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9 Cards in this Set

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Sargon
Built world's first empire in Mesopotamia
Hammurabi
world's first written set of laws
Hittites
Brought ironmaking to Mesopotamia
Assurpanipal
world's first library; brutal, but stable and organized ruler
Darius
Persian ruler; unified system of weights and measures; used coins
Phoenicians
"carriers of civilization" great sea traders
Zoroaster
rejected Persian gods for single god "Ahura Mazda"
Civil Law
laws dealing with contracts, marriages, divorce, taxes, etc.
Criminal Law
laws dealing with murder and theft