Mesopotamia project

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Geographer

1- Mesopotamia is located in the Fertile Crescent. The two rivers are the Tigris and the Euphrates river. Mesopotamia means land between rivers.


3- The climate is very hot and dry.


4- Iraq is the continent were Mesopotamia is.


5- Mesopotamia is 6474.4 miles away from our school.

Historian

1- The Sumerians, Akkadians, Babylonian, and Assyrian.


2- A city, written language, art, religious structure, political structure, economy.


3- If you broke the law and you were found guilty you were punished.


4- 1- If anyone 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 be put to death.

2- If he satisfy the elders to impose a fine of grain or money he shall receive the fine that the action produces.

3- If the owner do not bring witnesses to identify the lost article he is an evil doer he has traduced and shall be put to death.

4- If anyone steal the minor son of another he shall be put to death.

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


5- He was a special person he was part god part human and he had special powers.

One day king Gilgamesh didn't have anything to do. He sat there bored. Then he got up to go pray with the people. Gilgamesh asked for something really unusual and so the people got it for him. They built him a friend. One day him and his friend went off to explore the world and when they did the people had a huge celebration.



Argriculturalist

1- There farming was great even thigh it didn't rain much they still knew how to grow crops.


2- The water from the Tigris river started to flood over and when it started to evaporate the salt was moving from the upper level down to the lower level so that means they can't grow crops because the salt became toxic.


3- They ate unleavened bred, and drank beer and sometime cows milk, vegetable stew, fish, apples, pears, grapes, figs,quinces, plums, apricots, mulberries, melons, pomegranates, pistachios, and cakes were made on special occasions.


4- They were close to a good place to grow crops and they were in search for a good place to build there home.


5-1- You flood your field with water from the irrigation ditch.

2- Then you must plow the field to break up the soil

3- Then you must harrow the field to make the field smooth and level.

4- Then you sow you drop the seeds n the ground using the seed plough.

5- Then you water your field at least three times after it has been sown.

6- Then you harvest that's when you get to pick the food that is ripe and ready to be picked.

Archeologist

1- Obelisk- they attributed to Queen Semiramis they were featured in ancient lists of wonders.


2- 1- The cylinder seal- it is used to write down what they want to say and they also draw on them.

2- Cuneiform- the first written language it helped teach them how to read and write.

3- Wheel- it helped to them to trade and transport goods.

4- Hammurbais law code- it was written down and applied to everyone.


3- The Sumerians invented cuneiform. Cuneiform- slim triangular or wedge shaped elements.


4- The priests, the upper class, the lower class, slaves.


5- Ziggurats are temples, it was the center of daily life.