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Culture
the customs, beliefs, practices, music,literature, social behavior of a group of particluar people.
culture-customs
Civilization
a group of people who live in one place, farm and develop a politcal and economic institution.
Mesopotamia
ancient greek word meaning, "the land between two seas" (the tigris and euphrates river.) In ancient times the land that we call Iraq was called mesopotamia.
two rivers
agriculture
the work of producing crops and raising animals for food.
irrigation
to bring a supply of watere to a dry area, especially in order to help grow crops.
Monotheism
the belief that there is only 1 god.
Islam
a monotheistic religion found by Mohammed (7th c). The word Islam means "submission to god"
Muslim
someone who practices or believes in Islam.
Arabic
the official language of most middle eastern arab countries. The language used by muslims when praying.
Koran
The holy/sacred book of Islam.