EUROPEAN & ASIAN HISTORY 5000 - 4001 B.C.


If we believe that man is intrinsically evil then he needs an autocratic rule.

If we believe that man is intrinsically good than he needs a democratic rule.

If we want to dominate our brother or sister
then say they are sinful, evil and God is vengeful

If you want to dominate others claim divine authority.
If you want to influence others demonstrate your abilities by serving. 

10/31/2012
EUROPEAN & ASIAN HISTORY 4000 BC - 3101 BC

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The world wide belief is that God images required both female and male attributes.

The Sumerian culture installed a Kingship saying it came down from heaven for its authority
The symbol of the Spirit-God shifted from feminine to masculine starting a schism of beliefs.
The Middle East turns from the light into darkness.
The caste system is entrenched into the religious system.

Women are marginalized

Druid

 

5,000 B.C.  

The human population was estimated to be about 5 million at this time.

Dried-up riverbeds as well as cave paintings indicate that at this time the Sahara was a land of flowing rivers, lush green pastures, and forests.

The Basque (Euskaldunak) culture settled into Britain by 9,000 B.C. and appeared to have mingled with the Beaker Culture by 5,000 B.C.  Others suggest they can only date to 3,000 to 5,000 B.C. and are descended from the Iberians, Aquitanian or the lost people of Atlantis.  What is know is they are a mystery people with no linguist links to any other culture in the world.  It is know they have a high percentage of O type blood and high incident of RH negative.  

The Hemudu culture in Southern China existed 5,000 B.C. to 4,500 B.C.

It is significant that the Basque culture did not exist in Europe 12,000 to 5,000 or 4,000 B.C.  Its significant the Basque language is not related to any other European or Indo-European language.  It is significant that the Basque are blood type 0 and rhesus negative, unlike their European neighbors.   Every thing suggests they are recent ocean arrivals from else where.  Some believe the Basque are the purest Caucasian genetically and migrated from America.

A Neolithic farming village in the Zagros Mountains of northern Iran are six large clay jars (2 1/2 gallons each) in the kitchen of a mud brick dwelling that contained wine.  Winemaking is wide spread to the Caucasus Mountains, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.

A wall painting in Turkey is believed to represent an eruption of a twin peaked volcano.

About five miles southwest of Ur, Iraq is the city of Eridu that the Sumerian believed kingship first came down from heaven.  This God ordained Kingship belief must have been exported to Egypt or visa-a-versa.  This is still regarded as a religious site well beyond 2,000 B.C.  Eridu is likely composed of Ubaid (5000-3750 B.C.) and Halafian (5500-4500 B.C.)cultures.  The Ubaidian would settle southern Iraq while the Halafian northern Iraq.  Clay models of boats found at Eridu and Ur suggest transportation by boat is an early development.  It is believed the Ubaidian civilization is the beginning of the Sumerian culture.  The Ubaid built mound temples, adding to their height over time.  The mounds are likely to protect their shrines during the frequent floods.  The Ubaid worshiped the spirit-god Ea (Enki) and the Great God Anu.  The Ubaid are known for the saying do not offer the food and drink of death but the bread of life and the water of life.  The food and drink of death offers immortality.   This is the basis for Garden of Eden myth.  This is likely a localized belief not shared in other cultures.

About this time the Sumerian Culture began a shift from Feminine spirit-god symbols to Masculine spirit-god symbols leading to a fundamental schism of beliefs and values.  The Sumerian culture eventually developed a distorted paternalistic view of their environment.  Women became second class citizens, no longer being created in the image of God.  The ancients believed the image of God requires both male and female characteristics.  The World was basically matriarchal because women were revered for their ability to create and sustain life.  Not superior or equal but complementary like Mother Earth and Father Sun.  Many still hold the belief that when the earth was viewed as a mother, things were more peaceful.  The Sumerians to justify their perversion created a second account of creation stating that woman is born of man.  Woman, they believed tempted man from God and are therefore intrinsically evil.  Women would become second class citizens and eventually regarded as chattel.  These destructive paternalistic beliefs are incorporated into the three major Sumerian religions, Semitic-Judaism, Judo-Christianity and Semitic-Islam.  Some believe Indo-European tribes spread paternalism because of their belief in an aggressive sky god who is male and human male leaders were given the powers of god .  They believe with this change came slavery, war and walled cities.   

