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Flashcards in Hebrews, Phoenicians, and Lydians Deck (19):
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Canaan

Eastern Mediterranean land in which Abraham resettled around 1800 B.C.

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Israel

Jewish kingdom founded by David around 1000 B.C.

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Jerusalem

the capital of the kingdom of Israel

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Judah

the southern region of Israel that became its own kingdom after the death of Solomon

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Carthage

an important Phoenician trading post in North Africa

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Abraham

A shepherd living in Ur who is considered by Jewish people to be the first Jew

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Moses

Hebrew prophet and teacher who led the Hebrews out of Egypt and received the Ten Commandments

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Deborah

Female Hebrew judge who encouraged a military leader to gather the people of Israel and attack the Canaanities

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David

Second king of Israel who unified the kingdom of Israel

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Solomon

Son of David and King of Israel

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covenant

an agreement

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monotheism

the worship of only one God

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slavery

the practice of a person owning another person

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descendant

a person born later in a family

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synagogue

a Jewish place of worship

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barter

to exchange one kind of good or service for another

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Judaism

in Islam, a military or peaceful ''struggle''

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Ten Commandments

a set of laws that provides guidance for the worship of God and rules for moral behavior

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Torah

the first five books of the Hebrew Bible