Essay Archive - Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia is an ancient civilization that was located in modern day Iraq. It was home to many great political, economic, and cultural developments that were influenced by its climate and geography. Such developments include; the development of cities, agriculture, irrigation, a form of writing, the wheel for transport, as well as; the lunar calendar, and a central body of law. In my paper I am going to discuss these accomplishments and tell how Mesopotamia’s climate and geography influenced them.
As the glaciers began to retreat following the Ice Age, some areas were blessed with fertile soil and a ready water supply....