What are examples of cultural, economic, or environmental diffusion between the Sumerians and ONE other society (please give name of this society)?Any references to help further guide me would...

What are examples of cultural, economic, or environmental diffusion between the Sumerians and ONE other society (please give name of this society)?

Any references to help further guide me would be greatly aprreciated also.

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The Sumerians are of unknown origin; some scholars say that they originated from Northern India.

They ruled Mesopotamia from 3200-2360 BC. ( 840 years long )

The Acadians of Semitic origin conquered Mesopotamia by the 2350 and took over almost all Sumerian civilization.

The Sumerians started with writing : Cuneiform writing which developed later to the Latin alphabet, via Phoenicia, the Greeks and the Etruscans

The Gilgamesh story ( of the Flood ) ended up in the Jewish Bible.

The worshipped three gods ( Trinity ) which has been taken over by Christianity – also influenced by the holy cypher of Three by the Indo-Europeans.

Numeration based on the number twelve. Which is more convenient that the decimal numeration, since 12 can be divided by 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 12. ( 10 has only 5 as main divider ). Therefore we count in 24 hours and 60 seconds. We divide our angles in 360 degrees.

Now it is obvious that the Sumerians influenced people all over the world an not only one society.

 

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