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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
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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
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
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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
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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
***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
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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
29 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
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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
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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…
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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.
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…
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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
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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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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
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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
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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…
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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…
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…
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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 Midterm Vocabulary
Asia Minor
Aegean Sea
Theseus
Crete
Ancient Turkey, also called Anatolia
Body of water between mainland Greece and Asia Minor
Mythic hero, slayer of the minotaur, supposed king of Athens
One of the largest island in the Aegean, home of Knossos and…
Asia Minor
Ancient Turkey, also called Anatolia
Aegean Sea
Body of water between mainland Greece and Asia Minor
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 Words
radiant ... (Lesson 1)
fashioned... (Lesson 1)
serpentine... (Lesson 1)
towering... (Lesson 1)
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 ... (Lesson 1)
shining or giving off light; beaming as with joy or energy (A…
fashioned... (Lesson 1)
made, built or shaped (Adj)
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ancient history regs vocabulary
abu simbel
Egypt
macedonians
Persians
where Julius Caesar killed his frog
modern day pacific ocean
Nebuchadnezzar the MMMMLXIV's home
hehe
abu simbel
where Julius Caesar killed his frog
Egypt
modern day pacific ocean
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…
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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
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…
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
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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…
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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
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.
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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
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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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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
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History Vocabulary - Ancient Rome
assembly
veto
Phoenician
consul
...
to reject
...
top government officials; 2 consuls-both patricians-wed chose…
assembly
...
veto
to reject
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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)
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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
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"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
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,…
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
Ancient World History Vocabulary
Ordeal
Monk
Monasticism
Abbess
Based on the idea of divine intervention
A man who separates himself from ordinary human society in or…
The practice of living the life of a Monk
Head of convents that nuns lived in
Ordeal
Based on the idea of divine intervention
Monk
A man who separates himself from ordinary human society in or…
15 terms
Ancient History Chapter 2: Ancient Egypt
Egypt's natural barriers
Kings Menes
dynasty
pharoh
gave Egyptians a sense of protection and safety
united Upper and Lower Egypt
a family of rulers whose right to rule is passed on within th…
monarch of the Old Kingdom of Egypt that had unlimited power
Egypt's natural barriers
gave Egyptians a sense of protection and safety
Kings Menes
united Upper and Lower Egypt
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History Vocabulary- TheAncient Israelites
Tribe
Torah
Covenant
Alphabet
A group of related families
The laws that, according to Bible, Moses received from God on…
An agreement
A group of letters that stand for sounds.
Tribe
A group of related families
Torah
The laws that, according to Bible, Moses received from God on…
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
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
19 terms
History of Ancient China Vocabulary
Chang Jiang
Huang He
Shang Dynasty
Zhou Dynasty
A major river in China also known as the Yangzi River
A major river in Northern China also known as the Yellow River
The first known dynasty in China, established by the 1500's
Took over the Shang Dynasty, longest lasting dynasty, 1100BC-…
Chang Jiang
A major river in China also known as the Yangzi River
Huang He
A major river in Northern China also known as the Yellow River
21 terms
History Ancient Greece Vocabulary
polis
acropolis
helots
hoplites
city-state
a walled, high area containing fortifications and temples and…
state-slaves
foot soldiers
polis
city-state
acropolis
a walled, high area containing fortifications and temples and…
History- Ancient Egypt Vocabulary
After-life
Hieroglyphics
Pyramid
Papyrus
Life after death
A writing system using picture symbols
A polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular side
Paper-like material
After-life
Life after death
Hieroglyphics
A writing system using picture symbols
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