- from Mesopotamia
Long before modern people knew about the splendors of Mesopotamia, we had benefited from the accomplishments of this long-lost world.
The Mesopotamians were the first people known to study the heavens. They also were the first to use the arch and the wheel, compile laws, and keep written records. Their legacy was passed down to us by the people they conquered and by the people who conquered them. Here are some of their achievements.