Tag Archives: Mesopotamia

Terms#1 – Mesopotamia

  • polytheism
  • monotheism
  • animism
  • assumption / inference
  • history / prehistoric
  • Shinto
  • taiga
  • temperate
  • Fertile Crescent
  • Mesopotamia
  • Near East
  • homo sapiens
  • Agricultural Revolution
  • Jericho / Çatal Hüyük
  • metallurgy
  • monumental architecture
  • Samuel Huntington, ‘Clash of Civilizations’
  • Sumerians (Sumer)
  • alluvium/alluvial soil
  • Atatürk Dam
  • fatalism
  • patriarchy and matriarchy
  • The ‘Mes’
  • Epic of Gilgamesh (Gilgamesh at Uruk and Wildman Enkidu)
  • Queen Puabi’s Headress
  • Dudu
  • C. Leonard Woolly (c.1920)
  • Royal Tombs of Ur (c.2500 BCE)
  • Gen. Patreaus
  • Sargon of Akkad c.2350 BCE

Cities:

  • Ur
  • Uruk
  • Babylon
  • Sippar
  • Mosul
  • Fallujah

The Enuma Elis:

  • Apsu and Tiamat
  • Anu, Ea (Enki), Enlil
  • Kingu and the Tablets of Destiny
  • Marduk
  • the Anunakki
  • Bahrain (the tw0 seas/muddied ones)
  • Abzu – House of the Cosmic Waters
  • Upsukkinnaku