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In ancient Mesopotamia, religion was MOST affected by
C) the uncertain flooding of the rivers.
Early societies- such as the Mesopotamians and Indo-Europeans- were able to form complex economies MAINLY due to
B) specialization of production.
This excerpt could be BEST classified as
C) a primary source.
Using this excerpt from The Code of Hammurabi, what be the punishment for a slave who slapped his master?
D) The slave's ear would be cut off.
Why are the Hittites significant in Mesopotamian history?
B) The Hittites introduced the use of iron into Mesopotamia.
The area known as "Mesopotamia" is found between the rivers
D) Tigris and Euphrates.
Which phrase BEST describes "Hammurabi's Code"?
A) "eye for an eye"
Taking in consideration monuments like the Ziggurat of Ur (seen above), what can be deduced about architecture in Ancient Mesopotamia?
C) The ziggurats of Mesopotamia were a testament to their advanced architectural abilities.
Which of these statements is MOST accurate with regards to ziggurats as a symbol of law and religion?
B) The ziggurat's height made it a focal point of the city. It was a symbol of theocracy giving recognition to the deity's political authority.
Which Babylonian leader created the first known written code of law?
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