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  1. Hammurabi
  2. Hittites
  3. Cuneiform
  4. Divination
  5. Epic of Gilgamesh
  1. a 1792 - 1750 B.C. Created a strict code of 282 laws governing crime, commerce, land, marriage based on "an eye for an eye" and financial restitution.
  2. b Trying to determine the will of the gods and your own future.
  3. c "Wedge-shaped" writing made with a reed stylus on clay tablets, dating to around 3000 B.C. Initially used by Sumerians then by others later, writing was mostly for recordkeeping then literature.
  4. d The most famous piece of Mesopotamian literature. Sumerian in origin but written in Akkadian, it is the story of the Uruk King Gilgamesh and Enkidu, their adventures, and the search for everlasting life.
  5. e A mixture of local people and Indo European immigrants, founders of the Hittite Empire, first Indo Europeans to use iron. Assimilated other cultures and religions into its empire, transformed the culture of Mesopotamia, and passed it on to Mycenaean Greeks. Empire was destroyed by the Sea People.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A spiritual precept that conveyed the idea of truth and justice, especially right order and harmony.
  2. The book of instructions for the preservation of the body and judgement of the dead by Osiris for Egyptians.
  3. Wife of Thutmosis II, she ruled as Pharaoh after his death.
  4. The first hominids. They lived in East and South Africa 3-4 million years ago and made the first simple stone tools.
  5. A Semitic speaking people who invaded Egypt and brought the Middle Kingdom to an end in the 17th century B.C. They introduced Bronze Age technology for new tools and weapons, heavier swords, the compound bow, and the horse-drawn war chariot. Eventually, the Egyptians used the war technology to get rid of the Hyksos.

5 True/False questions

  1. Mesopotamia"New Stone." 10,000 - 4000 B.C. People developed agriculture and raised livestock, stopped being nomadic, started living in permanent larger cities, developed specialized trades, divided labor, and men came to dominate society.

          

  2. Bronze AgeThe provinces of Egypt, ruled by a Nomarch.

          

  3. Homo SapiensThird stage of human development, appeared 250,000 years ago.

          

  4. SargonA Semitic speaking people who invaded Egypt and brought the Middle Kingdom to an end in the 17th century B.C. They introduced Bronze Age technology for new tools and weapons, heavier swords, the compound bow, and the horse-drawn war chariot. Eventually, the Egyptians used the war technology to get rid of the Hyksos.

          

  5. Old Kingdom1550-1070 B.C. Ahmose I defeated the Hyksos and established the New Kingdom as a militaristic, imperialist country.

          

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