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  1. Pyramid-like structures used as a temple, tomb, and government site.
    Ziggurats
  2. wedge writing used by sumerians.
    Cuneiform
  3. Picture represents an idea like a picture of wheat vs. actually spelling it out.
    Pictogram
  4. came from pictograms, picture was universal to represent something.
    Ideogram
  5. first Akkadian King, was powerful and expanded empire.
    Sargon 1
  6. great king during Babylon’s first great period.
    Hammurabi
  7. A prophet who used fire as an element of worship
    Zarathustra
  8. Measuring the movement of earth through the year by noting its position with respect to 12 constellations.
    Zodiac
  9. before written history in Egypt.
    Pre-dynastic period
  10. combined the upper and lower Egypt and became the first “great” pharoh
    Narmur
  11. means sacred writing. mostly done by scribes, and was a form of pictograms
    Hieroglyphs
  12. “shepherd kings” ┬áthat invaded egypt during the middle kingdom. semetic.
    Hyskos
  13. Woman pharaoh. very powerful
    Hathshepsut
  14. formerly known as Amenhotop, but changed his name. was a pharaoh who wanted to only worship one God.
    Akhenton
  15. Associated with Moses, was pharaoh during a part of the new kingdom.
    Ramses II
  16. Original inhabitants of India and had the two huge city places.
    Dravidians
  17. Came and conquered the weak Dravidians from the Indo-Europe area.
    Aryans
  18. self-denial, a belief of the Hindus.
    Asceticism
  19. led an uprising and eventually won the rebellion and became the powerful emperor starting the Han Dynasty
    Liu Bang
  20. a great writer after Homer. Wrote the Theogeny which is the Greek God family tree.
    Hesiod
  21. battle formation that was revolutionary invented by greeks.
    Phalanx
  22. sculpture that is not freestanding or fully three-dimensional but rather projects from a surface
    Relief
  23. the decorative pattern around the top of the building just above the columns
    Friezes
  24. a small building behind the stage where some offstage action could occur.
    Skene
  25. regarded as the “best playwright.” we all know his creepy story of Oedipus
    Sophocles
  26. contemporary of Sophocles who wrote mostly satyrs, didn’t fear Gods and actually made fun of them in his plays.
    Euripides
  27. wrote comedies. wrote the birds and lysistrata.
    Arisophanes
  28. historian that got lots of second-hand info. had lots of bias and wrote about the greek victory over the persians.
    Herodotus
  29. Exiled from greece, was a general in the army, very reliable and unbiased.
    Thucydides
  30. medical guy that believed that every ailment had a cause and believed in the four bodily humors.
    Hippocrates

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