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Q: In the Sumerian civilization, the purpose of a ziggurat was to A. hold back floodwaters. B. keep the gods and goddesses happy. C. irrigate the fields. D. protect the people from foreign
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A: In the Sumerian civilization, the purpose of a ziggurat was to: B. keep the gods and goddesses happy. The Mesopotamian ziggurats were not places for public worship or ceremonies. They were believed to be dwelling places for the gods. Through the ziggurat the gods could be close to mankind and each city had its own patron god. Only priests were permitted inside the ziggurat and it was their
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User: In the Sumerian civilization, the purpose of a ziggurat was to A. hold back floodwaters. B. keep the gods and goddesses happy. C. irrigate the fields. D. protect the people from foreign invaders.

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In the Sumerian civilization, the purpose of a ziggurat was to: B. keep the gods and goddesses happy.

The Mesopotamian ziggurats were not places for public worship or ceremonies. They were believed to be dwelling places for the gods. Through the ziggurat the gods could be close to mankind and each city had its own patron god.

Only priests were permitted inside the ziggurat and it was their responsibility to care for the gods and attend to their needs.
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In the Sumerian civilization, the purpose of a ziggurat was to A. hold back floodwaters.
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