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Ancient World

The Ancient World, Prentice Hall 2001, Chapter 2: The Fertile Crescent

Scribe A professional writer
city-State a city with its own traditions and its own government and laws; both
polytheism the belief in many gods
myth a tradional story; in some cultures, a legend that explains people's
empire many territories and people who are controlled by one government
Caravan A group of traders traveling together
bazaar a market selling different kinds of goods
code an organized list of laws or rules
cuneiform a form of writhing that uses groups of wedges and lines; used to
alphabet a set of symbols that represent the sounds of a language
monotheism the belief in one god
famine a time when there is so little food that many people starve
exile to force someone to live in another country
covenant a binding agreement
prophet a religious leader who told the Israelites what God wanted them to
diaspora the scattering of people who have a common background or beliefs
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