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This man is considered to be the "father" of the Hebrew people

Abraham

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This king led the Chaldeans to restore Babylon

Nebuchadnezzar

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This man gives the Minoan civilization its name

King Minos

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This prophet established a new Persian religion

Zoroaster

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This King established the Persian empire & is known to the Jews as "anointed of the lord"

Cyrus

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On what island did the Minoans live

Crete

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This was the capital city of the Minoans

Knossos

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This region of the Mediterranean has been occupied by both philistines and Phoenicians

Palestine

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Who were the Assyrians? What were they known for?

A military people whose empire spread across sw Asia. Military might.

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King Ashurbanipal of the Assyrians created the first modern________

Library

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This was the capital city of the Assyrians, if Jonah had gone here, maybe he wouldn't have been swallowed by a whale

Nineveh

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This is the kingdom of the United Hebrews in Palestine, lasting from about 1020 to 922 BC; later, it was the northernmost of the two Hebrew kingdoms; now, it is the Jewish nation that was established in Palestine 1948

Israel

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Where is the Aegean Sea

Between Greece and turkey, and above the Mediterranean

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Describe the culture of the Minoans

Peaceful, athletic, nature and beauty lovers where women had major roles

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Which civilization is credited with the first alphabet

Phoenicians

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Describe the Phoenicians

Powerful traders and shipbuilders who had colonies along the Mediterranean and sailed around Africa

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Who created the hanging gardens of babylon?

Nebuchadnezzar

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Achievements of the Phoenicians

Seafaring, shipbuilding, red-purple dye, alphabet

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Where is the Persian Homeland

Ancient Iran

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Correct succession of Persian Rulers

Cyrus, Cambyses, Darius

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Characteristics of Zoroastrianism

A monotheistic religion about the struggle between the spirit of evil and the spirit of good

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What is a Minotaur

Half-man, half-bull

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Name for God in Hebrew

Yahweh

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This place is known as the ancient home of the Hebrews

Canaan

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Other names for Hebrews

Israelites, Jews

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Religious classification of Hebrews

Monotheistic

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The first covenant was made between God & _______

Abraham

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Name of the departure of the Israelites from Egypt

Exodus

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Who led the Israelites out of Egypt

Moses

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How many years did the Hebrews/ Israelites wander in the Sinai desert?

40

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_______ is considered to be the promised land to the Hebrews

Canaan

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What is the significance of the Ten Commandments

They established a law for Hebrews to follow

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Which Hebrew king established Jerusalem as capital of Israel

David

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Which Hebrew King built a magnificent temple

Solomon

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Which ancient empire sent the Jews in Babylonian Exile

Babylon

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Why was Hammurabi significant

Created code of laws for his empire

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The __________ provided the key to deciphering hieroglyphics

Rosetta Stone

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The Neolithic revolution was the beginning of

Agriculture

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A system of writing with wedge-shaped symbols

Cuneiform

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Who uses cuneiform

Mesopotamia

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Believe in multiple gods and goddesses

Polytheistic

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Ruler is viewed as a divine figure, is said to have this type of government

Theocracy