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The Sumerians land in Mesopotamia is called what? Sumer
What does "the land between the rivers" mean? Mesopotamia
The fertile area around Mesopotamia is also called what? Fertile Crescent
The two rivers around Mesopotamia are named what? Tigris and Euphrates
The Tigris and Euphrates left natural what when they flooded? Levees
The chief crop of the Sumerians was what? Barley
There was little what in Sumer? Timber
The Sumerians used what to make bricks? Mud and crushed reeds
What was one of the great cities of Sumer? Ur
Each city - state was made of the city and what around it? The farmland
Disputes arose over what between city states? Boundry
Ziggurat means what? Mountain of God or Hill of Heavan
Only who could enter the Ziggurats? Priests
Around the Ziggurat was what? Courts
All forces of Nature were viewed as what? Gods
Male Gods made what as servants to goddesses? Humans
Schools were only for whom? Songs of the rich
At school students learned what? How to become a scribe
Sumerians used what at first to represent objects? Pictures
At first Sumerian priests were also what? Kings
One famous priest king is who? Gilgamesh
About 3000 b.c. who became permanent kings? Military leaders
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