chap 2

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chap 2
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  1. B.C. means
    before Christ
  2. A.D. means
    anno Domini [in the year of our Lord]
  3. c. means
    circa [approximately]
  4. what provides a thread to follow through history
    God's plan for mankind
  5. the scattering of people over the earth
    dispersion
  6. part of the world where the continents of Africa, Asia, and Europe
    Middle East
  7. father of the nation of Israel
    Abraham
  8. Ur was one of the most important cities in the land of
    Sumer
  9. Sumer was part of an area in the Middle East known as the ______ ______ because of its ability to grow crops and because its shape resembles a crescent moon
    Fertile Crescent
  10. two rivers that make the Fertile Crescent fertile
    Tigris and Euphrates river
  11. Tigris means
    arrow
  12. Euphrates means
    that makes fruitful
  13. land between the rivers
    Mesopotamia
  14. Sumerians were a ______ people
    Hamitic
  15. conquered the Sumerians
    Sargon the Great [Akkadian]
  16. the Sumerians were the first people in the world to have used this
    wheel
  17. the Sumerians greatest accomplishment
    writing
  18. they were the first people ______ the flood to have used writing
    after
  19. what did the Sumerians use to write on clay tablets
    stylus
  20. wedge-shaped writing
    cuneiform
  21. Sumerians were what type of worshipers
    polytheists

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