Mesopotamia's curved shaped and the richness of its land led scholars to call it this
"land between rivers"
Each city and the surrounding land it controlled
When rulers pass their powers on to their sons, who eventually pass it on to their own heirs
When a new idea or a product spreads from one culture to another is called cultural diffusion.
The belief in more than one god.
When the Babylonian Empire reached its peak. Famous for the set of laws he put together.
A broad, marshy, triangular area of land formed by deposits of silt at the mouth of the river.
A king that united Upper and Lower Egypt.
Government where rule is based on religious authority
The resting place after death
Egyptian's flexible way of writing where a picture stood for an idea.
Egyptian's used it as "paper"
Seperation of a region from the rest of a continent
Seasonal winds that dominated India's climate.
Indus Valley Civilization is called this sometimes due to the many archaeological discoveries made at that site.
Yellowish fertile silt
Shang kings used these to consult the Gods.
Mandate of Heaven
A just ruler that had divine approval.
Pattern of rise, decline, and replacement of dynasties.
A political system in which nobles. or lords, are granted the use of lands that legally belong to the king.
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