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hanging graands one of the seven wonders of the ancient world an immensestari case of greenery at the kings' place in Bablyon could be seen from any point in
Nineveh Ancient capital of Assyrial on the Tigris River
Assyria Ancient country in Asia that include the Tigris River valley in Mesopotamia
cuneiform Sumerian system of writing made up of wedge-shaped marking
city-state independent state made-up of a city and the surrounding land and valleys
Hammurabi King of Baylon who is best known for his code of law code of Hammurabil
Babylon ancient city on the banks of the Euphrates River in northern Mesopotamia
specialization the development of different kinds of job
technology tools and methods used to help humans preform tasks
Jericho oldest Neolithic community in the west bank between Israel, and Muslims
Neolithic Period the later part of the Stone Age people began growing crops an a domesticating animals because farmers needed to stay close to their fields they built permanent homes and villages
code of Hammurabi a set of laws that Babylonian King Hammurabi established for his empire
Persian Gulf an arm of the Arabian Sea in south western Asia between the Arabia Peninsula on southwest and Iran on the northeast
River Valley Civilizations early civilizations developing near rivers for several reasons: farming conditions were very good, fertile soil, farmers could irrigate their crops and rivers made travel and trade easier
ziggurat grand temple balit to honor Gods; located in the center of Sumerian city-states
farming revolution marked the beginning of the Neolithic period; people farming and built permanent homes
Paleolithic People the earliest part of the stone age Paleolithic also developed spoken language people were nomads, traveling place to place to him to search for food Paleolithic People discovered fire which kept them warm and made it possible to cook for and have li
the Stone Age the early part of human history
astronomer person who studies stars, planets, and other heavenly bodies
Otzi the Iceman in 1921 2 hikers discovered the frozen body of a man near the border between Austria and Italy.
Otzi the Iceman scientists discovered that Otzi (named after the Otzi Alps the mountains where he was found)had lived 5,300 years the Neolithic period
cravan a group of traveling merchants and animals
historian person who studies and writes about the human past
archaeologist scientist who learns about past human life by studying fossils and artisans
artifact weapon, tool, or other item made by humans
fossil the trace or imprint of a plant or animal that has been preserved in rock
anthropologist scientist who studies the physical characteristics and cultures of humans and their ancestors
nomad person who regularly moves from place to place
domesticate to tame animals and plants for human use
Tigris river river in south eastern Turkey and Iraq that merges the Euphrates Rivers
Euphrates River river in south western Asia that joins the Tigris River near the Persian Gulf
Mesopotamia early center of civilization in the area of modern Iraq and eastern Syria between the Tigris and Euphrates River
Sargon King of the Akkadians who set up the world's first empire
civilization complex society with cities organized government, religion, class divisions and a writing system
artisan skilled crafts person
irrigation method of bringing water to a field from another place to water crops
scribe record keeper
empire group or territories or nations under a single ruler or government
Sumer a region in southern Mesopotamia where many ancient cities developed
Catal Huyuls early Neolithc community in parent day Turkey
Nebuchadnezzar King of the Chaldensi had the Hanging Gardens built for his wife
province political district
contributions of Sumerians developed a writing system called Cuniform a number system based on 60 and a 12 month calender produced the oldest known story "The Epic of Gllgamesh" invented the plow, sailboat and wagaon wheel
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