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25 terms
Ancient History vocabulary
Aqueducts
Epigrapher
Stratum
Stratigraphy
a bridge or viaduct carrying a waterway over a valley or othe…
someone who studies inscriptions or epigraphs as writing
a layer or a series of layers of rock in the ground.
The study of strata or layers - the order/principle that the…
Aqueducts
a bridge or viaduct carrying a waterway over a valley or othe…
Epigrapher
someone who studies inscriptions or epigraphs as writing
60 terms
Vocabulary Ancient History
Radiant
Fashioned
Serpentine
Towering
Shining or giving off light; beaming, as with joy or energy
Make, build, or shape
twisting and turning
reaching a height above others
Radiant
Shining or giving off light; beaming, as with joy or energy
Fashioned
Make, build, or shape
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Ancient History Chapter 1
artifact
prehistory
fossil
oral tradition
an object made or used by people in the past
before written history
the remains or imprints of a human, animal, plant, or insect
the stories, myths, and legends passed passed on by word of m…
artifact
an object made or used by people in the past
prehistory
before written history
16 terms
Ancient History vocabulary
Paleolithic
Mesolithic
Neolithic
nomads
old stone age
middle stone age
new stone age
people who travel from place to place without a permanent home
Paleolithic
old stone age
Mesolithic
middle stone age
21 terms
***Ancient Greece History Vocabulary
Mount Olympus
Delphi
myth
oracle
the mountain where the Greeks believed the 12 most important…
the place where the oracle at the Temple of Apollo was
traditional stories about gods and/or heroes
a sacred shine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god or…
Mount Olympus
the mountain where the Greeks believed the 12 most important…
Delphi
the place where the oracle at the Temple of Apollo was
16 terms
Ancient History vocabulary
Paleolithic
Mesolithic
Neolithic
nomads
old stone age
middle stone age
new stone age
people who travel from place to place without a permanent home
Paleolithic
old stone age
Mesolithic
middle stone age
26 terms
Ancient History Ch 2
Mesopotamia
Sumer
System of City-States
Cuneiform
part of the Fertile Crescent.
located in the SE corner of the fertile crescent, oldest know…
every Sumerian city (before the Akkadians took over) was an i…
wedge shaped Sumerian writing.
Mesopotamia
part of the Fertile Crescent.
Sumer
located in the SE corner of the fertile crescent, oldest know…
28 terms
Ancient History Vocabulary
delta
transliteration
mastaba
monotheism
A landform made of sediment that is deposited where a river f…
Matching a sign to every spoken word, or vice versa
an ancient Egyptian mudbrick tomb with a rectangular base and…
Belief in only one god
delta
A landform made of sediment that is deposited where a river f…
transliteration
Matching a sign to every spoken word, or vice versa
21 terms
***Ancient Greece History Vocabulary
Mount Olympus
Delphi
myth
oracle
the mountain where the Greeks believed the 12 most important…
the place where the oracle at the Temple of Apollo was
traditional stories about gods and/or heroes
a priest or priestess acting as a medium through whom advice…
Mount Olympus
the mountain where the Greeks believed the 12 most important…
Delphi
the place where the oracle at the Temple of Apollo was
24 terms
Ancient History Ch 1
Fossils
2 major explanations about the Earth's…
It is not possible to determine by sci…
Charles Darwin
traces of animals or plants that have been preserved in the e…
Special Creation and Evolution
Whether the evolutionist or creationist model is correct.
wrote the Origin of Species by Natural Selection in 1859.
Fossils
traces of animals or plants that have been preserved in the e…
2 major explanations about the Earth's…
Special Creation and Evolution
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Ancient History Vocabulary
domestication
civilization
hierarchy
empire
a biological process in which the physical characteristics of…
a highly organized and complex society
a ranking of groups of people according to their importance,…
a large political unit in which a number of different lands o…
domestication
a biological process in which the physical characteristics of…
civilization
a highly organized and complex society
36 terms
History- Ancient Rome vocabulary
Romulus
Legend
Aeneas
Remus
A legendary hero, he descended from Aeneas who is said to hav…
A popular story handed down from earlier times, witch may be…
A hero of the Trojan War
A twin brother of Romulus
Romulus
A legendary hero, he descended from Aeneas who is said to hav…
Legend
A popular story handed down from earlier times, witch may be…
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Ancient History Vocabulary
Revolution
Domesticate
Agriculture
Paleolithic Age
A major change.
