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fertile crescent an area of wich rich farmland in southweastern Asia where the first civilizations.
silt a mixture of fertile soil and tiny rocks that can make land ideal for farming
irrigation a way of supling water to an area of land
canal a human-made water way
surplus more of something than needed
divison of labor an arrangment i wich each worker specializes in a particular task or job
rural a countryside area
urban a city area
city-side a political unit consisting of a city and its surrounding country side
empire land with diffrences territories and peoples under a singale rule
polythism the worships of many gods
priest aperson who peforms religious ceremonies
social hierarchy the divison of society by rank of class
cuneiform the worlds first system of writtinhg develoment in summer
pictograph a picture symbol
scribe a writer
epics long poems that tell the stories of heroes
architecture the science of bulding
ziggurat a pyramid-shaped temple in summer
alphabet a set of letters that can be combined to form words
Hammurabi a Babylonian king who made a code of 282laws
monarch a ruler of a kindom or ampire
chariot a wheeled horse drawn cart used in battel
Nebuchadnezzar a famous chaldean king who rebuilt babylone into a butful city
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