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Bedouins

nomadic Arabs of the Arabian Peninsula

Lydia

made the first coins

Australia

country that does not meet at the Middle East

Cyrus

king who allowed the Jews to return to Jerusalem and rebuild the temple

Nebuchadnezzar

Babylonian king who took Daniel captive and brought him to Babylon

Ten Commandments

God's basic rules for right and wrong

Greeks

Persians were eventually conquered by ...

Dead Sea

lowest place on the earth's land surface

Babylonians

people conquered the Southern Kingdom of Judah and took them captive

minting

process of making coins

caravan

group of people traveling together with pack animals

emperor

powerful ruler who controls an empire

Hittites

early empire builders

millstones

used for grinding grain

Carthage

important Phoenician trading post in northern Africa

Babylon

city famous for the Hanging Gardens

barter

trade conducted by giving goods for other desired goods

papyrus

plant used for making a paper-like material

Jericho

city the Israelites captured using only shouts and trumpet blasts

Assyrians

people that conquered the Northern Kingdom of Israel and took them captive

Croesus

last king of Lydia, famous for his great wealth

Solomon

king of Israel that built the great Temple at Jerusalem

Hammurabi

gathered and wrote down the laws of the Babylonians

Cyrus

not one of the first three kings of Israel

Jordan

most important river in Israel

Jonah

prophet sent by God to warn Nineveh

Canaanites

were so involved in wickedness and left no great contribution to the world

Baal

chief god of the Canaanites

rested

what most people in the Middle East did after they ate at noon

alphabet

Phoenicians most valuable contribution

murex

used by Phoenicians to make purple dye

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