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Ch. 15 Sect. 2 Vocab

Southwest Asia & North Africa Geography & History

cultural hearth center of civilization from which ideas and technology spread
agricultural revolution a period in which humans began to grow crops instead of gathering plants
domesticate to keep and use animals as a source of labor and food
city-state an independent state made up o a city and the territories depending on it
cuneiform the earliest known form of writing, from Sumeria
monotheistic related to a religious belief in one god
messiah a leader or savior
pilgrimage a religious journey
diffusion a spreading out
adherent a follower of a religion cause; or person
sultan a leader or ruler of the Ottoman Empire
religious tolerance the acceptance of different religions to be practiced at the same time, without prejudice
Created by: ltandbob