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Global Vocab 2

Early civilizations and World History

Body of law with the private rights of individuals. Civil Law
A complex highly organized social order. Civilization
Branch of law deals with offenses against others such as robbery, assault, or murder. Criminal Law
Spread ideas, customs, and technologies from one person to another. Cultural Diffusion
Wedge-shaped writting of ancient sumerians. Cuneiform
Form of picture writing developed by the ancient Egyptians. Hieroglyphics
Title of rulers of ancient Egypt. Pharaoh
Pyramid- temple dedicated to the cheif god or goddess of a ancient sumerian city-state. Zigguart
Tame some of the animals they had once hunted. Domesticate
When people started farming, producing their own food, and the changes they made from producing their own food. Neolithic Revolution
Refers to the skills and tools people used to make their basic means. Technology
The sacred book of Christianity writings include both the old and the new testement. Bible
Binding agreement. Covenant
The basic duties of all Muslims Five Pillars of Islam
Muhammad's fight from Mecca to Medina. Hijra
Savior sent by god. Messiah
Muslim house of worship. Mosque
A journey to a sacred place or shrine. Pilgrimage
Spirtual leader believed to be interpreting God's will. Prophet
The sacred word of god as revealed to Muhammad. Quran or Koran
A set of laws that Jews believe God gave them through Moses The ten commandments
Study of past people and cultures Archaeology
Object made by human beings Artifact
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