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Fertgile Crescent an area of rich farmland in the Southwest Asia where the first civilisations began.
Silt a mixture of fertiles soil and tiny rocks that can mke land ideal for farming.
Irrigation a way of supplying water to an area of land. a way of supplying water to an area of land.
Canal a human-made waterway.
Surplus more of something than is needed.
Division of labor an arrangement in which each worker specializes in a particular task or job.
Rural a countryside area.
Urban a city area.
City state a political unit consisting of a city and a surrounding countryside.
Empire land with different territories and peoples under a single rule.
Polytheism the worship of many gods.
Preist a person who performs religious ceremonies.
Social hierarchy the division of society by rank or class.
Cuneiform the world's first system of writing ;developed in sumer.
Pictogragh a picture symbol.
Scribe a writer.
Epics long poems that tell the stories of hero.
Architecture the science of building .
Ziggurat a pyrimid-shaped temple in sumer.
Alphabet a set of letters that can be combined to form words.
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