Egypt vs Mesopotamia

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ANCIENT EGYPT V.S. ANCIENT MESOPOTAIMIA

In discussing the ancient world, many aspects in ancient Mesopotamia and ancient Egypt seem to be different and similar in different ways. Although both Egypt and Mesopotamia developed at the same time, there were many differences in political systems, religion, and social stability. They both established along the Nile River in the Fertile Crescent, but geography of their different regions had different results on agricultural prosperity, religious formation, and government structures. Both regions experienced an influx of previous nomadic peoples during the latter Neolithic period in what became the Agricultural Revolution. Both ancient Mesopotamian and ancient Egypt religion focused on the gods as living forces of nature. Ancient Mesopotamia would build shrines and ziggurats dedicated to their city god or goddess. In comparison Egyptians would make shrines as enormous pyramids to worship there god or pharaoh. The views of both civilizations varied from their geographical location and their ability to prosper. Both civilizations revolved mainly around their religion, and any person of religious stature was in high ranks and highly respected.

In Mesopotamia Both the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers frequently caused destructive floods, flooding villages and cities, killing people and livestock. As where in Egypt the matter was different Egypt floods could be predicted more easily. In Mesopotamia Both the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers frequently caused destructive floods, flooding villages and cities, killing people and livestock. Egypt, which was protected from outside invasion by natural barriers like mountains, Mesopotamia was a vast open region. Civilizations were always fighting over territory and control over it. Many civilizations were conquered by another. The social structure of Mesopotamia and Egypt were different. In Mesopotamia there was no gender equality woman were treated as less than men. However, in...
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