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Cradles of Civilization: The First Cities 1.2

irrigation systems Agriculture leads to settlement and the growth of the first cities in the Tigris and Euphrates valley.

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Cradles of Civilization: Introduction 1.1

ancient near east Dr. Neiman outlines the rise of the earliest civilizations in the West including Sumer, Akkad, Babylonia and Phoenicia. The development of cities allows for the diversification and specialization of society and with the invention of writing, history begins. Images courtesy of Wikipedia commons including photos by: Marie-Lan Nguyen – Herodotus Prof saxx – Lascaux painting Andreas Franzkowiak – stone age tools

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