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Unformatted text preview: Mesopotamia/Fertile Crescent Mesopotamia/Fertile Crescent Firsts Mesopotamian Civilizations Mesopotamian Civilizations Land Between the Rivers Tigris and Euphrates Rivers Easy access Babylonia Mesopotamian Civilizations Mesopotamian Civilizations Sumerian 3200 2300 BCE Associated with Bronze Age People of firsts  Urban cities Ur, Urek, Umma, Lagesh Independent Village perimeter Walled for protection  Sun-dried bricks  Miles and miles Monumental buildings  Arches and domes  Ziggurats  Citadels Mesopotamian Civilizations Mesopotamian Civilizations Sumerian 3200 2300 BCE People of firsts  Wheel  Potters wheel  Agriculture Fertile land Unpredictable rivers Irrigation and drainage Plow  Mathematics Units of 60 Geometry and trigonometry  Calendar Lunar cycles and seasons 60-based mathematics Mesopotamian Civilizations Mesopotamian Civilizations Sumerian 3200 2300 BCE Government  Metamorphosis Religion  Royal connection  Hierarchical foundations Trade Writing  Phonetic  Abstractions  Record keeping Mesopotamian Civilizations...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course ACCT 4050 taught by Professor Rodney during the Spring '11 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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