Mesopotamia Culture

by, Owen Kincel, Liam Chen, Nate Ewing

Introductory Paragraph

Culture is a very important aspect of civilization. Culture exists because it gives people certain beliefs. People have culture because it is a way to live. Culture is people’s beliefs, celebrations, traditions, the way they dress, and many other things. Peoples religion controlled and determined most of daily life activities. Writing changed the way business dealings were done and history was kept. Architecture impacted the study of mathematics, science and engineering. Innovations allowed for the creation of job specialization and a wider gap between social classes. Finally, achievements paved the way for more complex economic and military systems.The culture developments during the RVC made the largest impact on the people.

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Architecture Fact List

  • The Mesopotamians mostly built homes out of mud and brick
  • Archaeologists have found beautifully detailed statues and murals were only in the temples to please gods
  • The most famous and most impressive Sumerian buildings are the Ziggurats because they supported temples
  • The aristrocracy lived in two-story brick homes made up of many rooms built around and open court
  • Working class families lived in modest single story homes of mud and brick

Mesopotamian Innovations

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Conclusion

The cultural developments in the River Valley Civilizations project made the biggest impact on the people. Religion controlled and determined most of daily life activities. Writing changed the way business dealings were done and history was kept. Architecture impacted the study of mathmatics, science and engineering. Innovations allowed for the creation of job specialization and a wider gap between social classes. Achievements paved the way for more complex economic and military systems. One way that culture impacted the RVC and their people was how they lived because their culture gave them a certain set of beliefs.