Mesopotamia Mesopotamia, (meaning “between two rivers”) was an ancient area of the eastern
Mediterranean, which is bounded in the northeast by the Zagros Mountains and the Arabian Plateau in the southeast. Now, Mesopotamia corresponds to what is now Iraq, and parts of Iran, Syria, and Turkey. The two rivers that surround Mesopotamia are known as Tigris and Euphrates. Civilizations of Mesopotamia started out as an island known as “Al-Jazirah,” which later is called the Fertile Crescent.
Mesopotamia collections of varied cultures whose real bonds were known as their scripts, gods, and attitudes toward women. The social customs, laws, and language of Akkad cannot be assumed to have similarity to those who are part of Babylon, however, the rights of women, importance of literacy, and the pantheon of the gods were shared throughout the region. As a result, Mesopotamia could be understood more efficiently as a region that manufactured many empires and civilizations. Mesopotamia is often known as the “cradle of civilization” because of the developments that happened in the region of Sumner. The world’s first urban…show more content… Intellectual seeking’s were valued greatly across Mesopotamia. The schools were said to be “as numerous as temples and taught reading, writing, religion, law, medicine, and astrology.” Over 1000 divinities in the pantheon of the gods in the Mesopotamian cultures with many stories concerning the gods. It’s generally credited to the Mesopotamian lore that biblical tales like “the Fall of Man” and “the Flood of Noah,” since they are appeared in Mesopotamian works like “The Myth of Adapa” and “The Epic of Gilgamesh.” Mesopotamians believed they’re coworkers with gods and that their land is infused with spirits and demons. Mesopotamians believed that the beginning of the world was “a victory by the gods over the forces of