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Mesopotamia is the land between the Tigris and Euphrates and site of several ancient civilizations.
Historically the Chaldeans were a semi-nomadic people from Arabia who occupied the city of Ur "of the Chaldeans." (Genesis 11:28) and neighboring lands. They are referred to in the accounts of Assyrian kings that date back to 884-859 BC. In 721 BC, a Chaldean ruler, despite great opposition, seized …
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There were several different civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia at different times, including Akkad,Assyria,Bablon and Sumeria. Improvement: Uruk, Ur, Sippar, Lagash, Nippur.
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They traded dyestuffs (Tyrian purple), salt, cedar logs, perfume, cloth, and glass trinkets. As they expanded their trade west through the Mediterranean and east to Mesopotamia, they engaged in carriage trade, ie shipping other peoples' produce for them, which extended their trade goods to include g…
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It began as a series of independent city-states, followed by groups of city-states ruled by petty kings, then became part of the Assyrian Empire, followed by the Babylonian Empire, followed by the Persian Empire, followed by the Macedonian Empire etc etc.
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After the fall of Rome In Western Europe, the period from about AD500-700 is often called the Dark Ages. In fact from about AD410 onwards the western part of the empire was overrun by various group of barbarian invaders. The Eastern Empire fared better and under Emperor Justinian succeeded in …
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It had good farmland and very fertile soil. plants also grew well near rivers or it had a good water supply. Irragation was a huge part, the Tigris and Euphrates rivers and the silt from the rivers
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Because he made their society nice,hard,peaceful, and worthwhile to the Mesopotamians. He also made Babylon and Mesopotamia a fair and just place. Also the first most enforced and strict code.
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Ancient Mesopotamians played usually many hunting games. Such as killing lions, elephant, etc. They also fished a lot, played boxing and wrestling. They also had many boardgames. If you want to learn more about their daily life visit www.google.ca and then search mesopotamian sports and games. I'm s…
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The land was fertile: have abundance of crops and vegetation. Also, the shape of the land is in form of a crescent: an arc shape. The key element was the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers which supplied the water which made the fertile land productive, and washed down new soil to maintain the fertilitythe…
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These differing attitudes are typically attributed to the type of lifestyle humanity adopted to survive in these regions. Mesopotamia had a more hostile environment in the ancient world in terms of climate and agriculture. The fickle nature of the environment is echoed in their religious and politic…
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The sailboat was created because people can sail to other places, send mail, food or even people. And also for transportation.
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today we still use the wheel for many things to move plus people don't drink beer because of the Mesopotamian civiliztion from the 11 year old who's answer is better than the person who put so we drink beer can you spell s-t-u-p-i-d
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The area where Mesopotamia was is now Iraq.
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Yes, the first known wheel shape is discovered in Mesopotamia during the Sumerian Civilization around 3500BC in the city of Ur which is nowadays located south of Iraq. Source: http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/wheel.htm
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The notable historian Edward Gibbon attributes the decline and fall of the Roman Empire to the "insidious effects of Christianity". Edward Gibbon thought Christianity is to be blamed for the decline and ultimate fall of the Roman Empire. He actually calls Christianity's role in the fall of Rome "the…
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they had a centralized government
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Hammurabi was the most famous person in Mesopotamia. He made the famous laws the code of Hammurabi. Hammurabi was the famous king of Babylon Mesopotamia. He created the famous laws of Hammurabi's Code. He had them carved in stone, standing almost 7.5 feet! On top of it stood a carving of himself.
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Hammurabi He was the one who created the code of Hammurabi
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government kind of just had king that ruled over them but only one king took over all of mesopotamia his name is Hummurabi
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The factors of a civilisations are:-The weather at that area (eg.does it rain often or always sunny?)-Depending if there are sources of food and water nearby(eg.Rivers)-is it suitable to grow crops and build homes there.-are there enough land to set up a civilisation?- are the lands fertile enough f…
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Nebuchadrezzar built the Hanging Gardens of Babylon for his wife Amyitis, A Median princess _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Except of course the internet through search engines [google, yahoo, msn etc..] the wikipedia has quite an e…
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Mesopotamia is the oldest in written history. Writing enables communication and ability to communicate with new ideas which is evident from the literary works of Mesopotamia.
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sargon of the akkadan I am not sure, but sargon of the akkadan is not even a leader.
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There was a brick building at the heart of the city, it was a ziggurat which was the site of the temple to the main god or goddess of the city.
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Because the Sumerian and the Akkadian civilization appeared here. The Sumerians are famous because their civilization is the first on Earth. The Akkadians are famous because they have the first empire of the world. It is also known because Babylon is in Mesopotamia. Babylon is famous because it has …
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hammurabi
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Answer 1) one of the first writing system: cuneiform2) the first written code of law: code of Hammurabi hmm..that's all I can think of for now.
