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Social studies

fertil crescent an area of ritch farmland in soulth aisa whaerethe first cilvilzation
silt a mixter of firtle soil and tiny rocks
irrigation a way of suplyinging watter to an area of land
canal a human made of watterway
surplus more of somthing than is needed
division of labeor an arrangment in which each worker specializezes in a particular task or job
rural a contryside area
urban a city area
city state a popilation unit consising of a city and its suranding countryside
empire land with diffrent territorys and peoples under a singel rule
polythiesm th worship of many gods
priest a person who peforms religiuos ceremonies
social hierarchy the division of socieety by rank class
cuneiform the worlds first systm of writting; deveopment in sumer
piictograph a picter of symbole
scribe a writter
epics long pomes that tell the stories of heroes
architecture the sienc of building
ziggurat a primaid shapeed temple in sumer
alphabet a set of letters that can be comdind to form words
Hammurabi a babylonianking who made a code of 282 laws
monarch a ruler of a kingdom or mpire
chario a wheeled, horse-drawn cart used in battle
Nebuchadnezzar a famous Chaldean king who rebuilt Babylon into a beautiful city
cunieform the world's first system of writing;developed in Sumer
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