Fertile Crescent Unit Test Review
Review of Key Terms, People, and Places, from our Unit on the Fertile Crescent.
Terms in this set (31)
A group of traders traveling together
An ancient empire ruled by Hammurabi
The site of the earliest known civilization located in Mesopotamia
An organized list of laws or rules
An ancient region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
King of the New Babylonian Empire whose Palace was called "The Hanging Gardens"
A market selling different kinds of goods
A river that forms the northern boundary of the Fertile Crescent
A professional writer
King of Babylon (1792-1750 B.C.) who established one of the first codes of law
The belief that there are many gods
Many territories and people that are controlled by one government
An ancient form of writing that uses wedges and lines
An ancient giant brick building with a Temple on top
An empire in the Fertile Crescent, known for their fierce warriors, war machines, and library
A traditional story
A river forming the southern boundary of the Fertile Crescent
A city with its own traditions and own government
Revival of Old Babylonia stretching from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea
The Fertile Crescent
A region in Southwest Asia which stretched from the Persion Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea. that had rich soil, and was home to many ancient civilizations.
Along with the Chaldeans, they conquered the Assyrians in 612 b.c.
Invented by the Phoenicians, and much simpler than cunieform
Lived according to a code of laws, just like the Babylonians
Spread civilization throughout the Mediterranean region by sailing their trading ships
Most important "gift" of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers to the people of Mesopotamia
Not enough food to go around
Belief in only one god
A scattering of a group of people to different parts of the world
A religious leader
To force someone to live in another country
A binding agreement