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Example sentences from the Web for Mesopotamia
It started in the south, Chan says, then spread to Egypt, Syria, Mesopotamia, and Iran, as well as to the Greco-Roman world.
U.S. advisers there repeated the familiar mantra I heard many times during my tour in Mesopotamia… “Iraqi good enough.”
Both built themselves new capitals, the Persian in Ctesiphon in Mesopotamia; the Romans in Constantinople.
Christians were residing in Mesopotamia more than 500 years before Muslims arrived in the region.
Fundamentalist Sunni Islam was gaining ground fast in Mesopotamia in the 1990s as Baathism collapsed as an ideology.
His most specific charge was that in Mesopotamia they were "spending money like water in looking for oil."
Strabo speaks of very large bats in Mesopotamia, whose flesh was palatable.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VII (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
We shall describe Mesopotamia and the nations towards the south, after premising a short account of the customs of the Assyrians.
The contracted shape of Mesopotamia extends far in length, and somewhat resembles a ship.
Will those men of the same stock who rule in Mesopotamia submit to govern by foreign advice, and so save the country?The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
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Cultural definitions for Mesopotamia
A region of western Asia, in what is now Iraq, known as the “cradle of civilization.” Western writing first developed there, done with sticks on clay tablets. Agricultural organization on a large scale also began in Mesopotamia, along with work in bronze and iron (see Bronze Age and Iron Age). Governmental systems in the region were especially advanced (see Babylon (see also Babylon) and Hammurabi). A number of peoples lived in Mesopotamia, including the Sumerians, Akkadians, Hittites, and Assyrians.