Flashcards in chapter 2 lesson 1 Deck (16):
a huge pyramid-shaped structure consisting of a series of stacked, rectangular platforms
an organized community with established rules and transitions
the worship of many gods
a professional writer
a form of wedge-shaped writing used in ancent times
a large territory consisting of many places all under the control of a single ruler
the ruling family of an empire
a powerful city-state in southern Mesopotamia
a city-state in northern Mesopotamia, the ruler of which conquered all the city-states of Mesopotamia and formed the worlds first empire
a large Sumerian city-state in Mesopotamia
a Sumerian king whose adventures were recorded in the Epic of Gilgamesh
Akkadian king who untied all of the city-states of Mesopotamia under his rule, forming the world's first empire
daughter of Sargon and was appointed the priestess of Ur.
Sumerian king who founded the last and most successful dynasty of Ur.