Unit 2: River Valley Civilizations. Chapter 3: Mesopotamia City State —Cities w/in a state that have their own government and god. Artisan —The skilled workers of each town Ziggurat —A temple located at the center of ancient cities Cuneiform —The first written language of this world.
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Unit 2: River Valley Civilizations
Chapter 3: Mesopotamia
City State—Cities w/in a state that have their own government and god.
Artisan—The skilled workers of each town
Ziggurat—A temple located at the center of ancient cities
Cuneiform—The first written language of this world.
Scribe—Those who could read and write
Priest-king—priests who are kings of the state
Empire—Groups of states under one ruler
Culture—Way of life
Reform—Improvements made, usually regarding laws
Reign—A period of power
The symbols and meaning of Hammurabi's name are:ha + am + mu + ra + bi ('fish' + 'wild bull' + 'year' + '?' + 'innkeeper')