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Chapter Four, Lesson 1 & Lesson 2: Mesopotamia

Silt: fine particles of fertile soil

Irrigation: a system that supplies dry land with water through ditches, pipes, or streams

Surplus: an amount that is left over after a need has been met… 105 more words

Campbell Drive K-8 Center

Tracing and Mapping Time

This is just a quick update on my research project. Some exploratory notes on the domain of research. 

My research project on Lav Diaz is becoming a rigorous… 3,394 more words

Gilles Deleuze

The Rise and Fall of Sumer and Akkad

by Bryan Hilliard / www.ancient-origins.net

The Sumerians were the first known people to settle in Mesopotamia over 7,000 years ago.  Located in the southernmost part of Mesopotamia between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers (modern day Iraq), Sumer was often called the cradle of civilization. 570 more words


Om, Sumerians and the Sumero/Tamil Connection

If you’re a Sumerian geek you may truly get a kick out of what I found today browsing the internet:  a reference to OM/AUM in Hymn 31 of the Sumerian chants on a blog called… 444 more words

Writing And About

The Celtic Shamans of the Glastonbury Temple of the Stars

By Ishtar Babilu Dingir

When I first tried to read Katharine Maltwood’s A Guide to Glastonbury ‘s Temple of Stars, I ended up with a terrible headache. 2,372 more words


Watch This

“They tried to tell me that aliens built the pyramids

It’s funny cause they probably did.” – Ab-Soul


Using only mud bricks, the Sumerians erected temple platforms called ziggurats. The construction of monumental shrines without stone says a great deal about the Sumerians’ desire to provide grandiose settings for the worship of their deities. 139 more words