SS VOC Mesopotamia 2 Lorish Vocab Meospotamia part 2

SS VOC Mesopotamia 2 Lorish Vocab Meospotamia part 2

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Hammurabi leader of Babylonia whose written code of law was an eye for an eye a tooth for a tooth
Sumer the first known civilization; they developed the earliest known form of writing, cuneiform
Babylon Another ancient civilization of ancient Mesopotamia known for their architectural success
Assyria ancient civilization of Mesopotamia that took over the Babylonians who were known for being fierce and warlike people
Monarchy rule or government by a king or queen
Empire land with different territories under a single rule
Division of Labor arrangement in society where each worker has a particular or specialized job.
Epic a long poem that tells a story about a hero
Flourish to grow and to do well (thrive)
Polytheism the belief in many gods, like the people of ancient Mesopotamia
Monotheism belief and worship of one god. (Christianity)
city-states a central city and its surrounding countryside
Tigris and Euphrates rivers the Sumerians settled around in ancient Mesopotamia
Ziggurat a temple built in ancient Mesopotamia
scribe a person whose job was to copy written records by hand
Mesopotamia An ancient land located where we find the modern country of Iraq
Cuneiform the first form of writing, formed by the Sumerians

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