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Fertile Crescent An area of rich farmland in Southwest Asia where the first civilizations began.
Silt A mixture of fertle soil and tiny rockss that can make land ideal for farming.
Irrigation 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 witch 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 its surrounding countryside.
Empire Land with different terrortories and peoples under a single rule.
Polytheism the worship of many gods.
Priest A person who performs religous ceremonies.
Social Hierarchy The division of socity by rank or class.
Cuneiform The world's first system of writing; developed in Sumer.
Pictograph A picture symbol.
Scribe A writer.
Epics Long poems that tell the stories of heroes.
Architecture The science of building.
Ziggurat A pyramid-shaped temple in Sumer.
Alphabet A set of letters that can be combined to form words.
Hammurabi A Byblonian king who made a code of 282 laws.
Monarch A ruler of a kingdom or empire.
Chariot A wheeled,horse drawn art used in a battle.
Nebuchadnezzar A famous Chaldean king who rebult Babylon into a beautiful city.
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