?
2. What are some important lessons on life and leadership found in the Epic of Gilgamesh? How are these lessons relevant to modern society? How can you incorporate some of these into your own life?
3. What were the roles and value of stories in ancient societies? Why are they important to historians? How do ancient stories and their roles in their society compare to modern stories and their roles in our society?
4. How do Mesopotamian and Egyptian government, society, religion and culture compare? How do their phases of development and decline compare? Why are they similar or different?
5. If you fell in a time machine and had to survive in any period of Bronze Age Egypt or Mesopotamia, which specific period and location would you choose and why? What would you do to survive?