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ssc Meso empire

Mesopotamian Empires

a pipe or channel that brings water from distant places aqueduct
a city that is the center of government capital
a large territory or group of many territories under one ruler empire
one who studies the stars and planets astronomer
a forced payment made by conquered peoples to their new group tribute
Who ruled the Akkadian Empire? Sargon
Who wrote the legal code for the Babylonians? Hammurabi
Who used horses, battering rams and Iron weapons to create a successful military? Assyrians
Who invented the seven day week? Neo-Babylonians
Who created two dimensional sculptures,created aqueducts and iron weapons? Assyrians
Why were Hammurabi's laws so important? First code to be written down and applied to everyone
What is a strategy Sargon used to conquer the Sumerian city-states? Used a tight formation with shields in the front and spears in the back
Akkadians were well known for.... 3-D sculptures called steles
What problem did all empires share? Difficulty in controlling a large territory once they created the empire
Which empire's capital became a center for trade? Babylonians
Created by: alliwag21