Ancient Mesopotamia Crossword Puzzle

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  • mesopotamia : a historical region of western asia situated within the tigris–euphrates river system, in the northern part of the fertile crescent.
  • sumer : the earliest known civilization in the historical region of southern mesopotamia
  • assyria : a major ancient mesopotamian civilization which existed as a city-state from the 21st century bc to the 14th century bc
  • babylonia : an ancient akkadian-speaking state and cultural area based in central-southern mesopotamia
  • akkadians : the first ancient empire of mesopotamia
  • mythology : a collection of myths, especially one belonging to a particular religious or cultural tradition
  • hammurabiscode : a collection of 282 rules, established standards for commercial interactions and set fines and punishments to meet the requirements of justice.
  • judaism : an abrahamic, monotheistic, and ethnic religion comprising the collective religious, cultural, and legal tradition and civilization of the jewish people
  • ziggurat : a type of massive structure built in ancient mesopotamia
  • gilgamesh : a hero in ancient mesopotamian mythology
  • cuneiform : wedge-shaped characters used in the ancient writing systems of mesopotamia
  • monotheism : the doctrine or belief that there is only one god
  • citystate : an independent sovereign city which serves as the center of political, economic, and cultural life over its contiguous territory
  • agriculture : the science or practice of farming, including cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, and other products
  • metallurgy : a domain of materials science and engineering that studies the physical and chemical behavior of metallic elements