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empire
a state in which a single ruler controls several kingdoms or territories.
ziggurat
huge pyramid-shaped temple of ancient Mesopotamia.
polytheistic
polytheism
the worship of many gods.
class
a group of people in society who hold the same social position.
city-state
an independent state that includes a city and the surrounding area.
cuneiform
an ancient form of wedge-shaped writing that contained over 800 signs
Hammurabi
1700s B.C. known as the Lawgiver;ruled Babylon and created a famous code of laws.
Babylon
ancient city-kingdom, capital of Babylonia.
Sumerian
one of the people who lived in the part of Mesopotamia that is now Iraq from about 3500B.C. until about 2000B.C.
Sumer Region
Mesopotamia which had a flourishing ancient civilization.