Flashcards in Chapters 4, 5 & 6 Deck (38):
The palace of Knossos was built by the
The Macedonian king who conquered almost all of Greece before he was assassinated was
The term _____ means "rule by the many or the common people."
Who was the king of all the Greek gods?
The Babylonian king who built the "hanging gardens" to console his homesick wife was
To whom did the Southern Kingdom of Israel fall?
Who was the first human king of Israel?
A government ruled by God Himself is called a
How did the Greeks display their humanism?
1. through their philosophical teaching that man must look to himself to provide the answers to life
2. by creating many false gods that were little more than glorified human beings
3. by emphasizing the beauty of man and his abilities over the Creator of man
What prophet warned the city of Nineveh of God's coming judgment?
T or F. The city of Tyre was a HITTITE city.
false - Pheonician
T or F. Ashurbanipal was the last great ASSYRIAN king.
T or F. The Peloponnesian League was controlled by the city of SPARTA.
T or F. the Battle of Salamis was a VICTORY for the Persians.
false - defeat
T or F. Joshua led the children of Israel into Canaan by crossing the JORDAN RIVER on dry ground.
T or F. JONAH interpreted Nebuchadnezzar's dream concerning prophetic empires.
false - Daniel
T or F. Alexander the Great was tutored by ARISTOTLE, a famous Greek philosopher.
T or F. The Jews were allowed to return to their homeland by the decree of BELSHAZZAR, king of Persia.
false - Cyrus
T or F. LEONIDAS led the brave Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae.
T or F. The Hittites were aided in battle by strong weapons made of COPPER.
false - iron
philosopher who wrote the dialogues
went insane and lived like an animal for seven years
pushed Israel to its greatest extent
goddess of wisdom
young Greek conqueror
ancestor of the Greeks
great Athenian statesman
built the Royal Road
collected a library of 100,000 clay cuneiform tablets
godly adviser to many kings
The Greek credited with creating the Iliad and the Odyssey
The Southern Kingdom of Israel became known as
Greek tribes and villages united to form a _____, or city-state.
What did Solomon ask for to help him rule his kingdom?
Which of Israel's neighbors was a sea-trading people?
Compare Israel's theocracy to at least two other forms of human government. Which is the best form? Why?
Will there ever be a true theocracy on Earth before Jesus' return?
Israel's theocracy was a government ruled by God Himself. Other forms of government include democracy (rule by the many or common people), oligarchy (rule by the few rich), monarchy (rule by one), and tyranny (a bad form of one-man rule). The best form is theocracy, because there can be no ruler more just, more loving, and more protecting than God Himself.
learn the following on the map on page 31 of your atlas.
learn others for extra credit
Egypt, Israel, Red Sea, Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Persian Gulf, Lebanon, Jordan