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Mr. Ordovensky's 2nd Quarter Vocabulary

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  • 1. 1. The complete body of Jewish teaching, thought and literature.

2. Torah 3. 2. The removal of salt from seawater for drinking or watering crops. 4. desalination 5. 3.A pyramid shaped clay structure that served as a foundation for a temple in Mesopotamia. 6. ziggurat 7. 4. Monotheistic religion that believes Mohammed was a prophet. 8. Islam 9. 5. To supply land with water via ditches, pipes or canals. 10. irrigation 11. 6.An Islamic houseof worship 12. Mosque 13. 7. A chemical productmade from petroleum or natural gas. 14. petrochemical 15. 8. The holy book of Christianity 16. Bible 17. 9. Created to control flooding on the Nile River 18. Aswan High Dam 19. 10. Person who calls Muslims to pray 5 times a day. 20. Muezzin 21. 11. Muslims are obligated to make this trip to Mecca at least once in their lives. 22. hajj 23. 12. Person thought to be a messenger of God 24. prophet 25. 13. The belief in one God 26. Monotheism 27. 14. Babylonian king that created the first set ofwrittenlaws. 28. Hammurabi 29. 15. A region in Southwest Asia; site of the worlds first civilizations. 30. The Fertile Crescent 31. 16.Religion based on the teachings of Jesus. 32. Christianity 33. 17. Egyptian writing system using pictures and symbols to represent words or sounds. 34. Hieroglyphics 35. 18. The 9th month in the Islamic calendar in which Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. 36. Ramadan 37. 19. An early form of paper made from a reed-like plant found in the Nile River delta. 38. papyrus 39. 20. An early form of writing that uses wedges and lines pressed into clay tablets. 40. cuneiform 41. 21. Use of violence for political purposes. 42. terrorism 43. 22. In the Old Stone Age, those went in search of food. 44. hunter-gatherers 45. 23. A religion whose prophets are Abraham and Moses 46. Judaism 47. 24. Group of countries that control the price and production of the majority of the worlds oil 48. O.P.E.C.

  • TheO rganization of
  • P etroleum
  • E xporting
  • C ountries

49. 25. The sacred text of Islam 50. Quran (Koran)