Flashcards in Exam One Study Guide Deck (35)
Female pharaoh who had herself portrayed as a man in statues. Promoted trade with the kingdom of Punt, to the South.
Indo-European people who established a capital at Hattusas in modern-day Turkey about 1500 bce. A military power in their day, they had a king whose power was limited by a council of nobles.
Babylonian ruler who had the Ishtar gate built and who deported the people of Jerusalem to begin the Babylonian Captivity.
Merchant people who lived along the sea coast of Palestine and were important as merchants in the Mediterranean. They set up many colonies, including Carthage.
High god of the Persians; Zoroaster promoted him as the one true god, the protector of goodness and light; he was opposed by Ahiram, the chief force of evil.
Neolithic city that was an exception to the norm that Neolithic settlements were small; it was a small city with walls that was inhabited perhaps as early as 8,000 BCE and was surrounded by walls.
Father of the Cyclops
Mesopotamian myth that describes the quest for immortality by an ancient Sumerian king who hears of another man who survived a great flood.
The Epic of Gilgamesh
The typical way that a people in a given culture depict the same thing.
"Excellence" and also the name of the queen of the Phaiacians.
Akkadian ruler who, in about 2350 BCE, established the first empire in world history.
Which elements combine to make "ma'at"?
truth, justice, order and integrity
The great palace of the kings in Knossos on Crete was known as what?
Ruler of Pylos; Telemachus looked to him as a father figure and come to him to ask about where his actual father was.
Ring-leader of the suitors.
The Bronze Age culture of the Greek mainland is known as what?
Which pharaoh promoted the worship of a single god, the Solar Disk?
Wife of Akhenaten
Where was the home of the Minoan kings?
They were from Northern Mesopotamia and known for their efficient brutality in war and harsh treatment of captured enemies. They successfully administered their growing empire under kings like Sargon II and Ashurbanipal.
6 headed monster who ate 6 of Odysseus's crewmen.
Asiatic immigrants who took control of the Nile delta region and ruled as Dynasty 15 during the 2nd Intermediate Period.
He wrote the book Works and Days
Who defeated the Babylonian empire and started the Persian empire?
Who was know for his leniency and allowed the Jews in exile in Babylon to return to and rebuild Jerusalem?
Which Paleolithic culture produced cave art?
Who was the king of the party loving Phaiacians?
Egyptian god of the air
Amon (or Amun)
Whose cows did Odysseus's men eat?