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Sheesley Mesopotamia

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? Ancient Temple
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 Hammurabi
What is Hammurabi famous for? The first written code of laws
Many early codes(laws) dealt with what? Property
The belief in one god Monotheism
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? City-states
Many early stories of Mesopotamia can be found in what famous book? The Bible
How did Sumerians keep their Gods happy? Animal sacrifices
What did the Phoenicians develop? The alphabet
Mesopotamian writing was called... Cuneiform
Which of the world's religions started in Mesopotamia? Islam, Christianity, and Judaism
Created by: tomsheesley