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ancient civ. Sandee

bureaucracy a system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected represenatives
Hierarchy a system of organization in which people or groups are ranked one above the other according to status or authority
cuneiform relating to the wedge-shaped characters used in the ancient writing systems of Mesopotamia surviving mainly impressed on clay tablets
scribe job that knows to read and write. mainly in egypt
polythesim believed in many gods
aqyaducts an artificial channel for conveying water. Built/created in ancient rome
monotheism believed in only one god
hieroglyphics a way of writing. drawings that meant something
artisan a worker in skilled trade, especially one that involves making things by hand
dynasty family of rulers. Egypt
democracy a system of gov. in which power is vested in the people,m who rule either directly of through freely elected representatives.
reupblic a state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch
legions unit of men in the ancient roman army
"modern day Iraq" Mesopotamia
Organized gov. = egypt Pharo ruled gov. then came the vizer
Organized gov. = greece city states had a hard time functioning because of their geography Athens was the first to try demcracy
Organized gov. = rome republic
Religion = egypt polytheistic Aman Ray- sun god
Religion= Mesopotamia polytheistic
Organized gov= Mesopotamia Hammurabi
religion= greece polytheistic
Religion= rome polytheistic then switched to Christianity in 0 A.D.
Job specialization= MEsopotamia People who created canals= most important
Job Spec.= Rome military
Social Classes= Egypt slaves were everuything
Social classes= Rome Highly hierarchal
Art/ Architecture = rome pillars and archs
Public works= egypt Pyramids, sphinx
PW= Mesopotaia first real vehical
PW= rome aquaducts, cloaca maxima, coliseum
writing= Mesopotamia cuneiform, rosetta stone
Created by: giannamegna