Mesopotamia review
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 26

Mesopotamia Review PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 38 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Mesopotamia Review. Vocab Map Elements . What are the names of the two rivers?. Tigris Euphrates. The fair treatment of people is called?. justice. A long Poem about heroes is ______. Epic. The forced removal from ones homeland is __________ (to go out). Exile. Worship of one god.

Download Presentation

Mesopotamia Review

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Mesopotamia review

Mesopotamia Review

Vocab

Map

Elements


What are the names of the two rivers

What are the names of the two rivers?

  • Tigris

  • Euphrates


The fair treatment of people is called

The fair treatment of people is called?

  • justice


A long poem about heroes is

A long Poem about heroes is ______.

  • Epic


The forced removal from ones homeland is to go out

The forced removal from ones homeland is __________ (to go out)

  • Exile


Worship of one god

Worship of one god

  • monotheism


System of wedge shaped writing

System of wedge shaped writing

  • cuneiform


Payment for protection

Payment for protection

  • tribute


Group of nations under single ruler

Group of nations under single ruler

  • Empire


Wheeled horse draw cart

Wheeled horse draw cart

  • chariot


Set of written laws to obey

Set of written laws to obey

  • Code of law


Someone who specializes in writing

Someone who specializes in writing

  • scribe


Worship of many gods

Worship of many gods

  • polytheism


Land between the rivers

Land between the rivers

  • Mesopotamia


Rich soil and the shape gave this region the name of

Rich soil and the shape gave this region the name of

  • Fertile crescent


Worship took place in this temple

Worship took place in this temple

  • ziggurat


To direct the flow of water to crops

To direct the flow of water to crops

  • irrigation


They have their own governments traditions religion and are independent of each other

They have their own governments, traditions, religion, and are independent of each other

  • City state


Mesopotamia review

mountains

f.

c.

Tigris River

d.

Euphrates River

Mediterranean sea

a.

Persian Gulf

b.

desert

e.

Red Sea

g.


5 elements

5 elements:

  • Surplus of food

  • Division of Labor

  • System of writing

  • Government

  • Religion


Surplus of food

Surplus of Food

  • Crops and chops

  • Farming (fertile soil from Tigris and Euphrates flooding lets you grow crops)

  • Irrigation (water from the Tigris and Euphrates is directed to crops)

  • Domestication of animals (cattle, goats, sheep)

    • Help with the work, provide source of food


Division of labor

Division of Labor

  • More food led to more people who could learn to do other things (specialization)

  • Potters and weavers first to specialize

  • Made products to trade

    • How do you keep track of all things that are traded?


System of writing

System of writing

  • Cuneiform was first writing system

  • Scribes did the writing on clay tablets

  • Epic of Gilgamesh first story


Government

Government

  • Laws were needed to keep order and things organized


Religion

Religion

  • It brought the people together

  • They worshipped many gods

  • Their temples were ziggurats


  • Login