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fertile crescent an area of farmland in southwest asia where the first civilization began
silt a mixture of fertile soil and tiny rocks that can mack land ideal for farming
irrigation a way of supplying water to an area of land
canal a human made waterway
surplus more of something then is needed
division of labor an arrangement in which each worker specializes in a particular task or job
polytheism the worship of many gods
priest a person who performs religious ceremonies
social hierchy the division of society by rank or class
rural a coutryside area
urban a city
city state a political unit consisting of a city and its surrounding countryside
empire land with different territories and peoples under a single rule
architecture the science of building
ziggurat a pyramid shaped temple in summer
cuneiform the wolds first system of writing developed in sumer
scribe a writer
epics long poems that tell the stories of heroes
alphabet a set of letters that can be combined to form words
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