Global Unit 2
Terms in this set (79)
arc of fertile land that extends from the Persian gulf to the Mediterranean sea
tigris and euphrates river
center of Mesopotamia, built dams and canals to control the flooding
had city states, Syrian and Arabian desert, cuneiform, theocracy (priest king), animism.
wheel, oldest writing system, number system.
the belief that everything in nature has a spirit
temples made of sun dried brick
a system where people are ranked by social class
a system of government where a religious leader rules
skilled workers who made goods by hand
departments within the government
someone who copies out documents or keeps records
used in cuneiform, indian language
Sumerians used this, first known written language
epic of gilgamesh
first written story
first written law code, laws around the world are loosely based on this. Codes are consistent but unequal.
wrote a law code
system of law dealing with relations.
king of the babylonian empire, ruled when the hanging gardens were built.
one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, in babylon
central tigris and euphrates river valleys
code of laws, irrigation, hanging gardens
first to work with iron, iron weapons, bronze age
turkey, syria, iraq
library of ninevah, invented chariots
road system, zoaster, religious tolerance
alphabet, purple dye, carriers of civilization
king cyrus the great
persia, religious tolerance
cashless economy where goods are traded
zoroaster and his beliefs
founded a religion, converted a king, influenced christianity and islam
clay carried by running water and deposited
longest river in the world, floods regularly, silt soil made fertile
hot and dry, largest desert in the world
landform made of sediments that is deposited where a river flows into a river
united upper and lower egypt,
upper part of egypt,
lower part of egypt
a succession of of rulers from the same family
capital at memphis, pharaohs, bureaucracy, heiroglyphics, mummification, number system, calendar, irrigation system, animism.
capital at thebes. increased trade
capital at thebes, peak of egypt- empire age, valley of the kings, all the famous pharaohs in this time.
a ruler in ancient egypt
a high official in muslim countries
group of people who invaded egypt and settled near the nile
a group of countries under one authority
a region along the nile river
the god of the underworld
the god of fertility
the sun god, most important
embalment and drying a dead body and wrapping it
found King Tut's untouched grave
pictograms used in cuneiform
everyday writing, slang for common people
plant found in the banks of rivers used for writing
allows us to read heiroglyphics today
capital of the old kingdom
capital of the middle and new kingdom
capital that Amenhotep created
in china, aka yellow river, floods
covers northern china
first recorded dynasty in china
art of fancy handwriting
cut off from the rest of the world, limits cultural diffusion
thinking you're better than someone else
large, distinguishable part of a continent.
longest river in pakistan
seasonal winds that irriagate india, positives is that it irrigates crops and helps plant grow.
village in pakistan that is extremely similar to the Mohenjo- Daro, both grid like.
society with ranks
when a family produces only enough for them to survive