Who were the amorites??
Level
Middle School
Grade
6
Answer:

Amorite (Sumerian 饞垾饞寘 MAR.TU, Akkadian Tidnum or Amurr奴m, Egyptian Amar, Hebrew 讗诪讜专讬 始臄m艒r墨, Ancient Greek 螒渭慰蟻委蟿蔚蟼) refers to an ancient Semitic-speaking people[1] from ancient Syria who also occupied large parts of Mesopotamia from the 21st Century BC. The term Amurru in Akkadian and Sumerian texts refers to them, as well as to their principal deity.


Grade: 6
Level: Middle school
Subject: Social studies

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