Event Summary

Human food production & domestication of animals begins in Middle East

Date

6500 B.C.

Description

Human food production (cereal crops) & domestication of animals begins in Fertile Crescent region of the Middle East; humans elsewhere continue to secure sustenance by hunting-gathering. Marks beginning of the Early Neolithic Age.

Lecture

Labor/Work

Timeline 1

The Earth's Oceans to 1350 AD

Related Source

Facing the Ocean: The Atlantic and Its People (2001)

Record ID

1049