To train a wild animal or plants to be useful to humans.
The business of farming, growing crops and raising animals.
The first period of the Stone Age. Called the Old Stone Age f…
Revolution
A major change.
Domesticate
To train a wild animal or plants to be useful to humans.
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Ancient History/China Vocabulary
loess
dike
extended family
Confucius
yellow brown soil
protective a that controls or holds back water
closely related people of several generations
Chinese philosopher and teacher whose beliefs had a great inf…
loess
yellow brown soil
dike
protective a that controls or holds back water
22 terms
Ancient History - Vocabulary terms
Civilization
Fertile Crescent
City-State
Code of Hammurabi
A complex culture in which many people share common elements.…
An arc of land from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf…
A state with political and economic control over surrounding…
The most complete collection of laws during centuries in Meso…
Civilization
A complex culture in which many people share common elements.…
Fertile Crescent
An arc of land from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf…
11 terms
Ancient History
Herodotus
Hesiod
Ovid
Virgil
Greek, Halicarnassus, 484-424 B.C.E, The Histories (Io, Alexa…
Greek, 750-650 B.C.E (contemporary of Homer), Theogony (Gaia,…
Roman poet, 43 B.C.E-17/18 AD, Metamorphoses (Augustan poet)
Roman poet, 70-19 B.C.E, Aeneid.
Herodotus
Greek, Halicarnassus, 484-424 B.C.E, The Histories (Io, Alexa…
Hesiod
Greek, 750-650 B.C.E (contemporary of Homer), Theogony (Gaia,…
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***Ancient Greece History Vocabulary
Mount Olympus
Delphi
myth
oracle
the mountain where the Greeks believed the 12 most important…
the place where the oracle at the Temple of Apollo was
traditional stories about gods and/or heroes
a priest or priestess acting as a medium through whom advice…
Mount Olympus
the mountain where the Greeks believed the 12 most important…
Delphi
the place where the oracle at the Temple of Apollo was
46 terms
Ancient History Rome Vocabulary
Aeneas
Romulus
Remus
republic
The son of Venus and Anchises, he was a noble fighter for Tro…
killed his brother and named the city they built after himsel…
twin of Romulus; raised by she-wolf; was killed by Romulus be…
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
Aeneas
The son of Venus and Anchises, he was a noble fighter for Tro…
Romulus
killed his brother and named the city they built after himsel…
18 terms
History of Ancient India Vocabulary
Indus River
Harappa
Mohenjo Daro
Sanskrit
major river in India along which the Harappan civilization de…
city in ancient India
city in ancient India
the most important language of ancient India
Indus River
major river in India along which the Harappan civilization de…
Harappa
city in ancient India
60 terms
Ancient History-Based Writing Vocabulary
radiant
fashioned
serpentine
towering
shining or giving off light; beaming as with joy or energy (A…
made, built or shaped (Adj)
twisting and turning (Adj)
reaching a height above others (Adj)
radiant
shining or giving off light; beaming as with joy or energy (A…
fashioned
made, built or shaped (Adj)
11 terms
Ancient history chapter 1
era
archaeology
artifact
palentology
blocks of time into which historians divide time
study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
Any object made by humans, especially those from an earlier t…
study of fossils
era
blocks of time into which historians divide time
archaeology
study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
25 terms
Ancient World History: Ancient Greece
Hellenistic
Pericles
Socrates
Euclid
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age; died from the pla…
the "greatest" of the Greek philosophers; created a style of…
famous for writing the world's first geometry textbook
Hellenistic
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
Pericles
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age; died from the pla…
11 terms
Ancient History Vocabulary
Nomad
Agriculture
Irrigation
Fertile Crescent
A person who moves from place to place with no permanent home
The practice of farming; growing crops and raising animals
A way to supply water to all parts of the land
An arc-shaped area of land in Southwest Asia, rich with ferti…
Nomad
A person who moves from place to place with no permanent home
Agriculture
The practice of farming; growing crops and raising animals
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Ancient History Vocabulary
culture
cultural diffusion
nomad
empire
beliefs, customs and artwork of a certain group
has led to new inventions and advancements around the world
traveled from place to place following food
land with different territories and people under a single ruler
culture
beliefs, customs and artwork of a certain group
cultural diffusion
has led to new inventions and advancements around the world
56 terms
Vocabulary Quiz Ancient History
serpentine
emerge
captor
brood
twisting and turning
to come out and into view
someone who takes another captive
to think deeply about something with unhappiness or anxiety
serpentine
twisting and turning
emerge
to come out and into view
17 terms
AP Art History- Art of Ancient Egypt Vocabulary
canon of proportions
necropolis
hieroglyphics
mastaba
a set of ideal mathematical ratios in art based on measuremen…
a tract of land used for burials (city of the dead)
a writing system using picture symbols
An ancient Egyptian mudbrick tomb with a rectangular base and…
canon of proportions
a set of ideal mathematical ratios in art based on measuremen…
necropolis
a tract of land used for burials (city of the dead)
12 terms
Ancient History Vocabulary
Radiant
Fashioned
Serpentine
Towering
shining or giving off light; beaming as with joy or energy
made, built, or shaped
twisting and turning
reaching a height above others
Radiant
shining or giving off light; beaming as with joy or energy
Fashioned
made, built, or shaped
72 terms
Ancient History Vocabulary
Surplus
Civilization
Polytheism
Artisan
an excess of production or supply over demand.
