Chapter 2 Lesson 2

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Sumer

A powerful city-state in southern Mesopotania

Akkad

A city-state in northern Mesopotania the ruler of which conquered all the city-state of Mesopotania and formaed the worlds first empire

Urak

A large Sumarian city-state in Mesopotania

Gilgamesh

2700 b.c. Sumarian king whose adventures were recorded in the epic of Gilgamish

Sargon

Akkadian king united all of the city-state of Mesopotania under his rule forming the worlds first empire

Ur Nammu

king who founded the east and most succesful dynasty of Ur

Shulgi

King of the Sumarians

Ziggurat

Huge pyramid shaped structive consisting of series of stacked rectangular platforms

Society

An organized community with established rules and tradition

Polythism

Worship of many Gods

Scribe

Proffesional writer

coneiform

A form of wedge shaped writing used in acient times

Conquer

To defeat

Empire

A large territory consisting of many different places under the control of a single ruler

Dynosty

Ruling Family

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