It is believed the Yangshao dynasty of China started 5,000 B.C. and lasted to 3,000 B.C.  The Yangshao culture were producing distinctive ceramics painted with geometric designs and images from the world of nature, a marked departure from the plain wares in use in the previous millennium.

The Jomon culture, Early phase in Japan lasted 5,000 to 2,500 B.C.

Potters in the Kanto region of Japan begin to produce cooking pots with distinctive flame-shaped rims (ka'en shiki), which are among the most exuberant ancient ceramics known. This type of ware, the production of which peaked during the Middle Jomon, is thought to have been made for preparing food at special religious ceremonies.  This practice lasted 5,000 B.C to 4,000 B.C.  During this time people begin to live in pit houses clustered together in small groups and to use stone awls, scrapers, and axes, mulberry bark for clothes, and pits for storage. Clear cultural differences exist between the inhabitants of different parts of the islands.

The Yangtze Valley of China is the earliest area where cultivated rice is found dating to this time versus the collection and use of wild rice's (not to be confused with American wild rice).  Some speculate rice is cultivated much earlier possibly 7,000 B.C. when people began moving from hills onto river plains and lowland areas.  These early people used domesticated dogs, water buffalo and pigs.  They lived in rectangular houses built of timbers.  Three agricultural traditions are identified, the Cishan, Peiligang and Laoguanti who cultivated foxtail millet.  By 2,000 B.C. 31 sites throughout China have solid evidence of the use of cultivated rice.

The peoples of Northern Thailand consumed rice but the experts can't agree if it is cultivated.  The Ainu people of Northern Hokkaido, Japan resemble the Caucasian Peoples.  Others suggest they are different being remnant of an ancient people who occupied China prior to the Mongoloid expansion.  By the 1990's only about 300 full-blooded Ainu remained.  Many thousands of Japanese claim to be Ainu but some suggest they are mixed blood.  It is of interest that the Ainu believe the seas, rivers and forests belong to everyone.  They believe in good and evil spirits and that plants and animals as well as mountains, fire and water also have spirits.  The early American People held similar beliefs, as did the early Sumerians (Semite people).

The Sumerian culture is believed to have started at this time in the Indus Valley building upon the irrigation practices of the Samara peoples.  The origin of the Sumeria people is unknown but is probably related to the creators of the Indus Valley civilization.  The Sumerian people believe they have always been in Iraq.

The Minoan-Philistine city of Bet-She'an on the Jordan River is first built about this time.  It is not known if the people are proto-Minoan.  The Minoan culture of Crete is believed to originate in Asia and is not Indo-European in nature.  Some belief the pro-Minoan arrived Europe in 128,000 B.C. which might be a stretch but 7,000 B.C. has been confirmed as the introduction of agriculture on Crete.  Of the twenty-five known occupations they include Canaanite (1700 B.C.), Egyptian, Philistine and Hebrew.

Indus-valley peoples are building permanent houses of mud and are trading with the Sumerian.  England and Scotland became an Island as the ice age declines.

The Khartoum culture of the Upper Nile is making pottery.  Egypt is becoming increasingly more arid forcing the people closer to the Nile River.  The people are forced into more intense agricultural practices.

At Subiya, Kuwait parts of a reed boat, used for ocean travel, is uncovered.

At Knowth, County Meath, Ireland are megalithic stones decorated with zigzag art similar to the Iberian (Spain) peninsula art works.

Scandinavia had finally shed its glaciers and was actually four degrees warmer than modern times but the Gulf of Bothnia still froze over every winter.  This condition attracted thousand of seals that came to give birth and nurse their pups on the ice.  Seal meat and skins supported a large human population.  They had long-distance trade networks.  Climate and landscape instability played a vital role in cultural innovation.  Scandinavia quickly rose as two miles of ice were removed and the land sprang back.  Some land rose 200 feet in a very short time and is still rising into modern times.  It's ironic that the Scandinavia culture was built on the harvest of seal pups, yet condemn Canada for it seal harvest.    

The Sahara Prairies was a greener place where giraffe roamed gracefully across the land.  However the Sahara Desert began as a result of a climate change about this time causing a great drought. 

4,800 B.C.  