the stage of human social development and organization that i…
the belief in or worship of more than one god.
a worker in a skilled trade
Surplus
an excess of production or supply over demand.
Civilization
the stage of human social development and organization that i…
16 terms
Ancient History Vocabulary - list 2
Social Studies
Economy
Government
Culture
The study of people, what they do,, and how they get along wi…
The system that facilitates the buying, selling and trading o…
The political system under which a group of people are organi…
The activities and products of a group of people that help to…
Social Studies
The study of people, what they do,, and how they get along wi…
Economy
The system that facilitates the buying, selling and trading o…
18 terms
Ancient History Vocabulary - List one
Peninsula
Occupation
Resources
Slave
A body of land with water on three sides.
A job. A person's principle means of earning a living.
Anything natural or man made that is useful for society.
A person held in servitude or bondage (must work without righ…
Peninsula
A body of land with water on three sides.
Occupation
A job. A person's principle means of earning a living.
15 terms
History Vocabulary - Ancient Rome
assembly
veto
Phoenician
consul
...
to reject
...
top government officials; 2 consuls-both patricians-wed chose…
assembly
...
veto
to reject
140 terms
Ancient History vocabulary
Virgil and Strabo
House of the Centenary
Garum
tufa
Who described Campania as the wine bowl
Fresco depicting importance of wine and grapes
Roman fish sauce
Compacted stone
Virgil and Strabo
Who described Campania as the wine bowl
House of the Centenary
Fresco depicting importance of wine and grapes
9 terms
Ancient History People Vocabulary
Homer
Pericles
Socrates
Plato
First and greatest epic Greek poet, wrote the Illiad and the…
He was a great leader who developed Athens's culture, democra…
He was a great ancient Greek philosopher who taught by asking…
He was a 427-347 b.c, Greek philosopher.
Homer
First and greatest epic Greek poet, wrote the Illiad and the…
Pericles
He was a great leader who developed Athens's culture, democra…
26 terms
Ancient World History
ancestor
ancient
artifact
artisan
a person from whom one is descended
very old, from a long time past
any object made by human beings
a craftsperson
ancestor
a person from whom one is descended
ancient
very old, from a long time past
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Vocabulary 7: Ancient Chinese History
Civil Service
Shang
Zhou
Qin
The group of people who carry out the work of the government
First Chinese dynasty where written evidence exists; flourish…
The people and dynasty that took over the dominant position i…
Chinese dynasty in 200s BCE. Lasted 15 years. Unified Chinese…
Civil Service
The group of people who carry out the work of the government
Shang
First Chinese dynasty where written evidence exists; flourish…
60 terms
Ancient History-Based Writing Vocabulary
radiant
fashioned
serpentine
towering
shining or giving off light; beaming as with joy or energy (A…
made, built or shaped (Adj)
twisting and turning (Adj)
reaching a height above others (Adj)
radiant
shining or giving off light; beaming as with joy or energy (A…
fashioned
made, built or shaped (Adj)
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Discovery Team Ancient History Ch 2 Vocabulary
scribe
Fertile Crescent
city-state
polytheism
professional writer
banana-shaped region in SW Asia
a city that is also a separate independent state
the belief in many gods
scribe
professional writer
Fertile Crescent
banana-shaped region in SW Asia
44 terms
Ancient and Medieval History Vocabulary
Mesopotamia
Jericho
Iraq
Ubaid
Region where farming and agriculture first emerged
First permanent settlement
Modern-day country where most of ancient Mesopotamia can be f…
First civilization in Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
Region where farming and agriculture first emerged
Jericho
First permanent settlement
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"IEW- Ancient History Vocabulary- Quiz 2"
wail
devour
presently
despair
to grieve or cry
to eat or consume greedily
soon
loss of hope
wail
to grieve or cry
devour
to eat or consume greedily
12 terms
"IEW- Ancient History Vocabulary- Quiz 3"
ruthless
irate
