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Mesopotamia SG

A study guide for Mesopotamian unit

TermDefinition
Myth a traditional story that explains the practices or beliefs of a people or something in the natural world
Epic a story of gilgamesh
Monotheism belief in one god
Gilgamesh was the fifth king of the Sumerian city of Uruk. He became known as a demigod with superhuman strength in later legends and tales such as the Epic of Gilgamesh
Enkidu Wild man sent by the gods
Utnapishtim The ancient one and his wife was granted immortality
Silt Fine particles of fertile soil
Scribe A person who writes out or copies documents: often a record keeper
Polytheism Belief in many gods
Urshanabi The boatman in the epic of gilgamesh
Ishtar Was a great
Caravan
Mesopotamia
Babylon
Cuneiform
Bazaar
Astromoner
Prophet
Surplus
Tribute
Created by: jmartinez2
 

 



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