Mesopotamia

What is the difference between Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent?

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because the fertile crescent is bigger

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The Fertile Crescent is also called Mesopotamia, although Mesopotamia is only the part of Fertile Crescent in between the two rivers, Tigris and Euphrates.


Mesopotamia was in the fertile crescent and Mesopotamia means "between the to rivers".


Mesopotamia means" the land between rivers." It is sometimes called the fertile crescent because on a map the fertile land forms a crescent- like shape.


Mesopotamia occupies a third of the fertile crescent, the easternmost third to be exact. It extends from the end of the Persian Gulf up through Syria and then down through Palestine almost to Egypt. It is crescent shaped. There is a desert between the two legs.



The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers are the rivers that border Mesopotamia, not the Fertile Crescent.


Mesopotamia is the area between the Euphrates and the Tigris. It literally means 'between the rivers'. The Fertile Crescent is a crescent-shaped area that stretches from the Mediterranean coast along the Euphrates and the Tigris to the Persian Gulf.


in history it was known as the fertile crescent



the Fertile Crescent, the Land Between Two Rivers.


Mesopotamia or the "Fertile Crescent".


Fertile Crescent refers to the luscious land of Mesopotamia. Fertile Crescent was located directly between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, which caused the land there to be green and very good for agriculture.


The Sumerians were located in a region called Mesopotamia, which was part of the Fertile Crescent. The Fertile Crescent was a fertile stretch of curved land between the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean Sea. Most of Mesopotamia is in what is now called Iraq.


"the fertile crescent" and the "land between the two rivers"


Fertile Crescent. Also known as Mesopotamia.


between the Tigris and Euphrates riversis ancient Mesopotamia.The answer above is correct, but another name for the civilization of Mesopotamia is the Fertile Crescent.


Mesopotamia was known as the land between the two rivers(Euphrates and Tigris rivers). It was also part of the Fertile Crescent.


Mesopotamia literally means "Land Between Two Rivers" in Greek because it was between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. There are also two nicknames historians give Mesopotamia, the "Fertile Crescent" (because the Mesopotamian civilization was shaped like a crescent and the land was fertile) and the "Cradle of Civilization" (because civilization was "born" in Mesopotamia).


The Fertile Crescent, located between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. It is located in south-west Asia, also known as Ancient Mesopotamia.


No. The "Fertile Crescent" was in Mesopotamia, the land between the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers. Considering that that's modern-day Iraq, it doesn't seem so fertile any more.


The "Fertile Crescent' and "The Cradle of Civilizations"


Mesopotamia has a few nick names. One is the Land Between Two Rivers because it was located between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. It is also called the Fertile Crescent because the soil was fertile.


the land between rivers or the land between two rivers its also known as the fertile crescent


No. Etymologically, "Mesopotamia" refers to the land between the two rivers, the Tigris and Euphrates.Israel was, however, part of the Fertile Crescent (which is not the same thing as Mesopotamia).


Well, the word Mesopotamia in Greek means Land Between two Rivers; but another name for Mesopotamia would be the Fertile Crescent. -Hope this helped? (:



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