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Offline Neta1991

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Greatest mesopotamian city
« on: April 20, 2017, 04:31:27 AM »
Which is the greatest mesopotamian city?

I say Nineveh because it was the mostly populated city



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Re: Greatest mesopotamian city
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2017, 06:35:49 AM »
Babel cos it looked better and had more landmarks.
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Re: Greatest mesopotamian city
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2017, 01:09:43 PM »
Depends what you mean by greatest. I would say the greatest Mesopotamian city would be Edessa (Orhay) having the world's first university (School of Edessa), being the main center for Syriac Literature, and the place where Assyrians started converting to Christianity. That's THREE good reasons!
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Re: Greatest mesopotamian city
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2017, 11:09:57 PM »
Depends what you mean by greatest. I would say the greatest Mesopotamian city would be Edessa (Orhay) having the world's first university (School of Edessa), being the main center for Syriac Literature, and the place where Assyrians started converting to Christianity. That's THREE good reasons!
If we didn't convert to Christianity we still would be the same people - Unless if we converted to Islam though. You make it seem like Christianity redeemed us. If we were still pagans, we wouldn't be any different.
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Re: Greatest mesopotamian city
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2017, 08:28:41 PM »
If we didn't convert to Christianity we still would be the same people - Unless if we converted to Islam though. You make it seem like Christianity redeemed us. If we were still pagans, we wouldn't be any different.
Christianity prevented us from Islamization is what I mean.

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Re: Greatest mesopotamian city
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2018, 11:11:43 AM »
Depends what you mean by greatest. I would say the greatest Mesopotamian city would be Edessa (Orhay) having the world's first university (School of Edessa), being the main center for Syriac Literature, and the place where Assyrians started converting to Christianity. That's THREE good reasons!

The greatest and richest mesopotamian city was clearly babylon, with nineveh coming second.

 

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