By Lexi Terry


1. Mesopotamia lays in between the Tigris and Euphrates River.

2. Picture of Mesopotamia

3. They climate is hot with a little rain.

4. Iraq lays in between Tigris and Euphrates River

5. 7113.19 miles


1. Hittites 1600 BC

Kassities 1500 BC

Assyrians 1200 BC

Chaldeans 652 BC

2. Urban revolution

New political and military structures

The development of complex technology

Development of writing

Distinct religious structure

New form of artistic and cultural activity

3. Hammurabi was an ancient Babylonian king. He did some thing that no one has ever done before. The Sumerians had created the first written cuneiform. Using this wrtten language, Hammurabi created the first wrtten set of laws.

4. If any one ensnare another, putting a ban unpon him, but he cannot prove it then that he ensnared him shall be put to death.

If any one bring an accusation of any crime before the elders, and does not prove what he has charged, he shall, if it be a capital offense him shall be put to death.

If the owner do not bring witnesses to identify the last article, he is an encoder, he has traduced, and shall be put to death.

If any one steal the minor son of another, he shall be put to death.

If he hold the slaves in his house, and they are caught there he shall be put to death.

Uruk was a busy city on the flat Mesopotamian plain near the banks of the Euphartaed river.