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Ancient Mesopotamia:  Empires

Ancient Mesopotamia: Empires

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Tutorial

Video: Mesopotamia from Nomads to Farmers

Approx. 14 minutes

Source: Discovery Education

Video: Mesopotamia: The Development of Written Language

(Approx. 11 minutes)

Source: Discovery Education

PowerPoint: Empires of Mesopotamia

How did various empires unite their kingdom and bring new ideas into Mesopotamia?

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Source: Youtube video uploaded by Saffron Schober

Website: How Iron and Steel Work

Making an Axe from Iron Ore

Source: Youtube video uploaded from Ken Koons

Mesopotamia: Crash Course

Uploaded to Youtube on Feb 9, 2012
In which John presents Mesopotamia, and the early civilizations that arose around the Fertile Crescent. Topics covered include the birth of territorial kingdoms, empires, Neo-Assyrian torture tactics, sacred marriages, ancient labor practices, the world's first law code, and the great failed romance of John's undergrad years.

Source: Youtube Crash Course World History

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