Mesopotamian Inventions - Information about Mesopotamian Inventions. Mesopotamia is one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Location of Mesopotamia was in the area located between two rivers Tigris and Euphrates. The second upstream the river comes from the highlands of mountainous Asia Minor flows to the southeast in parallel combine the open expanse. Just less than two hundred miles, the two rivers closer together. The area through which the two rivers were generally fertile. Because the area is an area in the form of ground water resulting precipitated from the Tigris and Euphrates.
This has caused people around the Tigris and Euphrates rivers and prosperous life. Fertility and prosperity that make envy of other nations who lived on the banks of the river valley. Arose invasions from outside who want to compete for irrigation water and good soil. Nation achieves decent civilization was the first time in the valley of the Euphrates and Tigris named himself the Sumerians. The natives there conquered become a slave who later marries anyway. The Sumerians dating from the desert and mountains beyond Mesopotamia.
They certainly initially are farmers who live as nomads. Similarly come over there Semites and then mixed with the Sumerians. Before getting to the valley of the Euphrates and Tigris Semites are already familiar with the basics of political and economic life of agriculture.
Mesopotamian history begins with the growth of a civilization, which is believed to be the oldest center of civilization in the world, by the Sumerians. The Sumerians build some famous ancient city, namely Ur, Ereck, Kish, etc. The presence of an imperialistic character of other nations who also inhabit Mesopotamia, Akkadian nation, led by Sargon the Great, apparently doing a political conquest, but not the cultural conquest. Even in matters of cultural Sumer and Akkad acculturated, so the leadership era is often called Sumer-Akkad Vol. Sumer interference can not be dismissed, when pressed by the Gutti Akkad, Sumer nation was the one who supports Akkad, so that they can still be in power in the "land between two rivers" is.