The battering ram
The process by which copper and tin are combined to create the more valuable metal bronze
A script using wedge-shaped marks impressed into clay tablets, first used by the Sumerians, to record spoken language
A mathematical algebraic innovation that enabled people to solve complex problems
The channels through which water was diverted in order to irrigate the fields of early city-states
The story of the Hebrew's flight from Egypt
An Egyptian folktale
A tale about King Nebuchadnezzar
Stories recounting the adventures of a Sumerian hero
Invention of the wheel
Creating the Babylonian Empire
All men are equal under the law.
Fines are preferable to physical punishment.
Law sometimes distinguishes between social classes.
Violence must always be punished with violence.
Code of Hammurabi
Edicts of Asoka
People in the ancient world did not have social classes.
Slavery was common in the ancient world.
Slaves had a high social class.
Hammurabi's Code treated everyone equally.
If a man breaks the bone of a man of his own social class, his bone shall be broken.
Do not make any statues or carved images of any gods.
If a man breaks the bone of a poor man, he shall pay him 3 month's wages in silver.
If you are caught stealing from a house or a temple, you shall be put to death.
Belonged to a polytheistic religion.
Belonged to the Persian Empire.
Belonged to a monotheistic religion.
Belonged to the Assyrian Empire.