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The Legacy of Mesopotamia JEOPARDY. This is an organized list of laws or rules. This is an organized list of laws or rules Answer: code. If Sumerians were polytheistic, what would they believe?. If Sumerians were polytheistic, what would they believe? Answer: They’d believe in many gods.

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if sumerians were polytheistic what would they believe answer they d believe in many gods

If Sumerians were polytheistic, what would they believe?Answer: They’d believe in many gods.

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This kind of writing made of wedges and lines was highly useful in a land of many peoples.Answer: Cuneiform

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This Babylonian King set down rules for his empire to follow by organizing them and writing them down.

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This Babylonian King set down rules for his empire to follow by organizing them and writing them down.Answer: Hammurabi

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False. Hammurabi’s code were written laws that covered everything in the land from trading to selling to marriage and family.

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Hammurabi’s Code was based on what idea and what does it mean Answer: “an eye for an eye” and it means that if you commit a crime, there will be a consequence.

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True or false? Under Hammurabi’s Code, if a person accidentally breaks a rule, then nothing really happens.

if i were a scribe i would write records down on this natural material answer a clay tablet

If I were a scribe, I would write records down on this natural material.Answer: a clay tablet

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True or False? Cuneiform script originated in Southeast Asia.Answer: False, it originated in Mesopotamia

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True or False? The ancient writing of cuneiform was useful because it could be written in different languages.

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True or False? The ancient writing of cuneiform was useful because it could be written in different languages Answer: True

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What did we discover Sumerians knew about Math? Answer: They could find the area of a geometric shape and also had a base ten system for math (like us).

go up to the board and draw what sumerians would draw to represent the number 34 answer see board

Go up to the board and draw what Sumerians would draw to represent the number 34. Answer: See board

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What is the significance of a small stone archeologists discovered in 2000?Answer: It has some type of ancient writing on it from long ago. It may indicate an unknown ancient culture!

according to babylonian legend this god of justice presented the cold of laws to hammurabi

According to Babylonian legend, this god of justice presented the cold of laws to Hammurabi.

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According to Babylonian legend, this god of justice presented the code of laws to Hammurabi.Answer: Shamash

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This ruler of New Babylonia build a beautiful garden for his wife. Who was he and what were the gardens called?

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This ruler of New Babylonia build a beautiful garden for his wife. What was his name and what were the gardens called? Answer: Nebuchadnezzar

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Name one legacy of the Assyrians?Answer: invented the battering ram, fierce warriors, creating a library of clay tablets in Nineveh

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Moses went to the top of a mountain where the lord gave him another type of code of laws. What were they called?

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Moses went to the top of a mountain where the lord gave him another type of code of laws. What were they called?Answer: The Ten Commandments