Difference Between Paleolithic and Neolithic
Difference Between Paleolithic and Neolithic | …
The years between the epoch when Upper Paleolithic man hunted the last herds of reindeer in south-western Europe and the age when semi-civilised invaders ploughed the first furrows there and put the first flocks out to pasture, make up the Mesolithic and the Neolithic.
It must be admitted, however, that there were already pastoral and agricultural Neolithic men in Africa and Asia Minor at a time when Europe's Upper Paleolithic was at its zenith.
The so-called Neolithic peoples were in reality the issue of Upper Paleolithic tribes which had migrated.
Human Prehistory, Paleolithic/Neolithic Ages …
The origin of Saharan naturalistic rock art - mostly Neolithic - and its relations with the Upper Paleolithic art of western Europe remain open questions, as does that of its relations to the south-east with the rock art of Tanganyika and South Africa.
lived in small nomadic groups (30-50 people) 2
As described above, the Neolithic age was achieved far earlier in Eurasia than elsewhere. Since Neolithic life was the crucial prerequisite to urbanization, Eurasia experienced the rise of cities thousands of years before the rest of the world. Consequently, Eurasia has given rise to most of the world's civilizations, including the four current "global civilizations": Western, Islamic, South Asian, and East Asian (see ). The modern global political and cultural landscape has been shaped primarily by Eurasia and its colonial offshoots.
constantly moving Neolithic Era: 1
- about 3000 b.c.
They followed their food
Learned to polish stone tools
They settled into villages
Hunted their meat
Gathered their fruits and vegetables
They ate seafood
They also gathered nuts and seeds
They didn't depend on hunting as much
But once again, they ate fruits and vegetables
They believed in animism
Which is the worship of animals
They had their own traditions and rituals
They had their own intended burials
Towards upper Paleolithic time, they had begun to believe in supernatural
Buried dead with treasures, weapons, food, drink
Worshiped totems and drawings or paintings
Used paintings to communicate in some way
Made their own tools to hunt and make other things
Usage of fire
Created pottery to use for storage
The invention of the wheel to use for transportation
Agriculture to farm
Life after Neolithic Revolution
Life has changed very drastically after the Neolithic Revolution.