Compare And Contrast Mesopotamia And China

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All civilizations in the world are unique. All civilizations have similarities and differences. This essay will give a detailed analysis of the comparisons and contrasts of the ancient civilizations: Mesopotamia and The Shang and Zhou China. Civilizations were thriving in Mesopotamia between 3000 B.C. and 300 B.C. Mesopotamia was a very large region centered between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers which is in modern-day Iraq. It was the foundation for customs in the European culture. There were many different societies that emerged and organized cities, states, and empires in Mesopotamia. The most important civilizations were the Sumerians (3000–2000 B.C.), Akkadians (2350–2218 B.C.), Babylonians (1894–1595 B.C.), Assyrians (1380–612 B.C.), and the Persians (550–330 B.C.). The earliest civilization in Mesopotamia were the Sumerians which was around 3000 B.C. Sumerian cities expanded…show more content…
They learned how to forge weapons. They prospered in Mesopotamia for many centuries, but by 911 B.C. the society began conquering surrounding areas and united Mesopotamia into one enormous empire. That encompassed the Taurus Mountains of modern-day Turkey the Mediterranean coast and portions of Egypt. They had a reputation for being the most feared warriors in history. To sustain their empire, the Assyrians aggressively protected their territory and battled constantly with their enemies. At the same time as they multiplied and defended their conquests, Assyrians built cities with large buildings and statues. Riches from trade and war assets allowed them to pay for the splendid palaces, building, and statues in well-planned cities. The Assyrian rulers had a well-ordered society. They were the first rulers to develop extensive laws regulating life within the royal household. The Assyrian society was controlled by men. Women of the palace were confined in secluded quarters and had to be veiled when they appeared in

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