Video: Civilizations: Mesopotamia [5/6]

1 rating

Mesopotamia, or 'the country between two rivers', is the oldest civilisation to have flourished at the confluence of two rivers: the Tigris and the Euphrates. The Mesopotamians included various peoples, the Sumerians, the Babylonians, the Akkadians, who coexisted and succeeded one another, mixing and inter-relating in a Near East with a wide range of racial facets. These different peoples, who once lived along the banks of the two rivers, have left behind an archaeological heritage of inestimable value.How did they flourish in such a hostile environment? Where did their wealth come from? And how did this perfectly structured civilisation finally fade and disappear forever?

This popular series gives new insights into some of the most influential civilisations to shape the world as we know it. To understand where we are now, it might help to understand where we have been.

Tags: mesopotamia tigris euphrates iraq babel sumerians islam muslim allah muhammad mohamed qur'an quran koran sunnah

To purchase this and other educational DVDs: http://www.phoenixlearninggroup.com/Category/Libraries

Views: 2,017
Added: 12 years ago.
Topic: Mesopotamia

Share:

More History Videos

Triumph of the Will (Triumph des Willens) Triumph of the Will (Triumph des Willens) Ancient Mesopotamia Ancient Mesopotamia Who Really Opened the Wall?, with Dr. John Connelly Who Really Opened the Wall?, with Dr. John Connelly Civil War Minutes 09 - Confederate Generals Sword Civil War Minutes 09 - Confederate Generals Sword The German Newsreel from 03.05.1941 The German Newsreel from 03.05.1941 Image Not Available BBC - AMERICA, by Alistair Cooke. 01 - First Impact

Comments

There are no comments. Be the first to post one.
  Post comment as a guest user.
Click to login or register:
Your name:
Your email:
(will not appear)
Your comment:
(max. 1000 characters)
Are you human? (Sorry)