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Inventions in mesopotamia

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Lim Jung Woo

on 1 March 2013

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Innovations of Mesopotamia by: Max They made laws because some peoples steel or kill others. So the king called Hammurabi made laws. The law's were very strong. One of them was "If the some body broke other people's nose broke his nose too." Officially Mesopotamian developed writing for the first civilization. First they draw picture. But
they made other type of writing. Astronomy Mesopotamian are first inventor of the calender and they knew earth was rotating around sun. It made people can
count times. Mathematics Mathematics are one of the most important invention in Mesopotamia. Mathematics made people can count and do more sophisticated jobs. About Mesopotamia's Innovations!!! Laws Writing 1. Engineering
2. Farming Technology
3. Astronomy
4. Mathematics
5. Writing
6. Laws Engineering Farming Technology Engineering flourished in Mesopotamia between 4000 and 2000 BC. They started to develop a lot of things. such as, wheel, metalworking, copper-working, glassmaking, flood control, water storage, as well as irrigation. Wheel Wheel is one of the most important invention in the world. Wheel made peoples life easy. It can move heavy
things easily. metalworking As early as the seventh millennium B.C. objects were manufactured out of copper. The earliest objects were shaped by hammering but by the end of the 4th millennium B.C. At the same time gold, silver and lead also came into use. Mesopotamia, as was Egypt, was blessed with yearly flooding from the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. The area did not supply enough rainfall for crops so they made a way to get water to there farming places They used many great tools. For example, some of them are hoes, rakes, and shovels. it was 's inventions Thank you Mesopotamia is a name for the area of the Tigris–Euphrates river system. Civilization in the West, Bronze Age Mesopotamia included Sumer and the Akkadian, Babylonian, and Assyrian empires. In the Iron Age, it was controlled by the Neo-Assyrian and Neo-Babylonian empires. Sumerians and Akkadians (and some Assyrians and Babylonians) dominated Mesopotamia from the beginning of written history to the fall of Babylon in 539 BC.
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