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City-State
Self Governing Political unit made up of a city and surrounding lands
Ten Commandments
Laws governing most religions
Surplus
Having too much or and oversupply, abundance
Judaism
Religion of the Hebrews
Cuneiform
A system of wedge shaped writings
polytheism
To believe in many gods
ziggurat
a mesapot temple honoring a god or goddess
monotheism
belief in one god
drought
a long period of time without rain
mesopotamia
Known as Iraq today
Code of Hammurabi
Laws governing life
Fertile Crecent
Tigris eurprates, Med. Sea, Jordan R. Sierra desert, persian gulf.
Sumer
Lower part of the tigris&Eurphrates valley