The Sumerians

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Bio


  • They lived in Southern Mesopotamia
  • They have the oldest known writing system known to man
  • They lived around 5000 years ago.
  • They were very religious
  • They had kings and queens
  • 4 main gods named Earth, Water, Air, and the Heavens
  • Men were in charge

Quotes

"Let the favor be repaid to him who repays for a favor"

"Wealth is hard to come by, but poverty is always at hand."

Influential

The Sumerians are influential because they developed the oldest known writing system to man. Since they developed the oldest known writing system in has helped scientist with their research. They were one of the world's oldest organized civilizations and because of that we still use some of the things they did today in our world. Somethings that they did that we still do today are farming, trading, fighting in wars, and going to church.