Flashcards in End of Year Exam Review Period 6 Deck (75)
Why did the Spartans think it was important for women to be strong and healthy?
to have strong, healthy children
Italy is surrounded by water on three sides so it is a ____________.
Who was the first ruler to have a permanent army?
Priests were important in Sumerian society because Sumerians believed they could communicate with the ___________.
How long ago was the year 300 BC?
2317 years ago
Menes united the two kingdoms that were called __________ Egypt and _________ Egypt.
List the natural barriers that protected Egypt from invaders.
deserts, cataracts, seas
What was the occupation (job) of 80% of Egyptians?
Egypt conquered Kush and controlled it for many years. How did this affect Kushite culture?
It became more like Egyptian culture.
What was discovered in 1799 that allowed scholars to understand hieroglyphics?
What did the Egyptians believe happened to a person’s ka after the person died?
became a spirit
Cincinnatus was a farmer who became Rome’s most famous ______________.
According to legend, the first king of Rome was ____________.