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Mesopotamia

The Seventh Doctor overlooks the region. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Genesys)

Mesopotamia was a region on Earth in Asia. It was the place where human civilisation began, and was home to the city-states of Uruk and Kish. One part of Mesopotamia was called Lower Mesopotamia, where the city-state Ur was situated. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Genesys, AUDIO: The Boundless Sea)

History[]

The Seventh Doctor and Ace visited the region in 2700 BC. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Genesys)

In the 11th century BCE, the Surene tribe of Lower Mesopotamia buried women alive with their dead husbands. (AUDIO: The Boundless Sea)

The Thirteenth Doctor and her friends took part in the very first New Year's Eve celebrations in Mesopotamia. This region of Mesopotamia would later become Iraq. (TV: Resolution)

Mesopotamia was later home to the city-state of Babylon, which was visited by Bernice Summerfield. (PROSE: Walking to Babylon)

In the 1st century, the multicultural city of Byzantium was home to Mesopotamians. (PROSE: Byzantium!)

River Song visited Mesopotamia in 1924 to investigate a Surene tomb in the vincinity of Ur. (AUDIO: The Boundless Sea)

References[]

The Eleventh Doctor offered to take Clara Oswald to Mesopotamia. (TV: The Day of the Doctor)

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