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A PROFESSIONAL WRITER
SCRIBE
A REGION IN SOUTHWEST ASIA, THE SITE OF THE FIRST CIVILIZATIONS
FERTILE CRESCENT
A CITY THAT IS ALSO A SEPARATE, INDEPENDENT STATE
CITY-STATE
THE BELIEF IN MANY GODS
POLYTHEISM
A TRADITIONAL STORY. IN SOME CULTURES, A LEGEND THAT EXPLAINS PEOPLE'S BELIEFS
MYTH
MANY TERRITORIES AND PEOPLE CONTROLLED BY ONE GOVERNMENT
EMPIRE
THE CAPITAL OF BABYLONIA, A CITY OF GREAT WEALTH AND LUXURY
BABYLON
A GROUP OF TRAVELERS JOURNEYING TOGETHER
CARAVAN
A MARKET SELLING DIFFERENT KINDS OF GOODS
BAZAAR
A RELIGION THAT DEVELOPED IN ANCIENT PERSIA
ZOROASTRIANISM
AN ORGANIZED LIST OF LAWS AND RULES
CODE
THE KING OF BABYLON FROM 1792 TO 1750 BC, CREATOR OF THE BABYLONIAN EMPIRE
HAMMURABI
GROUPS OF WEDGES AND LINES USED TO WRITE SEVERAL LANGUAGES OF THE FERTILE CRESCENT
CUNEIFORM
A SET OF SYMBOLS THAT REPRESENT THE SOUNDS OF A LANGUAGE
ALPHABET
THE BELIEF IN ONE GOD
MONOTHEISM
A TIME WHEN THERE IS SO LITTLE FOOD THAT MANY PEOPLE STARVE
FAMINE
TO FORCE SOMEONE TO LIVE IN ANOTHER COUNTRY
EXILE
A BINDING AGREEMENT
COVENANT
AN ISRAELITE LEADER WHOM THE TORAH CREDITS WITH LEADING THE ISRAELITES FROM EGYPT TO CANAAN
MOSES
A RELIGIOUS TEACHER WHO IS REGARDED AS SOMEONE WHO SPEAKS FOR GOD OR FOR A GOD
PROPHET
THE SCATTERING OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE A COMMON BACKGROUND OR BELIEFS
DIASPORA