1. How did geography, culture, and climate play a role in the development of different religious outlooks in Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Israel? How were the political and social structures of each civilization tied to its religious views?2. If you could choose to live in one of the two Greek poleis featured in your textbook (Athens or Sparta), which would you prefer, when and why? In making your decision, be sure to consider both the major differences between thesepoleis and the cultural and philosophical ideas that unite them into a single culture.3. How did the Greek view of the relationship between man and nature influence their conception of the Gods? How was this view expressed in Greek philosophy and the arts?