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What is the area between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers known as?



A. The Middle East
B. The Desert
C. Mesopotamia
D. The Fertile Crescent

This question is part of Old Testament Test One
Asked by Kylaellen, Last updated: May 22, 2019

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Answered on May 22, 2019

The correct answer is option C – Mesopotamia Mesopotamia is the area between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. The word "Mesopotamia" in Greek means "between two rivers". Mesopotamia is an ancient region located in the eastern Mediterranean bounded in the northeast by the Zagros Mountains and in the southeast by the Arabian Plateau.

In our world today, Mesopotamia is now Iraq, parts of modern-day Iran, Syria, and Turkey. Mesopotamia is also the place where the world's earliest civilization developed from. It is the first places to develop agriculture. The rain was seasonal in Mesopotamia. This means that the land flooded in the winter and spring and water was scarce at other times.

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on May 14, 2017

The Fertile Crescent
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