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Pharaoh Egyptian Kings; held absolute power and played key roles in government and religion
Monotheism Belief in 1 god
Judaism A monotheistic religion founded by Abraham during the time of Ancient Egypt around 4,000 years ago. Believe that god promised them land Holy book- Torah ; Holy place of worship-Synagogue; Holiest place- Jerusalem; 10 Commandments
Ancient Sumer An ancient city state in Mesopotamia Written language- cuneiform Polytheistic (many gods) ziggurats= temples Farming Priests Neolithic Revolution Fertile Crescent Cradle of civilization Sumer Hammurabi came after, in Babylon
Ziggurat Temples of Ancient Sumerians made from mud bricks Ascending stairs to the heavens Priests Middle East, Asia and Mesopotamia Fertile Crescent Polytheistic Cuneiform
Hammurabi King of Babylon at its height; control mark of Mesopotamia Hammurabi’s code Created a series of laws Criminal law Civil law Fertile crescent Literacy- More people could read and write
Hammurabi's Code Code of laws developed by Hammurabi King of Babylon Carved into stone pillars so everyone could see it An eye for an eye if equal retaliation punishment Social classes Social inequality Gender inequality
Cuneiform A written language created by Ancient Sumer Wedge shaped design/ clay table Created for record keeping Mesopotamia Fertile Crescent Cradle of Civilization Neolithic Revolution Tigris & Euphrates Rivers
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