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Arts and Humanities
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Akkadian leader who established the world's first empire
territories and groups of people under a single rule
the worship of many gods
the world's first system of writing
A pyramid shaped temple
Babylonian king who wrote the first law code
The Code of Hammurabi
famous collection of written laws
Cyrus the Great
Persian leader who conquered large amount of territory to form the world's largest empire at that time
Persian leader who improved society with building projects, religious tolerance, and more
"eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth"
revenge or punishment exactly like the original crime (found in the Code of Hammurabi)
Which factor led to the development of civilization in Mesopotamia?
How did geography affect the growth of civilization in Mesopotamia?
River valleys provided rich soil to grow crops
Which rivers were important to the development of Mesopotamia?
Tigris and Euphrates
Where was the first civilization formed?
In which modern-day country was most of Mesopotamia located in?
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