Chapter 2 Review. Essay Questions. How did the people of Mesopotamia benefit from the physical geography of their region? What were three important contributions made by the ancient peoples living in the Fertile Crescent?. Civilization developed in the Fertile Crescent because
What were the Israelites known for that made them unique among ancient peoples?
Because the cities in Sumer were separated by long stretches of desert land,
The Phoenician alphabet made it easier for people in the ancient world to
The Phoenicians helped spread civilization throughout the Mediterranean area by