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Ancient Mesopotamian Government and Geography

Ancient Mesopotamian Government and Geography

by Laura La Bella


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ISBN-13: 9781477789100
Publisher: Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 08/15/2016
Series: Spotlight on the Rise and Fall of Ancient Civilizations
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1090L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Geography and Government: Shaping a Civilization 4

What is a Civilization? 6

Where was Mesopotamia? 8

Two Major Contributions 10

Of North and South 12

The Fertile Crescent: Nutrient Soil for Good Farming 14

Life Along the Rivers 16

Living in the Desert 18

The Ancient Canal System 20

Government 22

Religion, Culture, and the City-States 24

Akkadian Empire 28

Babylonian Empire 30

Assyrian Empire 32

Neo-Babylonian Empire 34

Temples, Kings, and Gods 36

Warfare: The Struggle for Power 38

The Historical Influence of Mesopotamia 40

Glossary 42

For More Information 43

For Further Reading 45

Bibliography 46

Index 47

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