Fertile Crescent Later Peoples of the Fertile Crescent

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alphabet
a set of letters that can be combined to form words
Nebuchadnezzar
A Babylonian king who conquered Jerusalem,and built the Hanging Gardens of Babylon
chariot
A wheeled, horse-drawn cart used in battle
Hammurabi's Code
First set of 282 laws that dealt with almost every part of daily life
monarch
ruler of a kingdom
trade
the action of buying and selling goods and services.
iron
a stronger metal than copper or bronze
Nineveh
the capital of the Assyrian Empire and the site of a great library under King Ashurbanipal
Hanging Gardens
One of the 7 wonders of the Ancient World. Nebuchadnezzar built these for his wife in the grand palace.
Mediterranean
The Phonecian traders brought the first alphabet from the Middle East to the Greeks because both were seafaring traders in this sea.