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Mesopotamia ssc

Four Empires of Mesopotamia

a city that is the center of government Capital
a large territory or group of territories under one ruler Empire
a pipe or channel that brings water from distant places Aqueduct
a forced payment made my conquered people to their new group Tribute
one who studies the stars and planets Astronomer
Who wrote a legal code that covered most areas of daily life? Hammurabi
Who was the king of the Akkadian who conquered all of Mesopotamia? Sargon
Why did Nebuchadnezzar build inner walls, outer walls, and a moat around the city of Babylon? He wanted to protect the city from attacks
empire that built a great army that used battering rams, horses, and iron weapons Assyrians
empire that contributed the seven-day-week to our calendar Neo-Babylonians
empire that made the Hanging Gardens of Babylon Neo-Babylonians
Who wrote a code of laws that applied to everyone and was written down for all to see Hammurabi
Who used the strategy where a front row of soldiers held shields for protection and the next row extended spears between the shields Sargon
empire that was well known for the three-dimensional sculptures called steles Akkadians
What problem did all four empires have it was difficult to control a large area
What empire's capital was a center of trade Babylonian
Created by: Mrs.Jeffries



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