Egypt and Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia and Egypt is a couple of the oldest periods of time. Although both Mesopotamia and Egypt are two different periods of time they can be compared in many ways. The rivers that the Mesopotamians and the Egyptians devolved around had great impacts on the way each view each god and how they may have showed their respect for them. The different environments and religion of Mesopotamia and Egypt had an important impact on the culture. Both Mesopotamia and Egypt have the same and different qualities in environment, religion, and writing.
In Egypt, the Nile River overflowed annually and calmly, helping to fertilize and grow the crops more efficiently. The river helps make life possible since Egypt is the driest place on Earth. The Nile was also used to protect Egypt from people on land, but later the Egyptians were invaded by the Sea People. The flooding of the Nile was able to be predicted because the Egyptians had made a solar calendar. The Euphrates and Tigris Rivers however caused bad floods, wreaking everything and, killing people. The Nile helped keep Egypt safe from outside invasion because no one would try and cross the river however, Mesopotamia was an open area that was easily able to be invaded. Although the rivers played many different roles for Both Mesopotamia and Egypt they also needed to rely on their rivers to survive. Mesopotamia and Egypt both relied on the river for food, and water. Mesopotamia also relied on the river for reeds and clay which was used for building.
Egypt’s were polytheism witch meant they believed in many gods, Pharaohs were gods to the Egyptians but not gods themselves. Pharaohs worshiped gods; Pharaohs were also the ones who owned all the land. The floods that Egypt received were harmless and helped with the growth of the crops; The Egyptians didn’t have anything to fear of the floods and were more optimistic. Mesopotamian, on the other hand, were also polytheism, however, they believed their...