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1

Two major rivers ?

Tigris and Euphrates

2

Mesopotamia is...?

Land between rivers

3

3 major empires?

Sumer, Babylonians , Assyrians

4

The oldest civilization is...?

The summers

5

5 characteristics of a civilization?

Technology
Religion
Social classes
Cities
Written language

6

Ur means ?

City and it’s the oldest city

7

Hammurab wrote the oldest known law code .

Eye for eye

8

Who were the most feared civilization

Babylonians

9

Capital city

Nineveh

10

Inventions

Wagon wheel
Sun dial
Writing

11

Polytheist religion

Many gods

12

Sargon

Worlds first empire

13

Cuneiform

Pictures like hierology

14

Gilgamesh

Oldest story