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Mesopotamia Land between the rivers
Tigris and Euphrates Rivers of Mesopotamia
City-State City or town and surrounding land
Cuneiform Sumerian Writing
Ziggurat Pyramid shape temple of Mesopotamia
Polytheism Belief in many gods
Monotheism Belief in one God
Code of Hammurabi 1st written laws
Hanging Gardens Built by King Nebuchnezzar for his wife
Phoenicians Settled along Med. Coast, alphabet, ship builders
Persians Largest empire, Zoroastrianism, tolerance
Hebrews Followers of Judaism
Judaism 1st monotheistic religion
Irrigation used to bring water to crops
10 Commandments Moral and religious laws
Fertile Crescent Arc shape land with rich soil
Created by: sliderr