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Greatest Civilization of the Fertile Crescent

Which civilization of the Fertile Crescent do you consider to be the most important?

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The most important civilization in the Fertile Crescent in my opinion is the Sumerian Civilization. The reasons for my argument are the following:

Sumerian civilization was the earliest civilizations in Mesopotamia. The greatness of the Sumerians is understood when we compare it with other civilizations in the Fertile Crescent. Sumerians had to face tough environmental challenges when they began to live below the violent Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Most of the civilizations that emerged during this period had not faced such unpredictable challenges. An example is Egyptian Civilization that arose on the banks of river Nile. In spite of all this odds, Sumerians were able to inhabit the Fertile Crescent and raise a civilization in Mesopotamia.

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This solution describes about the reasons why the Sumerian Civilization became the greatest of all the ancient civilization in the Fertile Crescent.