The World Of Mesopotamia

Alexander Sohl

This is the Majestic ziggurat. It was used for worship

Ziggurat

The ziggurat was a building used in mesopotamia to worship gods
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Location of Mesopotamia

It is located in present day Iraq

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Mesopotamias Religion

They were polytheistic so they believed in many gods. Here are a few of them


>Anu :God of the Sky

>Ea : God of Fresh Water

>Ninhurta: God of War


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Code of Hammurabi

It was the mesopotamians law

The motto was "eye for eye, tooth for tooth".
It means what you did to me, I do to you

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Epic of Gilgamesh

It was considered the first great work of literature.


It was about King Gilgamesh and his friend Enkidu. They fought monsters through the book.

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Cuneiform

It was the first developed system of writing. It is distinguished because of its wedge shaped writing.