Using the documentary and the Von Sivers text, identify three specific factors that explain the emergence of civilization in the Fertile Crescent. What role did written text, religion, and social stratification play in the creation of civilization? What role did agriculture play in the creation of civilization? What was Hammurabi’s Code? How did written law reinforce social inequality in Mesopotamia?
The initial post is at least 250 words or more and contain specific references to the Von Sivers text and the film. Respond to at least two peers. Each peer response is at least 100 words in length.