What are the political and cultural developments of the ancient and medieval eras?
Mesopotamia was controlled by different people at different times, starting with the Sumerians in around 3500 B. The Sumerians are said to have invented the wheel and the Cuneiform script, which most historians regard as the earliest form of writing. Ancient Mesopotamians had ceremonies for each month based on the waxing and waning of the moon, equinoxes and solstices, etc. Music played a very important part in their lives, and songs were sung to children, which and these were passed on