Rise of Civilizations and Empires in Mesopotamia


Throughout their journey along the Mesopotamian Tech Tree, players should concentrate on quickly mastering technologies that allow access to building the Great Wonders - as this scenario can suddenly end the moment the last of the seven Great Wonders of the Ancient World has been built. The victory points scored for completing each wonder has been greatly increased, further emphasizing the prestige and importance of these impressive, man-made structures during ancient times.

There they declared their loyalty to the Nubian throne and were given Nubian wives.
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The people of this Indus Valley civilization did not build massive monuments like their contemporaries, nor did they bury riches among their dead in golden tombs. There were no mummies, no emperors, and no violent wars or bloody battles in their territory.


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The phrase "early civilizations" usually conjures up images of Egypt and Mesopotamia, and their pyramids, mummies, and golden tombs
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But in the 1920s, a huge discovery in South Asia proved that Egypt and Mesopotamia were not the only "early civilizations." In the vast Indus River plains (located in what is today Pakistan and western India), under layers of land and mounds of dirt, archaeologists discovered the remains of a 4,600 year-old city. A thriving, urban civilization had existed at the same time as Egyptian and Mesopotamian states — in an area twice each of their sizes.