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Timelines Of Ancient Civilizations: Mesopotamia 2

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The Fertile Crescent nurtured three great ancient civilizations: Sumer, Babylon, and Assyria. Covers Babylon's legacy, especially the Hammurabi Code. Hittites, Kassites, and Elamites followed Babylon but were ultimately defeated by Assyria. Describes Assyria's long-lasting empire, which was eventually conquered by the Chaldeans, Persians, Greeks, and others who rose and fell in power in this land today known as Iraq. Dated information about Saddam Hussein.

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Runtime: 16 minutes 12 seconds

Closeup of ancient artwork that depicts Sumerians holding battle axes and traveling on chariots and horseback. Caption. And shows Sumerian armies with weapons and captives.
Timelines Of Ancient Civilizations
Episode 1
15 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Painting of a partially constructed biblical Tower of Babel, a cylindrical stone structure with several tiers that gradually taper in as they rise, high above the flat green landscape that stretches for miles.
Timelines Of Ancient Civilizations
Episode 2
16 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12