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Democracy, philosophy, astrology, biology, mathematics, physics, and the theatre are only a few of its contributions to us. There are no items, exotic to the Ubaid culture, found in the ruins. The Graeco-Roman heritage was built upon the great civilizations of the Near East and, furthermore, the major achievements in science and technology that are called Hellenistic and Roman were mainly Near Eastern achievements due to the scholars and artisans of Egypt and Syria.

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