Mesopotamia. J E O P A R D Y. It’s what this area is called. What is the Fertile Crescent?. Mesopotamia is known as “the land between two rivers”. These are those rivers. What are the Tigris and the Euphrates?. The cities of Ur and Uruk were both in this region of Mesopotamia. .
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J E O P A R D Y
Mesopotamia is known as “the land between two rivers”. These are those rivers.
What is the middle class? (It included skilled workers like carpenters, potters, brick layers, doctors and scribes.)
What is be a prisoner of war, being born one, or your family sold you into slavery to pay off their debts.
Kings, priests, and rich land owners belonged to this highest social class.
Who are any of these three: farmers, laborers, or unskilled workers, and slaves?
Mesopotamians believed in many gods like Enki, Ninhursag, Enlil, Utu, and Nanna. Belief in many gods is called this.
(He was also the real king of Uruk.)
Hammurabi had 282 laws based on equal justice. This is what those laws were called collectively.
Hammurabi kept his government funded with money gathered using this system.
This is an organized system that groups use to make laws and decisions about its people.
These were respected Sumerians because they were servants to the gods and advised the king.
Before Mesopotamian cities got too big free citizens made decisions for themselves. This is one of the earliest examples of this form of government.
These are the “wedge-shaped” characters that scribes pressed into clay.
These two inventions helped farmers keep their crops from getting flooded or washed away.
This would have been the largest building in a place like Ur, and probably a temple for the gods.
Mesopotamians knew a lot about the Earth’s cycles and time. They even invented this world’s first clock.
This is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It can be found in Mesopotamia.