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    Geography and the development/diffusion of human society- World history- MesopotamiaMesopotamia is Greek for “land between the rivers.” • The land is supplied by water from both the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. • Land is mostly flat‚ but borders mountains. • Similar to the Nile River‚ both rivers would flood yearly and cause the crops of the land to be much more plentiful than in surrounding areas. However‚ these rivers are much stronger than the Nile which would create a much worse flooding

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    Emergence of Native Empire (Group 2) Cristobal‚ Lorraine Laxamana‚ Chelsi Nato‚ Joie Remigion‚ Lyndon Sambat‚ Ezekiel Sta. Romana‚ Catherine Mesopotamia 5000 BCE-600 BCE Mesopotamia (from the Greek‚ meaning ’between two rivers’) The ’two rivers’ of the name referred to the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers and the land was known as ’Al-Jazirah’ (the island) by the Arabs referencing what Egyptologist J.H. Breasted would later call the Fertile Crescent‚ where Mesopotamian civilization began. Lasted

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    MESOPOTAMIA EDUCATION Sumerians trained boys in art. The students were mostly sons from upper-class families – sons of priests‚ temple and palace officials‚ military officers‚ sea captains and scribes. Girls and those who can’t afford the fees were not enrolled. They used clay tablets to write and practice their cuneiform writing. Clay tablets became their books. Those who learned the art were assigned to work as scribes in the temples‚ courts‚ or as merchants. RELIGION Sumerians worshipped

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    assisted to the growth and birth of civilizations. A specific civilization was Mesopotamia‚ the name derived from the fact that it was surrounded by two rivers‚ the Euphrates and Tigris River. They had a well-organized and social-scaled society. The river valleys as a fact helped the civilization to exceed; they began in the Ubaid Period and were located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers‚ where modern-day Iraq is. Mesopotamia was a civilization ruled by different kings during different time periods

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    Mesopotamia means “The land of rivers” in Greek. This civilization started around 6000 B.C. Mesopotamia is in the area of the Tigris and Euphrates river system and is part of modern day Iraq‚ north eastern Syria‚ Southwestern Turkey‚ and smaller parts of Southwester Iran. The two rivers Tigris and Euphrates had a massive effect on this civilization‚ the people could farm easily because of the rich soil known as the Fertile Crescent which was the cause of the two rivers. Mesopotamia is considered

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    Mesopotamia‚ an ancient Greek term meaning “the land between rivers”‚ is considered to be the cradle of civilization because this is where we find the origins of agriculture‚ written language‚ and cities. It was known as the land between two rivers‚ the Tigris to the north and the Euphrates to the south. Rains were seasonal in this area‚ which meant that the land flooded in the winter and spring and water was scarce at other times. Farming in the region depended on irrigation from the Tigris and

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  • Mesopotamia and Egypt

    The early civilizations of Mesopotamia and Egypt were very similar‚ but they were also different in some ways. Both Mesopotamia and Egypt developed their civilizations centered on rivers‚ but these rivers were polar opposites. Mesopotamia was between two rivers called the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Egypt’s civilization developed around the Nile River. The Tigris and Euphrates rivers differed from the Nile River. The Nile River was calm‚ and the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers were wild and very unpredictable

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  • Egypt and Mesopotamia

    Egypt and Mesopotamia have both similarities and differences; one aspect that was very different between Egypt and Mesopotamia was the government. In Egypt‚ they had just one leader‚ the pharaoh. Egypt would have needed this strong central government for projects such as organizing and overseeing of the pyramid buildings. The early Mesopotamians used a city-state type government. Each area was controlled by its own political and economic center. Each area was a separate political unit. The social

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  • Egypt and Mesopotamia

    Ryan Bowman 8/19/2012 AP World History 3rd Similarities/Differences of Mesopotamia and Egypt Mesopotamia and Egypt have many similarities and differences in many aspects. Though regionally close‚ Egypt and Mesopotamia had many differences‚ such as social structure and government structure. While both civilizations differed as in social structure of their society and government structure; they also had similar aspects as in cultural development. Comparing the two‚ they both had close advances

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  • Mesopotamia Civilization

    Mesopotamia‚ the land between the rivers‚ derives its name and existence from the rivers Tigris and Euphrates. These two rivers created the Fertile Crescent in the midst of surrounding inhospitable territory. The space we call Mesopotamia is roughly the same as that of the modern country of Iraq. About ten thousand years ago‚ the people of this area began the agricultural revolution. Instead of hunting and gathering their food‚ they domesticated plants and animals‚ beginning with the sheep. They

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