Where did fertile crescent culture in whch people build ziggurats or pyramid-shaped temples?
The Fertile Crescent is a stretch of land in the Middle East and Egypt in the shape of a crescent. It has soil that is more fertile than the surrounding area due to several river systems that run through the region. An example of a sentence using the term "Fertile Crescent" is "The Fertile Crescent is considered the cradle of civilization. "
It's the other way around; Mesopotamia is part of the Fertile Crescent. Mesopotamia is only the eastern part of the Fertile crescent, in the current country of Iraq. The western part included Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, and Palestine. It is called the fertile crescent because it is a fertile area in the surrounding desert and mountains, and it is shaped in a crescent.