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Iraq, but also parts of eastern Syria, southwest Iran, and southeast Turkey.
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There were no natural land forms protecting it
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there are no civilizations in Mesopotamia it 's already a civilization!!!
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Mesopotamia means "the land between the rivers" thus the salient geographic features are the river systems and their flood plains which is where farming is thought to have first flourished.
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Most people tolerate them. Answer Although this is not recognized many Christians form the backbone and heart of charitable organizations which do a lot of good in the community. Others find Christians a nuisance as they tend to have a different sense of right and wrong and more absolute stand…
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Mesopotamians,slaves, Kings,And great emperers
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The regional toponym Mesopotamia comes from the ancient Greek root words meso ("middle") and potamia ("river") and literally means "(Land) between rivers". It's the name for the area of the Tigris-Euphrates river system, which is modern-day Iraq, Kuwait, northeastern Syria, southeastern Turkey, and…
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The Roman Empire fell in the year 493A.D when Theodoric,king of the Ostrogoths, overthrew the Roman rule.
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The Sumerians were one of the first civilizations to develop the wheel, which led to technological advances in agriculture and warfare. They also developed one of the world's two oldest writing systems.
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Similarities: Priests are very influential in both societies, both worshiped polytheism and both societies had laws of honesty to obey, they had a place to worship their Gods. They both had civilization, irrigation, a calendar/writing system, and River Valley's that all flooded! See differences bel…
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Answer The religion of Sumerians is quite simple. The Sumerians practiced something called "Polytheism". They built a pyramid-like structure called "ziggurats", which consisted of four platforms. At the top of the ziggurat, there was a small temple which was where they worshiped their gods. They …
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Sumerians are the ancient people from the Mesopotamian area (present-day Iraq) who invented written language, the wheel, and many other things that helped form civilizations. Believe it or not, the Sumerians claimed that humanity is the result of a genetic experiment. They believe that aliens came t…
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The word holiday comes from 'holy days'. On days allotted for religious festivals, they ceased work and engaged in the festival to th gods, and ate well if they could afford it. The other days they worked producing food or at a trade. There were none of the 'day's off' which exist today - life was a…
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The king of the Ancient Mesopotamia was Marduk, just putting that out there!
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Chaldeans are the people who took over Mesopotamiafrom the Assyrians from605bc to 562bc. They made major landmarks in Babylon, and they developed first 7 day week calendar.
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the neolithic people are the people that lived during the neolithic time period AKA new stone age
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Mesopotamia was located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, where modern-day Iraq is.
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because his laws were meant for everyone and it was fair. If a rich person and and a commoner made the bad thing they would get the same treatment NOT! In social studies now i am learning about The Sumerians and ancient Sumerian empires. And, A rich person and a commoner would NOT have the same pun…
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Despotism, monarchy ( a mix)
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it was very hill and had a lot of plains
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The vicinity of rivers was one of the things that made Mesopotamia civilization a success. There was unlimited access to drinking water and made transportation less cumbersome. The climate was also suitable for agriculture.
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they didnt believe in life after death the sumerians also believed in many gods.
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They invented the wheel, the street, irrigation and they also invented the world's first written language. They did invent a lot of things besides the wheel. They invented the world's first written language (Cuneiform); they invented the lever, saw, pulley, wheel, arch, the first calendar, and irri…
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the sumerians practiced polytheismThe Mesopotamian Religion was Polytheistic, they had a pantheon of several hundred gods.
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Answer Between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Currently the country of Iraq.
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the code of Hammurabi is an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. which means what u did wrong you will be punished for this by another person.
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The spirits of the dead travelled to a dismal Underworld where they were thirsty and ate Living relatives were responsible to make offerings to provide for them.
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it was around 1300BC and it was made in mesopotamia.
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they had to get all of the government together and that is how they decided.
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The Sumerians had independent city-states with a monarchy - a separate king and his council - overning each them.
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people settled so their crops could grow
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Mesopatamia is a small piece of land in the middle east. It means the land between two rivers. It is surrounded by the Tigris and Euphrates River.
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Answer Meopotamia= mesopotamia means "the land between the two rivers." This was the site of the world's first civilization, Sumer.Land between the rivers... I learned in a history book
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The government of early Mesopotamia was somewhat similar to democracy.The early Sumerians elected an assembly or group of people like the ancient Greeks to run the government.The kings in Sumer were elected by the assembly but as time went on the lugals considered themselves similar to Gods.They gav…
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animals skin, like sheep or goat skin.
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They Made Wheel And Board Games . They also achieved in math, science, etc. That is Some of the Sumerian's Achievements:] ~hello_kitty_love
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The Nile River, Tigris, and the Euphrates   It was way to hot. And they had crazy laws, such as if you steal your hands get choped off
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Control of the rivers brought in rich and fertile soil. They took advantage of this to create agriculture.It benehit poop you idiiots! No, it didn't. It benefitted silt, a fine, sandy soil. This helped their crops grow. They controlled the river by building walls around their city-states.
