Three Aspects of Mesopotamian Society Just Little Facts

                       Organized Religion

  1. They really didn't have a name for their religion. It was polytheism though. They had many gods to worship. Their leaders often said they were chosen by the gods, to gain respect among their people.
  2. They believed in many gods hundreds in fact. There were few main gods,but every single city had a sort of protector who was a god. Ordinary people relied on a good relationship with their own personal god, like a guardian angel.


  1. Their cities were like mazes all tightly built together. Large temples called ''ziggurats'' towered over the small houses. Ziggurats were where the peoples of mesopotamia worshiped their gods