Flashcards in Lesson 5 - Mesopotamian Empires Deck (20)
A governor of a person pervance.
Taken from the hebrew "Sherm," one of the sons of noah: a people that lived in mesopotamia.
a stone pillar serving as a monument
Which city became the mightiest in all of Sumer
The ruler Ur-Zababa gave himself the title of?
which king built a large library in Nineveh, a source of primary documents about the Assyrian Empire.
A code of laws was created by which Babylonian king
The Babylonian code of law showed that the Babylonians valued?
If a Babylonian could not pay his debts, he could sell himself and his family and work his way out of debt in how many years?
How did the Babylonian Empire end?
It was defeated when the city of Babylon was captured by the Persians.
What early document tells about a great flood?
Epic of Gilgamesh
Which king united Persia and built a great empire?
Cyrus the Great
Who ended the Persian Empire through a military victory?
Who built the amazing "Hanging garden of Babylon"
How many laws are in Hammurabi's code?
How long did the Babylonian empire rain
1900 BC to c. 500 BC
How long did the Persian empire rain
over 200 years
how long did the Assyrian empire rain
over 1000 years
What tactic did the Assyrians use to conquer and rule?