The Fertile Crescent Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

state containing several other states
responsible for making Babylon the center of his empire
shared ways of doing things like writing
the set of laws created by the Mesopotamia king
military or political friend with common goal
king of the Akkadians who built the first empire
idea that all members of society must obey the law
an example of Babylonian technology
materials used in jewelry
one example of agricultural work
the stone monument containing Hammurabi's laws
the highest rank in Babylonian society

Mesopotamia Word Search

Mesopotamia Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Euphrates River
Fertile Cresent
Tigris River
Mesopotamia
Revolution
City-State
Agrculture
Hammurabi
Diaspora
Ziggurat
Revenge
Slaves
Empire
Sumer
Laws

Ancient civilizations Crossword

Ancient civilizations  Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

The land between two rivers
The artificial application of water to land to help the production of crops
Two violent rivers in Mesopotamia
Form of writing mesopotamians used
Known for law code
Sequence of rulers from the same family
Belief in one or many gods
Belief in one God
Religion created by Siddhartha Gautama
Common religion of India
Cities laid out in a grid system
Egyptian writing system
Longest river in the world
Created the worlds first empire
Eye for an eye tooth for an tooth
Self contained government
Famous piece of literature

Mesopotamia Civilization Characteristics Crossword

Mesopotamia Civilization Characteristics Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

river in southwestern Asia that flows through the eastern part of the Fertille Crescent
river in southwestern Asia that flows through the southern part of the Fertile Cresent
complex societies;
located in presentday Iraq
fertile region in southwestern Asia that includes region or Mesopotamia
system of watering crops through use of canals, dams, channels
long period of time with out water
city-state in southern part of Mesopotamia
city-state near Euphrates River, center of trade
system of writing using wedge shaped, ideas and objects
person who writes
"mountain of god' or hill of heaven;
belief in many gods or goddesses
self governing city, often with surrounding lands and villages
group of many diffrent lands under 1 ruler
king of akkadians, conquered all of Mesopotamia in 2340 B.C.
king of Babylon;created code of Hammurabi
over 200 laws for people of Babylon
Empire in north, near Tigris River had fertile valleys that attracted outside invaders so they had to build large armies to defend themselves
chaldens king; chaldens controlled mesopotamia from 605-562 B.C.
skilled crafts person
group of people who share a similar positions in society

Ancient Mesopotamia Crossword

Ancient Mesopotamia Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

collection of Babylonian Laws
territories and people under one ruler
extremem hunger from lack of food
belief in one god
belief in many gods
type of writing with wedges and curves carved in clay
a person who writes down information
community with its own seperate governmane
an amount more than what is needed
soil that is carried down river and settles in the bottom of the river
area between the tigris river and euphrates river
creation of waterways to carry water to crops
buying, selling, or exchanging goods
period when men made weapons and tools from a mixture of copper and tin
person who studies prehistoric people and their cultures
dwelling place for the gods
farming including growing crops and lraising livestock
society with cities, government, workers, social classes

Ancient Mesopotamia Crossword Puzzle

Ancient Mesopotamia Crossword Puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

was a historic region situated within the Tigris–Euphrates river system, in modern days roughly corresponding to most of Iraq plus Kuwait, the eastern parts of Syria.
is an extinct East Semitic language that was spoken in ancient Mesopotamia
was a major Mesopotamian kingdom and empire of the ancient Near East and the Levant.
a well-preserved Babylonian code of law of ancient Mesopotamia, dating back to about 1754 BC (Middle Chronology).
a rectangular stepped tower, sometimes surmounted by a temple.
a type of writing that was used in ancient Mesopotamia and Persia.
the southernmost region of ancient Mesopotamia
an ancient Akkadian-speaking state and cultural area based in central-southern Mesopotamia
a body of myths, as that of a particular people or that relating to a particular person
the monotheistic religion of the Jews.
an epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia that is often regarded as the earliest surviving great work of literature.
the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.

