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Technology
tools and skills needed to meet your needs
Nomad
people moving from place to place
Domesticated
tame for human use
Polytheism
the belief of more than one God
Monotheism
the belief of only one God
City-State
independent city with their own governments, orchards, and fields
Delta
the mouth of a rivere
Homonids
human-like creatures that walk upright
Anthropologist
study the physical features, development and behavior of homonids and present day humans
Archaeologist
study the material remains of prehistoric and historic people
Palaolithic Age
old stone age
Nedithic Age
new stone age
Revolution
major change in society, life and technology
Basic Elements of Civilization
growth of cities, food surplus, specialized workers, writing, technology and institutions
Institution
schools, churches, government
Mesopotamia
land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers
Gifts of Sumerians
wheel, plow, yoke, sail, Hammurabis code of law
Why were the Nile Floods important
they made the land fertile
Pharoah
"God on earth" who ruled Egypt
Dynasty
one family rules for a long period of time
Old Kingdom
most of the ancient buildings were built during this time, pyramids, pharoahs
Ka
spirit, soul needed to return to the body
Greatest gift of Babylon
Hammurabis code
Hammurabi
king that came up with Hammurabi's code
Hittites gifts
chariots, Iron weapons
Early Greeks culture called what
Myceanians
Gifts of Early Greeks
Mythology