Table of Contents

From the book: Ancient Mesopotamia

Contents

Teaching Ancient Mesopotamia 1

The Fertile Crescent 3

The Epic of Gilgamesh 5

Main Lesson Activities for Gilgamesh 16

The Ziggurat 18

The Great Tower of Babylon 20

The Laws of Hammurabi 24

Three Great Inventions: The Wheel 29

Irrigation 30

Cuneiform Writing 32