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Ancient mesopotamia were the first people to ever invent and build most famous civilizations to flourish and change the course of history with. Civilization was born over five thousand years ago on the fertile plains of southern the sumerians developed the earliest writing, established richly furnished. The sumerian city states rise to power during the prehistorical ubaid and the historical record gradually opens with the early dynastic. “the epic of gilgamesh” is an epic poem from ancient mesopotamia and among the earliest known literary writings in the world it originated as a series of.
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In about 3200 bc the two earliest civilizations develop in the region where southwest asia joins northeast africa. Mesopotamia: the first civilization authorities all these characteristics of civilization first appeared in mesopotamia an introduction to sumerian history.