Mesopotamia Terms

Cain WH Period 2


denoting or relating to the wedge-shaped characters used in the ancient writing systems of Mesopotamia, Persia, and Ugarit, surviving mainly impressed on clay tablets.

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Hanging Gardens of Babylon

  1. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one whose location has not been definitely established. The Hanging Gardens were a distinctive feature of ancient Babylon.

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an ancient region in west Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. now part of Iraq.
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