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The first people to form a civilization
Place where they loan books. Also, where many clay tablets were found in the city of Nineveh.
City where the Babylonians lived
Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon took these people captive for 70 years
___ the Great was the first king of the Persian Empire
The ___ and the Euphrates were two rivers that formed the boundaries of Mesopotamia
A temple located at the center of each city. It looked like a step pyramid.
The main god of the Assyrians
Famous early literature was called the Epic Tale of ______
The Sumer were the first to do this on clay tablets
Name for the "land between two rivers". Starts with an "M".
The ___ of Hammurabi
Mesoptamian astronomers used the phases of the moon to come up with a 12 month version of this
Ziggurats were similar to the early step versions of these built by the Egyptians
Country where most of Mesopotamia is located
The main god of the Babylonians
The lowest class of people in Mesopotamia
Assyrian goddess of love and war
Ziggurats were built at this location in the city
This empire was known for its fierce warriors
Ancient wonder of the world in the city of Babylon
Their homes were made from sun-dried ____
Sargon the Great ruled this first empire of Mesopotamia
Means "wedge-shaped". An early type of writing.
Metal used to make tools and weapons stronger
The Persians followed the teachings of this prophet
Alexander the ___ conquered the Persians
Round thing first used by the Sumerians on vehicles