an arc of rich farmland in Southwest Asia between the persian gulf and the Mediterranean Sea
the lands facing the Mediterranian Sea and a plain.
each city and the surounding land it controlled.
a series of rules from a single family.
the spreading of ideas or poducts from one culture to another.
a belief in many gods.
a political unit in which a number of peoples or countries are controlled by a single ruler.
Banylonian Empire reached reached its packed during the region.
a marshy region formed by deposits of silt at the mouth of a river.
solid evidence points to a king.
the type of goverment in which rule is based on religious authority.
th kings rof the Old Kingdom, the resting place after death was an emmense structure.
Royal and elite Egyptians' bodies were preseved by.
simple pictographs were the earliest form of writing in Egypt, but scribes quickly developed a more flexible writing system.
although hieroglyphs were first written on stone and clay, as in Mesoporamia, the Egyptians soon invited a better writing surface called.
geographer often refer tho the landmass that nicluds India, Pakistan, and Bangladeshas the Indian called.
seasonal winds called.
Indus Valley civilization is sometimes called.
the silt is actually fertile soul called.
Shang kings consulted the gods through the use of.
mandate of heaven
A ruler had divine approval, known as the.
Historians describe the pattern of rise, decline, and replacement of dunasties as the.
this established a system called.