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When did the Sumerians settle in Mesopotamia?
3500 B.C.
What did each city-state have of its own?
God and Businesses
How many gods did the sumerians?
3000
The Sumerians believed they were on earth to serve
gods
When a student graduates from school they become a
scribe
Priest-Kings ruled over the
cities
In the epic of gilgamesh there was a great
flood
Sargon 1 was ruler of
Sumer and Akkad
Sargon 1 created the first
empire
Who was the king of babylon and also conquered sumer and akkad
Hammurabi
The period hammurabi was in power was called the
Golden age
Hammurabi was most famous for the code of law. It covered everything in daily
life
One of Hammurabi's laws is
a person is innocent unti proven guilty
Sumerians developedthe earliest known civilization it was known as
Crtadle of Civilization