Babylonia and Assyria Essay | Babylon and Assyria

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Babylon and Assyria

Summary: Describes the differences between the Babylonian and Assyrian empires. Debates which society was superior . Evaluates their economies, trade, farming and military strength.
The Babylonia empire was far superior to the Assyrian empire in many ways some economically, technologically, socially, and agriculturally. The capital city of the Babylonian empire, Babylon was positioned on the Euphrates River. This river provided the people of Babylon with their chief resource, being the grain that they got from farming. Using their creative ingenuity they created water controllers know as dikes, which is an example of their technological advances over the Assyrians, that were capable out directing the rivers flow in whatever direction that the saw fit. The water created fertile land that the Babylonian culture used for farming, both and grain crops and animals. With sustained fertility the Babylonians were able to stock pile their food surpluses. When this is compared to the Assyrians who's agriculture consisted of mostly on the herding of animals and farming on the unfertile land that they owned. The...

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