First cities emerged in Southern Mesopotamia
First cities emerged in Southern Mesopotamia during the late 4th millennium BC. These complex settlements, including the legendary city of Uruk, shared some common elements such as large populations, a centralized administration, social hierarchy, monumental buildings, as well as economic and administrative practices such as writing and sealing. The present paper is concerned with the urbanization process in Southern Mesopotamia and aims to highlight its social, environmental, economic, and ideological background.
NAİBOĞLU, N., 2019, Kentleşmenin Kökeni: Mezopotamya’da İlk Kentler. MSGSÜ Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi, Cilt 3 Sayı 20 / Güz 2019, 211 – 224.Release date: 05.10.2020 - 12:13:44