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Development of the Nations in Fertile Crescent

About the same time that a civilization was growing in Egypt, another civilization was emerging in western Asia, in the valley of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers known as Mesopotamia, or “land between the rivers.” Mesopotamia was located in the Fertile Crescent, a large area which extends in an arc from the south-eastern end of ..

The Dawn of Civilization

All things must have a beginning, and so it was with the earth and the people who have lived on it for countless generations. Scientists who have studied the rock layers, or strata, of the earth’s outer crust believe the earth is approximately 4.7 billion years old. In the strata of the earth are found ..