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One reason for the development of an early civilization in the Tigris Euphrates River valleys was that
periodic flooding left rich soil
Which factor led to the development of civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia? It was
The Code of Hammurabi was a major contribution to the development of civilization because it
recorded existing laws for all to see.
The Sasanian king Ataxerxes I established his capital at
The rock cut relief at Bishapur depicts
triumph of Shapur I over Valerian.
Historical narrative relief can be found at the palace of __________ at Nimrud.
Babylon was conquered and sacked in 1595 BCE by the
Who was Sargon the Great?
established the empire of Akkad + conquered all of Southern Mesopotamia.
The Sasanian Empire (aka the Persians) endured for 400 years. Who drove them from power?
One of Alexander the Great's former generals, founded a dynasty that ruled for a time in Persia.
The Code of Hammurabi is an example of
written rules for legal procedures.
Which activity would be most characteristic of people in a traditional society? It would be
having the same occupation as their parents.
The Standard of Ur is
divided into horizontal bands called registers.
Why is Mesopotamia referred to as the Fertile Crescent? It is because
A wedge shaped system of writing developed in Mesopotamia was called
The religious beliefs of the Mesopotamians were considered
What was the significance of the ziggurats? They were
temples built for the gods.
Which of the following was found at Uruk?
The White Temple
A bull capital is most likely found at
What was a city state?-
Basis of Mesopotamian government.
The earliest known writing is called
The first recorded epic is about
The "staring, wide eyes" of the Tell Asmar statues are believed to indicate that the figures
are in the presence of a god.
Sir Leonard Woolley discovered the site of
an Akkadian ruler.
A stele is
a commemorative marker.
The Hittite civilization was located in
The Middle Kingdom of Assyria was located in an area also known as the
The economy of Mesopotamia was based largely on?
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