Chapter 2 Think about it 1.docx - Michelle Mathew Professor Mayhan Arts-1303 88448 Date Chapter 2 Think About It 1 In the ancient Near East why was

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Michelle Mathew Professor Mayhan Arts-1303 - 88448 Date (11/09/19) Chapter 2 Think About It 1 In the ancient Near East, why was there a need to control the water supply of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers? Compose your response in a short essay format. Cite your textbook as a source. In the ancient Near East, there was a need to control the water supply of the Tigris and the Euphrates due to their problems with periodic flooding and drought. These problems were caused by the alluvial plains that lie between the rivers. Because they had to create such a
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Unformatted text preview: large-scale system to control the water supply, they were able to develop the first cities around it. The area around the Tigris and Euphrates is known as the Fertile Crescent today. The reason it is known as the Fertile Crescent is because of the fertile area that surrounds it. The agricultural villages in Mesopotamia was able to evolve due to the fertile land and the water controlling systems. Art History vol. I. 6th ed., e-book, Stokstad, Marilyn, Cothren, Michael. Pearson, 2016...
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