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People from Sumer
People from Babylon
between the rivers
Set of laws, 182 laws, Babylon, King of Babylon
Polytheistic, worshiped at Zigguarts aka (temple), located in the middle of the town.
a arc of land from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf; it contained rich soil, and abundant crops.
Males only ones to learn how to write.
- Important documentation of laws and other important information. Wrote on clay tablets
System of writing that consisted of wedge-shaped marks pressed into clay tablets with a stylus pointed stick.
based on the number 60
Wheel, calendar, sail, city-states, arch
a group, or class, that is made up of people with similar backgrounds, income, and ways of living.
used to create canals to water corps.
where they traded, long with the river & Mesopotamia
Geography, religion, achievements
ruled by kings, Babylon and Hammurabi code
wheel, arch, sail, zigguarts,
a city that is also separate, independent state
The belief in more than one god
Organized list of law
Two Mesopotamia rivers
Tigris and Euphrates