Mesopotamia Vocabulary Crossword

Mesopotamia Vocabulary Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

river in southwestern Asia that flows through the eastern part of the Fertile Cresent
River in Southwestern Asia that flows through the southern part of the fertile crescent.
Complex Societies, must have cities, organized govt., art, religion, class division
Located in the present day Iraq between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers
Fertile region in southwestern Asia that includes region of Mesopotamia, good soil able to grow crops
System of watering Crops through the use of canals, dams, channels that allow farmers to grow enough crops to feed population and get water when needed
Long period of time without water.
City-State in the southeran part of Mesopotami, invented wheel, writing, irrigation
City-State near Euphrates River, center of trade, created by King Hammurabi
System of writing using wedge shaped symbols to represent sounds, ideas ans objects. 1st form of writing
Person who writes, usually wealthy boys trained for many years to write
"Mountain of God" or "Hill of Heaven" , large temple located in the centers of ancient Sumerian cities, built to honor Gods
Belief in many Gods and Goddesses
Self governing city often with surrounding lands and villages
Group of many different lands under 1 ruler
King of Babylon, conquered all of Mesopotamia in 2,340 BCE, created world's first empire which lasted 200 years.
King of Babylon, created code of Hammurabi
Over 200 laws for people in Babylon, listed law and punishment, oldest written laws in the world
Empire in north, near Tigris River, had fertile valleys that attracted outside invaders, 1st army to use iron tools, collapsed by 612 BC
Chaldean King controlled Mesopotamia from 605-562 BC, many of descendents were Babylonian people
Skilled craftperson
Group of people with a similar position in society

Mesopotamia Crossword

Mesopotamia Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Fertile farmland
The Land between the Tigris and Euphrates River
A mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
A way of supplying water to an area of land
Human Made waterways
Having more than needed
An arrangement where each worker specializes in a particular job
The world's first civilization
Countryside areas
City areas
Consists of a city and the countryside around it
Legendary figure in Sumerian literature
Akkadian emperor and first to have a permanent army
Land with different territories and peoples under a single rule
The worship of many gods
Division of society by rank or class
First known female writer in history
World's first system of writing
Picture symbols
Writer
Long poems that tell the stories of heroes
Invention used to spin clay into bowls
Math system that divides a circle into 360 degrees
Ingredients like plants, animals, and minerals used to create healing drugs
The science of building
Pyramid shaped temple tower
Stone cylinders engraved with designs; Sumer's most famous works of art
Stringed Instrument
Ruler of a kingdom or empire
Ruler of the Babylonian empire
A set of 282 laws that ruled almost every aspect of daily life
Mastered Iron working and making weapons, used chariots. In present day Turkey
A wheeled, horde-drawn cart that was used in battle
Took over Hittites by using an assassin and ruled for almost 400 years
Fierce in battle; Ruled empire with local leaders to enforce taxes and laws
Destroyed Nineveh, Created a calendar, the center of Astronomy
Most famous Chaldean king
Trees and flowers that grew on the roofs and terraces of Nebuchadnezzar's palace
Traders from present day Lebanon; Created purple dye, the alphabet, colonies, and were expert sailors
A set of letters that can be combined to form words

River Valley Civilizations Crossword

River Valley Civilizations Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers
the second step in civilization
belief in many gods
king of Mesopotamia with famous law code
Egypt's river
Egyptian kings are called
built in Egypt as tombs for rulers
river valley civilization in India
pyramids in Mesopotamia
first writing
writing in Egypt
canals used to water crops
river on which Ancient China developped
right to rule given by god to Chinese rulers
major food source for the Olmecs
symbols that represent sound

Mesopotamia Word Search

Mesopotamia Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Votive Worshippers
Epic of Gilgamesh
Bull Headed lyre
Hammurabi Code
Hieratic Scale
Ishtar Gate
Stereotyped
Sumerians
Frescoes
Ziggurat
Minoans
Stele

Babylonian Empire Word Search

Babylonian Empire Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Euphrates River
tower of babel
mesopotamia
Babylonian
christian
hammurabi
Military
akkadian
babylon
Empire