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The account of human history before we had written records

Prehistory

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A complex culture containing two or more people

Civilization

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The founders of civilization in Mesopotamia

Sumerians

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And area of the bear east that has more water and significant agriculture

Forte crescent

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Law code for Mesopotamia of what's right and what's wrong

Code of Hammurabi

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The worship of many gods

Polytheism

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Ancient writing system developed in Mesopotamia

Cuneiform

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A poetic and historical account of Mesopotamia including a flood account

Epic of Gilgamesh

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The heart of Egypt, longer river which is critical to agriculture

Nile river

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Title of the King of Egypt, an absolute ruler considered to be a god

Pharaoh

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Sacred writings

Hieroglyphics

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Method of preservation

Mummification

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Key aspects of the Hebrew faith

Covenant/law/prophets

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The name of the people of the Old Testament

Hebrews

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The he name is the United Hebrew kingdom

Israel

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The tree kinda is the United Kingdom

Saul, David, and Solomon

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The capital city of Israel

Jerusalem

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Canter of Hebrew worship

Temple

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The group of people who defeated the Jews and 722 BC scattering the northern kingdom

Assyrians 722bc

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The southern kingdom; replacement of the word Hebrew; the name of their religion

Judah/Jews/Judiasm

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The group that defeated the southern kingdom in 586 BC they were taken to Babylon

Chaldeans 586 BC

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The group that defeated the southern kingdom in 586 BC they were taken to Babylon

Chaldeans 586 BC

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Capital city of the assyrian empire

Nineveh

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The first emote, east of Palestine

Assyrian

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The second empire after Assyrian

Chaldean empire

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The third empire

Persian empire

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Capital of the Chaldean empire

Babylon

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Capital of the Persian empire

Susa and Persepolis

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Kings of Persia

Cyrus and Darius

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A non-Christian religion that is monotheistic but believes in one good God versus one evil God

Zoroastrianism

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3D sculptures

Relief sculptures

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The reason the Assyrians were so powerful

Iron weapons

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The belief in one God

Monotheism