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Chapter 2 Test information on The Fertile Crescent
|What does Mesopotamia Mean?
|land between two rivers
|What region of the world is Mesopotamia in?
|Middle East (present day Iraq)
|What group of people calls Israel their homeland?
|Hebrews (Jewish People)
|What is a ziggurat?
|What does a scribe do?
|Writes or records what people say
|Because of trade, Mesopotamia was known as?
|The Crossroads of Civilization
|Leader of Babylon
|What is Hammurabi famous for?
|The first written code of laws
|Many early codes(laws) dealt with what?
|The belief in one god
|What would happen to a person caught stealing in ancient Mesopotamia?
|put to death
|What was the main principle idea of Hammurabi's code
|An eye for an eye
|Sumer, Ur, Assyria, and Babylon are all examples of what?
|Many early stories of Mesopotamia can be found in what famous book?
|How did Sumerians keep their Gods happy?
|What did the Phoenicians develop?
|Mesopotamian writing was called...
|Which of the world's religions started in Mesopotamia?
|Islam, Christianity, and Judaism