Purpose for the rivers in the Fertile Crescent?
to make farming soil good for the ancient Egyptian people
The Fertile Crescent begins in what is now southern Iraq where the Tigris and Euphrates rivers empty into the Persian Gulf. It extends north along with the rivers, turns westward in what was ancient Assyria, and then turns back south in what is modern Syria. The Fertile Crescent then extends down into southern Palestine; sometimes the Nile River region is included in the Fertile Crescent despite the fact that it and southern Palestine are separated…
The Fertile Crescent was an area in ancient Mesopotamia around the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. The Nile River is a river in Egypt. In ancient times, these were regions with fertile soil because of their respective rivers. These rivers also had an upper and lower region. Agriculture was important to both civilizations.