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Glossary of Abeka 5th History Unit 2

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A person who studies weather is called
Meterologist
The basic cause of all weather is the
sun
The Sumarian moon God
Nanna
A famous citizen of Ur
Abraham
Queen whose tomb was discovered in ancient Ur
Lady Shubad
The place where history began
Garden of Eden
The "Cradle of civilization"
Fertile Crescent
The land between 2 rivers
Mesopotamia
The most important Sumerian city
Ur
The land promised to Abraham and his descendants
Canaan
Wedge shaped writing
Cuneiform
A method of land with water
Irrigation
Beliefs based on fear and ignorance
Superstition
Studying ancient peoples and remains from the past
archaeology
A mark of identification; used to stamp documents
seal
A tall temple built in layers
ziggurat
A country or people who have developed to a great extent the natural abilities that God has given to man
civilation
Used at the top of Zaggurat;used for worship
altar
The Sumerians were the first people after the flood to develop and use writing
It is True
Noahs Ark believed to have come to rest on Mount Everest
False, it was on Mount Ararat
The southern area of Sumer is Chaldea
True
The Nile and Euphrates were 2 rivers in the Fertile Crescent
False, it is the Euphrates, and the Tigris
Metalsmiths were Sumarians known for building statues
False, they built sculptures
The bible is our only completely accurate record of ancient history
True!
The pictograph was an early form of Sumerian writing using pictures of what the writer was trying to represent
True
Education was especially important to girls
False, it was important to boys
Doctors also worked as teachers in Sumarian schools
Teachers were priests
Sumerians who worked with gold, silver, copper and bronze were known as sculptors
False, they were metalsmiths
Two Sumerians inventions were _________ _________
wheel and writing
Two things that Sumerians were first....
the arch and the dome
What is the archaelogical excavation sight called?
dig
What did Sumerians use to make suitable for raising crops?
irrigation
What did the Arch Sir L. Wooley prove?
The bible was true
Name two occupations(jobs) of the Sumerians
Herdsman and skilled workers
Man built this structure after the flood as a result, God confused their languages
Tower of Babel
What is the diameter of the earth?
8,000 miles
What was the circumference of the earth?
25,000 miles
What is the warmest ocean?
Indian
Largest ocean is...
Pacific
Seperates the American continents from Europe and Africa
Atlantic
Smallest and coldest ocean
Arctic
Name all 7 continents
Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australia, Antartica
Show on map all continents
mark on a map
List where all the oceans are
mark on a map
Half of the old world is called the __________ and the new world is _________
eastern hemisphere

western hemisphere

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