The German Stonehenge was built about this time period near Goseck, Germany.  It was clearly uses for solar observations based on pottery and an etched disk discovered.  This represents the oldest of some 200 similar circles scattered across Europe.  These Neolithic and Bronze Age People domesticated goats, sheep, pigs and cows as early as 5,300 B.C.  Some speculate the Stonehenge was necessary to calculate the crop cycles.

If man is intrinsically evil then he needs an autocratic rule.  If man is intrinsically good then he needs a democratic rule.  It is likely that the belief of Kingship is tied to the belief of original sin or mans fall from the grace of God.  It is noteworthy that an evil God, original sin, and Kingship is unknown among Canadian aboriginal peoples.

Sumerian tradition suggests the concept of Kingship originated in Eridu having been lowered from heaven.  If this proves true then Sumeria and not Egypt introduced Kingship religious beliefs to Europe.  Egypt likely learned this belief from the Sumerians.  The Sumerian Kingship list records their kingship periods from the beginning of man from 246,000 B.C. to 4,800 B.C.  This need to establish a genealogy around which to weave accumulated knowledge of man and the spirits would turn into a passion of the Sumerian-Semites that will dominate Genesis and the Torah.

Eridu, Mesopotamia (Iraq) began to evolve into a town of some five thousand people.  The central building is the town temple.  Temples are storehouses and redistribution centers for surplus food as well as places of worship.  The Egyptians would adopt this philosophy.  Religious belief dominated Sumerian culture.

The Tell Halaf people are still making their painted pottery in the north.  The Halaf culture has developed cobbled streets indicating some municipal care-taking structure.  Mother Spirit-goddess amulets are common as is the bull's head.  A double axe symbol is also a common feature.  Fine pottery appears to be a major trade item.  These peaceful people are believed from Anatolia.  Cattle are domesticated at Argissa Magula, Thessaly, Anatolia (Greece).

At Carrowmore, Ireland a people who practiced cremation occupied this site until about 3,200 B.C.  At Primrose Grange, Ireland only a mile and a half from Carrowmore lived a people who buried their dead and used chert arrowheads suggests a different social and cultural tradition.

It is believed the Japanese people migrated from China via the Korean Peninsula.  The Ainu are the aboriginal people of Japan and are well established as fisherman, hunters and farmers.

4,700 B.C.  

Far to the northeast of China, in the Manchurian hills, archaeologists have uncovered traces of a ceremonial center at Niuheliang associated with the Hongshan culture (4700-2920 B.C.). The remains include foundations of one of the earliest temples built in China.

Europe's oldest town so far discovered was discovered near Provadia, Bulgaria dating to 4,700 to 4,200 B.C.  It contained about 350 people in two story homes enclosed with massive fortified walls.  The attraction was the salt springs which were processed for salt that was traded far and wide.  It is believed the salt was processed as early as 5,500 B.C.

4,650 B.C.  

The Balkan region (Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary) had a sophisticated and well-organized copper and gold industry trading over a wide area.  At Rudna Glava in Yugoslavia fissures mark places where early miners followed ore veins deep into the ground.  One mine in Bulgaria has a shaft 32 feet deep.  Copper is likely in use in northern Italy about this time.

Thousands of monoliths are moved and assembled in Carnith, France before the Celtic people occupied this area.  It is believed they were assembled over a 1000-year period.  Many stones weighted 100 tons each with one being 340 tons.  Many stones were move from miles away.  It takes about 200 men to move a 30-ton stone over level ground using log rollers.

4,500 B.C.  

The peaceful Halafian culture (4500-4300 B.C.) (likely a Caucasian peoples) that is not related to the Sumerian culture is in Northern Mesopotamia.  Their pottery is similar to the Half people.  They are being slowly replaced by the Ubaidian culture from the South.  The Kongemose culture of the Baltic Sea is being replaced by the Ertebolle culture that included 32-foot canoes and inland houses in Denmark and other locations in Scandinavia.  This culture practiced elaborate burial practices including use of red ocher, antler harpoon, ground stone axes and one is deposited in a wooden coffin.  Red ocher burial practice is also common in eastern Canada at this time.

A boat model found in an Ubaid grave at Eridu with a wooden mast (and sail?) likely represents water transportation in Mesopotamia at this time.

