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akkadian

a person that is of Akkad, or the language

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semetic

people that speak languages like hebrew, arabic, and aramic

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Hammurabi

king of babylonia, created hammurabis code

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codified

to arange laws and rules into a systematic code

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babylon

an ancient city of SW asia

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deity

god or goddess

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polytheistic

belief in multiple gods

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bronze

A metal alloy used to make different tools

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complex society

social formation and developed state with more complex aspects of society (GRAPJSEC)

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material culture

culture of which physical things are used to define culture

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bureaucracy

a type of government where decisions are made by state officials rather than representatives or the people

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monumental architecture

large man made structures that are placed in public places. ex pyramids, tombs etc

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merchant

person involved in trade

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artisans

worker skilled in trade but with handmade objects like art

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social mobility

movement of people in social sections

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textile

woven fabric

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irrigation

changing the land to have water flow easier for agriculture

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Ur

The first Mesopotamian city

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fertile crescent

area of land in present day Iraq, which had very fertile land because of the two rivers surrounding it

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Sumer

site of sumerian civilization

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ziggurat

a tower/temple built for worship

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city state

own independent state, with its own law, government, law, etc.

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Epic of Giglamesh

ancient poem of the old world, contains story of the king Giglamesh

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Cuneform

way of writing from mesopotamia

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scribe

person who writes documents in cuneiform