Social Class: Priests:They ate really fancy dishes.
Upper Class:they ate pretty fancy dishes., Meats ( because they were so expensive)
Lower Class:they ate poor dishes. Ate a lot of vegetables ( they were cheap)
Slaves:they ate really poor dishes.
Geographical Area a. What were their resources for food? Wheat, Barley, Flax,Sugar ( from dates),sheeps, goats, cattle,pigs, deer, ducks, geese, chickens,100 different green vegitables, Onion, garlic, leeks, lettuce,apples, figs, pomegranates, grapes,
b. How did the landscape affect what they ate? The tigris and euraphates river provided a fertile soil for going food. It was very hot and the farmers had to irrigate in order to water the crops.
2. How were the menus of the social classes of people different? Most people ate only 2 meals a day. The rich ate 3 meals a day. Most ate breads and drank beer.
b. Who determined this? Mesopotamia's plentiful water resources and lush river valleys allowed for the production of surplus food that served as the basis for the civilizing trend begun at Sumer and preserved by rulers such as Hammurabi (1792-1750 B.C.), Cyrus (550-530 B.C.), Darius (520-485 B.C.), Alexander (336-323 B.C.), and the Abbasids (750-1258).
I learned what the food source for Ancient Mesopotamian people and what they drank everyday.