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Fertile Crescent an area of rich farmland in the southweast Asia where the first civilizations began
Silt a mixture of fretilr soil and tiny rocks that can make land idears 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
Divisiion of Labor an arrangement is in which each worker specializes in a particular task or job
Rural a countryside area
urban a city area
City-state a political unit consting of a city and its surrounding countryside
Empire land with different territories and peoples under a single rule
Polytheism the worship of many gods
Priest a person who performs religious ceremonies
Social Hierarchy the division of society by rank or class
Cuneiform the world first system of writting developed in sumer
Pictograph a picture symbol
Scribe a writer
Epics long poems that tell stories of heroes
Architecture the science of building
Ziggurat a pyramid-shaped temple in sumer
Hammurabi a babylonian king who made a code of 282 laws
monarch a ruler of a kingdom or empire
alphabet a set of letters hat can be combined to form words
chariot a whelled, horse-drawn cart used in battled
Neuchadnezzar a famous Chaldea king who rebuilt Babylon into a beautiful city
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