Middle East Key Word Associations

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Definition

Bible

Christian Holy Book

Caliph

Muslim Ruler

Christianity

Monotheistic- Jesus

City-state

small independent country

Class System

social groups

Constantinople

Capital of the Ottoman Empire (Modern Turkey)

Cuneiform

wedged shaped writing

Fertile

rich soil for crops

Fertile Crescent

Area that includes Modern Iraq, Syria, Turkey

Five Pillars of Islam

Teachings of Mohammad/Islam

Hieroglyphics

picture writing

Hunter-gatherer

person who searches for roots, berries, wild animals

Irrigation

bringing water into a dry area

Islam

Monotheistic-Mohammad

Janissary

soldier

Judaism

Monotheistic-Abraham

Mesopotamia

land between Tigris and Euphrates Rivers

Monotheism

One God

Muslim

Follower of Islam

Ottoman Empire

Modern Turkey