A system of writing first developed by the ancient Sumerians of Mesopotamia
Cuneiform
The eastern member of two great rivers that define Mesopotamia
Tigris
It's the longest and one of the most historically important rivers of wester Asia along with Tigris
Euphrates
Independent political unit
City-state
Who were the first leaders in Mesopotamia?
Priests
A sequence of rulers from the same family
Dynasty
The belief in or worship of more than one God
Polytheism
Large area ruled by one person
Empire
of Akkad
Sargon
6th king of the first Babylonian dynasty
Hammurabi
North-flowing river in northeastern Africa
Nile
Sight of the three pyramids built during the old kingdom
Giza
Direction the nile flows
North
An ancient Egyptian King of the early dynastic period
Narmer
A ruler in Ancient Greece
Pharaoh
A system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god
Theocracy
A formal writing system used by ancients Greeks
Hieroglyphics
A kind of flower in Egypt
Papyrus
A stone found in 1799
Rosetta
A river in Asia which flows through the nations of India and Bangladesh
Ganges
South flowing river in South Asia
Indus
English yellow river
Huanghe
Longest river in Asia and third longest in the world
Changjiang
North China
Plain
First Chinese dynasty
Xia
Recorded history in China begins with the.....dynasty
Shang
Also known as the period of reunification
Middlekingdom
An ancient Chinese belief/theory that heaven granted emperors the right to rule based ability to govern
Mandateofheaven
The dominant social system in mideival europe
Feudalism