The Finns occupied Russia, Finland, Sweden and Norway.  The Asturian occupy Spain and the Tardenbsian people occupy France.  The Indo-European tribes have migrated from the Black Sea to the Germanic regions.

The Semites that includes Arabic, Akkadian, Syrian, Canaanite-Hebrew and Ethiopic tribes occupied Saudi Arabia.  To the west of Egypt lived the Hamites and still further west the Capsian tribes.

Upper Egypt is occupied by the Badarian cultures a semi-sedentary people.  They cultivated grains, collected fruits and herbs using the castor bean for oil.  The raised cattle, sheep and goats.  Their graves are oval and rectangular, roofed  containing food offerings.  The bodies are covered with hides or reed matting.  Stone palettes, ivory and stone objects are associated with the bodies.

It is believed the Hongshan dynasty of China started 4,500 B.C. and lasted to 3,000 B.C.  

Metallurgy is evident in the Balkins.

Hinduism a religious tradition of Indian origin is believed to have originated 3,000 B.C..  Others suggest it originated 4,500 B.C.  Some suggest the Aryan people introduced Hindu (Sindhu) to India about 2,000 B.C.  

The Dawenkou culture on the East Coast of China existed from 4,500 B.C. to 2,500 B.C.  In its later phase, the Dawenkou culture along the east coast develops a firing technology to make fine undecorated black and white wares. Ceramics of the subsequent Longshan culture (ca. 25001700 B.C.) are admired for their extremely thin walls. Shapes common to both cultures are influential in the development of the forms of early bronze ritual vessels.

At the 2,756 meter high Schnidejoch Pass between the Berner Oberland and Valals of the Swiss Alps was found 300 objects of man including leather clothing made from goat skins.

Horses were first domesticated in what is now the Ukraine. Hunters who ate them wild found that they could milk them tamed and ride them.

In China they made axes from corundum, the second hardest material known to man.  These axes were smoother than modern man can make using diamonds.  The researchers don't know how cave men made these axes especially since diamond polishing is believed to have originated in India in 500 B.C.

Gold jewelry is shaped, worn and traded throughout Europe at this time. 

A woman in a mine near Leipzig, Germany dating between 4,500 to 4,200 was discovered with a handbag made with 100 dog teeth.  This is believed to be the oldest handbag discovered.

 

4,485 B.C.  

The patriarch of the Adam tribe (4485-3555) is a descendent of the tribe of God according to the historian Josephus (37-100 A.D.).  Adam begot Cain, Abel, Seth and many others.  The Chaldaeans, Parthians, Medes and Canaanite-Hebrew call the first man Adam.  Others call the first man Thouthos, Phos (Prometheus) or Epimetheus according to Egyptian theology.

4,456 B.C

Some researchers suggest that Biblical creation of heaven and Earth began about this time.  The mythical Adam and Eve are expelled from the Garden of Eden.

4,431 B.C

Timbers of a possible ship of this time were found off Hayling Island near Portsmouth, England, in 1997. The structure might also have been a causeway.

4,400 B.C.  

The Faiyum District of Egypt is occupied by an agricultural people (Faiyum A 4400-3900 B.C.) who also hunted and fished.  Some contend that the first king of Egypt named Mena reigned at this time.

4,355 B.C.  

The patriarch of the Seth tribe (4355-3443) is a descendent of the tribe of Adam (4485-3555) according to the historian Josephus (37-100 A.D.).  Seth begot Enosh, and many others.

4,350 B.C.  

Cereal agriculture is well established in Britain about this time by the Maglemose people.

4,300 B.C.  

The Dawenkou culture (4,300-2,500 B.C.) exists in China.

The Merimda district of Egypt is occupied for the next six hundred years living in pole-framed huts built in rows that included granaries.

4,250 B.C.  

The patriarch of the Enosh tribe (4250-3345) is a descendent of the tribe of Seth (4355-3443) according to the historian Josephus (37-100 A.D.).  Enoch begot Kenan (Cainan) and many others.

4,241 B.C.  

Egypt adopted a solar calendar of 365 days called a Nile or civil year.  It is believed they abandoned the lunar calendar after many annual measurements of the Nile flood being compared to the star Sirius.

4,200 B.C.  

