Continuing our journey through the ancient past, we come to Sumeria.
But where was Sumeria?
It was actually the first urban civilization in the historical region of southern Mesopotamia, modern-day southern Iraq.
It is also arguably the first civilization in the world.
Modern historians have suggested that Sumeria was first permanently settled between c. 5500 and 4000 BC by a West Asian people who spoke the Sumerian language.
Shame they don’t get the billing that Ancient Rome, Egypt or Greece get.
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