Sumer

Sumer (/ˈsmər/) was one of the ancient civilizations and historical regions in southern Mesopotamia, modern-day southern Iraq, during the Chalcolithic and the Early Bronze ages. Although the earliest specimens of writing in the region do not go back much further than c. 2500 BC, modern historians have suggested that Sumer was first permanently settled between c. 5500 and 4000 BC by a non-Semitic people who spoke the Sumerian language (pointing to the names of cities, rivers, basic occupations, etc., as evidence).

These conjectured, prehistoric people are now called "proto-Euphrateans" or "Ubaidians", and are theorized to have evolved from the Samarra culture of northern Mesopotamia (Assyria). The Ubaidians (though never mentioned by the Sumerians themselves) are assumed by modern-day scholars to have been the first civilizing force in Sumer, draining the marshes for agriculture, developing trade, and establishing industries, including weaving, leatherwork, metalwork, masonry, and pottery.

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Twilight of the Tigris: Iraq's Mighty River Drying Up

Voa News 26 Sep 2022
... north to the Gulf in the south, to document the ecological disaster that is forcing people to change their ancient way of life.� ... Iraqi farmers tend to flood their fields, as they have done since ancient Sumerian times, rather than irrigate them, resulting in huge water losses....
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In brief: Bibliomaniac; She and Her Cat; The Babel Message – reviews

The Observer 25 Sep 2022
Bibliomaniac. An Obsessive’s Tour of the Bookshops of Britain. Atlantic, £16.99, pp320 ... A true languages buff, he delights in his own incomprehension, finding individuality and invention in geeky translations of the Kinder egg message into Cornish, Klingon and ancient Sumerian, and musing on topics from linguistic evolution to endangered tongues ... ....
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Iraqi sculptor Khaled Al-Abadi challenges ISIS destruction through murals

The Arab Weekly 23 Sep 2022
Last year, ancient artefacts looted and smuggled out of Iraq after the US invasion in 2003 were put on display in Baghdad, including a 3,500-year-old clay tablet bearing part of the Epic of Gilgamesh, the ancient Sumerian tale believed to be one of the world's first pieces of ......
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Mosul sculptor 'recreates what was demolished' on murals depicting Iraq history

Reuters 23 Sep 2022
Last year, ancient artefacts looted and smuggled out of Iraq after the U.S. invasion in 2003 were put on display in Baghdad, including a 3,500-year-old clay tablet bearing part of the Epic of Gilgamesh, the ancient Sumerian tale believed to be one of the world's first pieces of literature....
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Twilight of the Tigris: Iraq’s Mighty River Drying Up

GlobalResearch 22 Sep 2022
... north to the Gulf in the south, to document the ecological disaster that is forcing people to change their ancient way of life ... Iraqi farmers tend to flood their fields, as they have done since ancient Sumerian times, rather than irrigate them, resulting in huge water losses....
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Iraq's mighty river Tigris is drying up

The New Arab 21 Sep 2022
... north to the Gulf in the south, to document the ecological disaster that is forcing people to change their ancient way of life ... Iraqi farmers tend to flood their fields, as they have done since ancient Sumerian times, rather than irrigate them, resulting in huge water losses....
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The fascinating history of the modern calculator

The Chief 16 Sep 2022
The abacus is invented in ancient Sumeria ... Many different civilizations invented their own versions of the abacus, but the oldest was discovered in ancient Sumeria. Scholars believe that the Sumerian abacus used a sexagesimal number system, which is base 60 instead of our base 10 number system today....
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New Saudi organic restaurant puts sustainability, environment top of menu

Arab News 13 Sep 2022
JEDDAH. Sustainability and the environment have been placed top of the menu at a new Saudi restaurant ... Mosalli told Arab News. “It’s an experience ... We ask them to make an intention and plant,” he said. HIGHLIGHTS ... The restaurant’s design theme has been inspired by ancient civilizations such as the Sumerians, Thamud, Lihyan, and Nabataeans ... Al-Hadidi said....
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Bitchute 10 Sep 2022
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