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Flashcards in Chapter 2 From Sumer to Canaan Deck (10):
1

tower built in tiers or stages

ziggurat

2

rule by one city over other cities

empire

3

organized group of people appointed by a ruler to help him govern

bureaucracy

4

Sumerian writing

cuneiform

5

worshiper of one god

monotheist

6

What does Tigris mean?

arrow

7

List 3 Sumerian accomplishments

division by 60
the wheel
irrigation projects

8

What term means "land between the rivers"?

Mesopotamia

9

what does AD before a date mean?

in the year of our Lord

10

Who left Ur around 2000BC to begin a new nation?

Abraham