The myths of different communities are crucial since they compare their cultures and their various ancient lifestyles. Mostly, comparative mythology has served as important channels for scholars to understand the ancient way of living way of different communities. The Egyptian history mainly originated from the Horn of Africa, and it spread to the Middle East and some parts of Eastern Europe. The influence of the Egyptian culture led to the introduction of the civilization in the world. Conversely, the Indo-Europeans spoke a proto-indo-European language that was constructed from the Eurasia. The indo-European people lived in the Neolithic era (Trichopoulou et al. 388). Most historians classify the vast forest in the border of Western and Eastern Europe as their home. The historians also referred them to Aryans. Their primary economic activities included pastoralism and crop farming. Their leadership was hereditary given that it was transferred from one kin to another. Additionally, the family in power was highly respected by the subjects (Trichopoulou et al. 386). For that reason, they were given priorities in everything including land allocation. The primary source of transport was water since the community employed boats to navigate from one place to another in case of any disaster or any environmental need arises for relocation. The community embraced warfare as their way of protecting their territories given that they existed in the Bronze era. For that reason, the iron art boosted their weapon manufacturing art. Likewise, the society had three main divisions that were highly regarded by the subjects. The classes included the priest, warriors, and peasants.
On the other hand, the Japanese culture has evolved over several years from the prehistoric Jomon period. The Japanese culture has a great importance in the world history given that it combines the Asia, Europe, and North American societies. The Japanese inhabitants date back their history to the black ships and Meiji periods. For instance, their literature was profoundly influenced by the Chinese people courtesy of the Chinese classical literature. Presently, the Japanese music comprises of the modern and traditional performers. However, the modern artists are highly inspired by the traditional Japanese musicians who combined sound and enjoyment to entertain their traditional leaders. The Japanese were among the most civilized people in the globe since they invented the art of painting and writing in the 7th century (Trichopoulou et al. 388). Most people in the Japanese land regarded agriculture as their source of livelihood. Additionally, others treasured fishing since they mostly dwelt near water bodies. Their leadership was hereditary given that it was a kinship system. The Japanese were divided between the Buddhists, Christians, and Muslim believers. Although, the Buddhist-dominated the land due to the Chinese influence.
The Mayan culture is perceived as a Mesoamerican culture developed by the Mayan people in America. The Mayan people occupied Mexico and North American parts. The Mayans were divided into farmers and pastoralists who crossed the vast North American land to look for food for their animals (Trichopoulou et al. 386). The Mayans’ leadership was hereditary since it was passed from family to another. Mostly, the administration was entitled to a particularly able family in the land. Moreover, they lived in villages, and each village had a leader. Initially, the Mayan people spoke a single, but after the classic pre-period, they developed various languages according to their communities. The agriculturalists were the main food providers in the land since they planted crops such as maize, beans, and cassava, which were used in feeding the community. The iron art was crucial among the Mayans since they employed it making weapons and farm tools used for agriculture and war reasons.
The Japanese, Egyptians, indo Europeans and Mayans embraced the hereditary leadership in their land. Given that, most of them did not employ democracy in electing their leaders. Likewise, the leaders were appointed according to the family power and class. Mostly, weaker families were not entitled to any leadership mandate in the society (Trichopoulou et al. 387). For instance, the wealthier families were given an opportunity to lead the community. Additionally, the communities depended on agriculture and animal husbandry as their main source of food. For that reason, people were compelled to work on farms to feed the society. Likewise, the communities embraced the bronze period to manufacture weapons and farm tools.
The communities had a difference on their areas of occupancy. For instance, the Egyptians occupied in Africa, Mayans lived in North America, while the Japanese inhabited the Asian region. The greater population of the Mayans, indo-Europeans, and Egyptians were Christians while Buddhism region dominated the Japanese due to the Chinese influence (Trichopoulou et al. 385). Additionally, some Egyptians and Mayans believed in gods, and they worshipped different plants and animals. Among the communities, the Egyptians were the most civilized. For that reason, they invented various perilous weapons that led to the increased warfare in the globe. Equally, the communities had a linguistic difference. For instance, the Egyptians embraced the Amharic and Arabic languages, the Japanese were fluent in the Japanese while the Mayans talked Spanish.
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