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Chapter 4

Silt Fine particles of fertile soil
Irrigation A system that supplies dry land with water through ditches, pipes or streams.
Surplus An amount that is left over after a need has been met
City state A city that governs itself and it's surrounding territory.
Polytheism A belief in more than one God
Ziggurat A pyramid shape structure with a temple at the top
Cuneiform Writing developed by the Sumerians that used wood shaped marks made in soft clay.
Scribe A person who copies or writes out documents; often Record Keeper
Epic A long poem that recordes the Deeds of a legendary or real hero
Empire A large territory or group of many territories covered by one ruler
Tribute A payment made to a ruler or state as a sign of surrender, payment to a ruler as a sign of submission or for protection
Province A territory governed as a political district of a country or Empire
Caravan A group of merchants traveling together for safety usually with a large number of camels; a group of traveling merchants and animals
Astronomer A person who studies planets and stars
Code A set of official laws
Military Having to do with soldiers weapons or War
Slingshot A weapon that is used to throw stones or other objects
Region A geographic area
Created by: Egomom