devastating
chide
cruel; showing no mercy
very angry
causing ruin
to scold or rebuke
ruthless
cruel; showing no mercy
irate
very angry
15 terms
History Ancient Egypt Vocabulary
Theocracy
Delta
Obelisk
Rosetta stone
A system of government where priests rule in the name of a god
Triangular tract of sediment deposited at the mouth of a rive…
Stone pillar
A piece of rock found with a statement written on it in three…
Theocracy
A system of government where priests rule in the name of a god
Delta
Triangular tract of sediment deposited at the mouth of a rive…
8 terms
History Ancient Rome Vocabulary
Aqueducts
Forum
Pax Romana
Paul
Used to carry water to Roman cities
Center of Roman town
A period of Roman peace
Used to be Saul, Roman citizen, spread Christianity
Aqueducts
Used to carry water to Roman cities
Forum
Center of Roman town
16 terms
World History Ancient Africa Vocabulary
Sahara
Djenne-Djeno
push-pull factors
migration
the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northe…
This is the oldest known African city south of the Sahara.
events and conditions that either force people to move elsewh…
the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
Sahara
the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northe…
Djenne-Djeno
This is the oldest known African city south of the Sahara.
14 terms
Ancient History: Chapter 1
Nomad
Hunter-gatherer
Neolithic Revolution
Slash-and-burn farming
a member of a group that has no permanent home, wandering fro…
a member of a nomadic group whose food supply depends on hunt…
the major change in human life caused by the beginnings of fa…
a farming method in which people clear fields by cutting and…
Nomad
a member of a group that has no permanent home, wandering fro…
Hunter-gatherer
a member of a nomadic group whose food supply depends on hunt…
10 terms
Ancient History: Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Irrigation
Polytheism
Monotheism
Hieroglyphics
artifical system of watering crops
practice of worshipping or believing in more than one god
practice of worshipping or believing in one god
Egyptian writing system consisting of symbols
Irrigation
artifical system of watering crops
Polytheism
practice of worshipping or believing in more than one god
17 terms
World History Ancient Rome
Republic
patrician
plebeian
consul
n. a type of government in which citizens select their leaders
n. a member of a wealthy family in the ancient Roman Republic
n. an ordinary citizen in the ancient Roman Republic
n. an elected official who led the Roman Republic - there wer…
Republic
n. a type of government in which citizens select their leaders
patrician
n. a member of a wealthy family in the ancient Roman Republic
16 terms
"IEW- Ancient History Vocabulary- Quiz 1"
radiant
fashioned
serpentine
towering
shining or giving off light; beaming, as with joy
made, built, or shaped
twisting and turning
reaching a height above others
radiant
shining or giving off light; beaming, as with joy
fashioned
made, built, or shaped
150 terms
Ancient World History Review
Daoism
Laozi
Legalism
Shi Huangdi
philosophy that focuses on keeping a balance of opposites wit…
the most famous Daoist teacher
belief that people are bad by nature and need to be controlled
he gave himself the title of first emperor and ruled with str…
Daoism
philosophy that focuses on keeping a balance of opposites wit…
Laozi
the most famous Daoist teacher
41 terms
Ancient History
Confluence
Fertile Crescent
Neolithic Revolution
Trade
The connection of two rivers.
The land around the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the Middle…
When humans learned how to: farm (agriculture), domesticate a…
Exchanging items; often the foundations for an economy
Confluence
The connection of two rivers.
Fertile Crescent
The land around the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the Middle…
34 terms
History: Ancient Rome Vocabulary
Republic
Patrician
Consul
Dictator
a form of government with elected leaders
in the Roman Republic, a rich man who held power
one of two chief leaders in the Roman Republic; someone from…
ruler who has complete control over a government; appointed f…
Republic
a form of government with elected leaders
Patrician
in the Roman Republic, a rich man who held power
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