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Chapter 2 Lesson 2

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Sumer
A powerful city-state in southern Mesopotania
Akkad
A city-state in northern Mesopotania the ruler of which conquered all the city-state of Mesopotania and formaed the worlds first empire
Urak
A large Sumarian city-state in Mesopotania
Gilgamesh
2700 b.c. Sumarian king whose adventures were recorded in the epic of Gilgamish
Sargon
Akkadian king united all of the city-state of Mesopotania under his rule forming the worlds first empire
Ur Nammu
king who founded the east and most succesful dynasty of Ur
Shulgi
King of the Sumarians
Ziggurat
Huge pyramid shaped structive consisting of series of stacked rectangular platforms
Society
An organized community with established rules and tradition
Polythism
Worship of many Gods
Scribe
Proffesional writer
coneiform
A form of wedge shaped writing used in acient times
Conquer
To defeat
Empire
A large territory consisting of many different places under the control of a single ruler
Dynosty
Ruling Family