About eight years after the expulsion of the mythical Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden human conflict has degenerated from fratricide (Cain and Abel) to organized war.  It is noteworthy that Cain is marked so other non-Semitic tribes will not kill him.  The implications are that only Semitic people descendants of Adam are marked with original sin.  This Genesis mythology also establishes Abel as a shepherd and Cain as a  farmer with God favoring the shepherd.  This may account for the nomadic nature of the Semitic-Canaanite-Hebrew.  This is also the likely base of hate by the Semitic-Hebrews towards the Semitic-Canaanite farmers.  Women were the early farmers and it is obvious to the Semite that God disfavored farmers and favored shepherds who are closer to hunters, mans historic position.  They likely reached this belief because of the numerous chaotic flooding of the Tigris and Euphrates that destroyed the women's crops.  The Nile flooded but on a regular basis not chaotic.  It is likely that the Canaanite and Hebrew tribes likely separated about this time based on style of life.

4,160 B.C.  

The patriarch of the Kenan (Cainan) tribe (4160-3250) is a descendent of the tribe of Enos (4250-33345) according to the historian Josephus (37-100 A.D.).  Kenan begot Mahalalel and many others.

4,090 B.C.  

The patriarch of the Maleleel tribe (4090-3195) is a descendent of the tribe of Cainan (4160-3250) according to the historian Josephus (37-100 A.D.).  Maleleel begot Jared and many others.

4,025 B.C.  

The patriarch of the Jared tribe (4025-3063) is a descendent of the tribe of Maleleel (4090-3195) according to the historian Josephus (37-100 A.D.).  Jared begot Enoch and many others.

4,005 B.C.  

Babylon is brewing beer.  The brides father by tradition supplied his son-in-law all the honey beer he could drink for a month and this practice was called Honey Month.  Later it became known as Honeymoon as time was reckoned by the phases of the moon.  

4,004 B.C.  

Some religions believe the earth is created in six days this year.  Other dates put forward are 4000, 3761, 3960 B.C.  The Jewish traditional date is 3761 B.C.  Luther liked 3960.  Archbishop James Ussher in 1658 established 4004.  Babylonian tradition suggests that Adam's first wife Lilith (meaning monster of the night) a striking beauty is cast out of Eden before Eve is created and before Adam violated the forbidden tree and therefore never had her immortality taken away and she still wanders the earth.  As a result she never learned the difference between good and evil and subsisted on the blood of children and wild beasts as the Queen of Terror.  This is likely the basis for the belief that women are intrinsically evil.  The Semite changed the oriental legend of King of Terror into the Queen of Terror.

The King of Terror is also a recorded figure from oriental and Anatolia (Greek) mythology.

The Semitic tradition of the Sumerian Genesis begins and will have a profound negative impact on European civilization through Roman-Christianity.  The Semitic-Hebrews Biblical tradition of the beginning of the world is based upon the Sumerian tradition.  The Semitic-Hebrews had a pathological desire to place human experience into a historical perspective.  This tradition appears to have a Sumerian basis rather than Egyptian origin.   This passion for the past included acceptance of conflicting stories, myths and application of God as chief actor and cause of history.  An example;

Genesis contains two fundamentally different traditions of the beginning of mankind.  The first version claims God created mankind in the image of God and he created them male and female.  The implications of this tradition are that man and woman is created as equal partners and provides no basis for a fall from the Garden of Eden into sin.  The majority of the people of the world followed this tradition.  As a result they did not look upon natural disasters as being a punishment of mankind by God for the sins of their ancestors.  These people therefore considered all the earth their Garden of Eden and enjoyed the gift from God or the spirit-gods.  The Sumerian and their Semitic-Hebrew descendants are aware of this tradition but created a modified tradition called the Second Account of Creation.  The second account has only the male being created in the image of God and woman being created from man as his helpmate.   This Sumerian thinking led to a belief that women caused the loss of the Garden of Eden (between the Tigris and Euphrates) and the fall of man into sin.  The concept of good and evil, male dominance over female, that might is right and a vengeful jealous God is fortified and systematized based upon a misunderstanding of tradition and the intent of God.  Man would go on to created the eye for an eye mentality in Mesopotamia and it would spread to pollute Egyptian and European thinking.   People who grow up in the Middle East would learn that they don't like other tribes, rarely intermarry and kill each other whenever they can.

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