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9th Grade Chapter 2
First Civilizations: Africa and Asia
|Used to keep records that lead to the development of ancient Egypt.
|Sumer was made up of these?
|A poem recounting the adventures of a Sumerian hero.
|Epic of Gilagamesh
|The first major collection of laws.
|Code of Hammurabi
|Geographic feature that had the greatest influence on ancient Egypt.
|The Nile River
|Peasant farmers were the biggest population in Egyptian society.
|Egyptian Social class
|Believed in life after death. Viewed their pharaohs as gods.
|Triangular area of marshland formed by deposits of silt at the mouth of some rivers.
|Believed in one God.
|Governor of a province of a Persian empire.
|The pyramid-shaped temple built by the Sumerians.
|Using the stone, Jean Champollion unlocked the meanings of many hieroglyphic symbols.
|Believed the after life was a grim place from which there was no escape.
|Who unied the Hebrew tribe into a single nation?
|What is modern day name for Nubia?
|What part of the body do Egyptians think that thought and reason come from?
|How did Sumerians view their rulers?
|As gods' chief servants.
|Who developed iron-making?