Akkad of Mesopotamia
Food & Drink
Tigris River
Mesopotamia Timeline
Domestic Animals
Art & Crafts
Calendar Concept
Civilization History
Clothing / Dressing
Common Crops Produced
Farming / Agriculture
History in Brief
Homes / Houses
Inventions / Contribution
Marriage Institution
People & Society
Religion / Beliefs
Sports / Games
Cuneiform Writing
Decline Of Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia Museum
Mesopotamia Wheels
Cylinder Seals
Mesopotamian History
Irrigation System
Social System
Sargon of Mesopotamia
Slavery in Mesopotamia
Invention of Wheel
Trade In Mesopotamia
Egypt Similarities
Babylon City State
Crops Taken
Popular Games Played
Mesopotamia Geography
Gilgamesh Poem
Houses in Mesopotamia
Images of Structures
Irrigation System
Jewellery Making
Jobs / Occupations
Laws in Mesopotamia
Persia Relation
Pottery making
Social Structure
New Articles

Ancient Mesopotamias Achievements, Contributions & Inventions

Legacies of Mesopotamia are contributions in Mathematics, Astronomy, Cuneiform Writing and Literature

The Mesopotamians had contributed a lot in the field of Mathematics, Astronomy, Writing and Literature.

contribution to agriculture

They have developed some very important concepts in the field of mathematics which have proved to be very useful in doing certain mathematical calculations.

Contribution to Mathematics

The contribution of Mesopotamia in the field of mathematics can be seen in the form of the sexagesimal system developed by them. It is a system which was used for the purpose of calculation of time and angles.

Contribution to technology

This system is still widely used because of the multiple divisibility of the number 60. Another contribution of Mesopotamia is in the form of zodiac and its signs. Another being the Greek days of 12"double-hours".

Contribution to Writing

The contribution of Mesopotamia in the field of literature had been remarkable. The 'cuneiform literature' had been the most appreciated contribution of Mesopotamia in the field of literature. However, 'cuneiform literature' had not been resurrected to the extent it deserves.

Mesopotamia contributed to writing system

There were many reasons for it. The main reason was the inadequate knowledge of the languages and the insufficient acquaintance with the vocabulary.

Achivements in Science

There are remarkable contributions by Mesopotamia in the field of science as well. The science of Mesopotamia was characterized by endless, meticulous enumeration ordering into columns and series. This was with the ultimate ideal of including all things in the world but without the wish or ability to synthesize and reduce the material to a system.

Invention of a Wheel

Another contribution of Mesopotamia was in the field of Legal Theory which flourished to a very great extent during the Mesopotamian time. There were several collections of legal decisions,

ancient mesopotamia contribution to science

The so-called codes, amongst which the best known is 'Code of Hammurabi'. These codes contained the concern of the ruler for the weak, the widow, the orphan etc.



Copyright 2017