Mesopotamia

Term Definition
culture the beliefs, social practices and characteristics of a social group
pictograph an ancient or prehistoric drawing or symbol
cuneiform wedge-shaped writing in Mesopotamia
ziggurat a rectangular stepped temple build by Sumerians in ancient Mesopotamia
Tigris/Euphrates Rivers Mesopotamia was an area located between these two rivers
Judaism a monotheistic religion that was developed by the Hebrews whose founder was Abraham and holy text called the Torah
polytheism worship of many gods
monotheism worship of one god
Mesopotamia Land between rivers (Tigris/Euphrates) and also known as the fertile crescent
Sumer a city-state in Mesopotamia; people who lived there known as Sumerians