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wheel roads plows cuneiform (writing ziggurats (pyramids) calendars makeup jewelry Sewers under the city bronze for weapons math science Hammurabi's Code Judism
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Sumerian city-states were governed by a king and his council. Their religion was polytheism - a god for each major function in life and living, to whom they gave offerings and hoped for protection and benefits in return.
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The land in Mesopotamia was fertile, and it happened to be shaped like a crescent.
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The early people of Mesopotamia were polytheistic (had many gods). Both the Sumerians and Akkadians believed in hundreds of gods and demons that controlled various aspects of the natural world. There were no real established religions when Mesopotamia was founded. The Sumerians had various gods fo…
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1. ) thou shall not steal 2.) thou shall not commit adultry
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Approximately 13th century BC
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Answer The ancient Sumerians believed in education. Record keeping was very important to them. They wrote everything down. They wanted their sons to learn how to read and write. Their written language was called cuneiform. Schools were attached to temples. Only boys went to school. Teachers…
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When the two rivers flood (Euphrates & Tigris) it makes the soil rich and soft and it makes the crops grow better. I hope that helps!Fertile crescent attracted Sumerians because of their fertile soil. It contained one plain known as Mesopotamia, meaning in Greek "land between the rivers''.
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Domestically: Well, nearby Mesopotamia are the Zagros Mountains, so there would most likely be goats, as well as sheep and cattle in the nearby area that were domesticated by humans.
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the Mesopotamians were the first system to develope monarchy. They were ruled by a present known dictatorship.
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It means "land between the rivers"
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The kings of Mesopotamia weren't gods, like the kings of Egypt. King Hammurabi ruled over from 1792-1750 a. c. They had all of the laws written on clay tablets. They called this writing cuneiform.
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In Greek Mesopotamia means "between the rivers".Mesopotamia means land between the 2 rivers. They are reffering to the Tigris and the Euphrates Rivers.
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Mesopotamians ate meat (pigs, chickens, cows, doves, ducks, geese, gazelles, Oryx, ibex, wild bulls, boars, hares, sheep, onagers, a type of donkey), unleavened bread/flat bread served with olive oil or sesame oil, vegetables, beer (their favorite), cow/goat milk , wine, fish, fruits (grapes, pears,…
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-They both had a place to worship their gods. They both had a source of water. They also had their own alphabet and writing system. -In both civilizations religious leaders were given very high positions. Both had rivers to irrigate there fields with. They both were polytheism, Which means belief a…
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the Tigris and euphates rivers which are in Iraq
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Ziggurats were built by the Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians for local religions. Each ziggurat was part of a temple complex which included other buildings. The precursors of the ziggurat were raised platforms that date from the Ubaid period[1] during the fourth millennium BC. The step pyramid …
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The women in Mesopotamia wore elaborate necklaces and hoop earrings. Jewelry was worn as a status symbol in Mesopotamia and the rich wore the most.
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It is called that because it is the place that nomadic tribes began building villages, becoming civilized with a language and rules, and starting modern society. The lands between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers supported some of the earliest organized human settlements, which eventually evolved int…
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Answer ( Peace to you all ) People don't know yet. Not even a scientist got the answer so nobody really knows what happen to Hammurabi but people know what happened to Hammurabi assistant and how he died
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Answer The least we can say is it is very important , most scholars say it is the "Cradle of Civilization" Many things were first invented in Mesopotamia such as writing, the wheel, the first laws, the first libary, the first cities and much more. ------------------------------------------------…
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Medical Examiners use a lot of tools. They include electrical saws, bone saw, breadknife, hagedorn needle, hammer with hook, rib cutter, and scalpels. They also use scissors, skull chisel, stryker saw, and toothed forceps.
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The map of what was once Ancient Mesopotamia looks like a giant flying bat. Ancient Mesopotamia took up most of what is now the Fertile Crescent Valley in the Middle East.
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by the ancient Romans and egyptians 3000 .b.c.
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Badhag, Iraq
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¨A different style of dress is obvious in Mesopotamian sculptures dating after about 2370 BC. Both men and women were clothed in a large piece of material-most commonly of wool, though later also of linen-draped around the body over a skirt. This garment, similar to a shawl, was characteristically…
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The Taurus and Zagros Mountains.
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they invented the wheel so they had chariots, they also walked short distances. They also had boats for traveling over the water.
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Many great civilizations began here. There was the Sumerian civilization (the first civilization on Earth), it appeared 9000 years ago. Because spelt grew on the banks of the Tigris and the Euphrates river, humans became sedentary. They began to cultivate these lands and invent new farming techniqu…
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The Sumerians believed at death, they were expected to descend forever into a dark underworld, a huge cave filled with nothing but dust and silence. As the textbook says, they had a gloomy outlook on aftterlife.
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