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Sargon of Akkad (c. 2300 BCE)-
Akkadian ruler who unified Mesopotamia civilization for a brief period of time; ruled c. 2334-2279 BCE; conquered each city-state by tearing down walls and placed reps. at each
Ziggurat
a tiered temple dedicated to a God
Hammurabi (c. 1750 BCE
legal code developed in Old Babylonia with penalties that varied according to the social status of the offender
Nomes, Nomarchs
cities; run by local bosses called nomarchs; nomarchs control irrigation and make sure flooding was fair and equal, in charge of taxes according to high flood levels
Pharaoh
Lord of the Great Household; seen as active participant of rituals performed; God seen as incarnation of other God, was there to preserve the Ma’at ; made sure nature mover regularly
Ma’at
harmony of nature with society and the Universe
Hatshepsut (d. 1468 BCE)
Pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty; stepson to be next Pharaoh and ruled in his place; famous for military expeditions to South, series of commercial, temples; most well-known woman pharaoh: wife of God, mother of God, daughter of God