Three Aspects of Mesopotamian Society Just Little Facts
- 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.
- 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.
- 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