5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Hebrew Bible
- Library of Ashurbanipal
- Neo-Assyrian Empire
- Iron Age
- a Term for the period during which iron was the primary metal for tools and weapons.
- b Land between the eastern shore of the Mediterranean and the Jordan River, occupied by the Israelites from the early second millennium B.C.E.
- c Collection of sacred books containing diverse materials concerning the origins, experiences, beliefs, and practices of the Israelites.
- d Empire extending from western Iran to Syria-Palestine, conquered by the Assyrians of northern Mesopotamia between the tenth and seventh centuries B.C.E.
- e Large collection of writings drawn from the ancient literary, religious, and scientific traditions of Mesopotamia.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Greek word meaning "dispersal", used to describe the communities of a given ethnic group living outside their homeland.
- People from central Anatolia and Syria in the Late Bronze Age.
- Egyptian pharaoh. He built a new capital at Amarna, fostered a new style of naturalistic art, and created a religious revolution by imposing worship of the sundisk.
- Site of a fortified palace complex in southern Greece that controlled a Late Bronze Age kingdom.
- Forcibly uprooting entire communities and resettling them elsewhere. Meant as a terryfying warning of the consequences of rebellion by the Assyrin and Persian Empires.
5 True/False Questions
Hatshepsut → Queen of Egypt. There is evidence of opposition to a woman as ruler, and after her death her name and image were frequently defaced.
First Temple → Land between the eastern shore of the Mediterranean and the Jordan River, occupied by the Israelites from the early second millennium B.C.E.
Ramesses II → Queen of Egypt. There is evidence of opposition to a woman as ruler, and after her death her name and image were frequently defaced.
Minoan → Prosperous civilization on the Aegean island of Crete in the second millennium B.C.E. These engaged in far-flung commerce around the Mediterranean and exerted powerful cultural influences on the early Greeks.
shaft graves → Founded by Phoenicians. It became a major commercial center and naval power in the western Mediterranean.