Online Exam 1
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The Sumerian temple was called?
In what period of Egyptian history did the Hyksos invade Egypt?
Which king built the Great Pyramid at Giza?
In what period of Egyptian history did Hatshepsut reign?
The Sumerian civilization was mainly based around what two rivers?
Tigris and Euphrates
Which Egyptian king unified the Upper and Lower kingdom?
What Sumerian king wrote an important law code in the 18th century BC?
Sargon was king of what Sumerian city?
What major body of water was east of Egypt?
What river flows through Egypt?
Which god did the Persian kings adopt?
Which Persian emperor led their first invasion of Egypt?
The Torah includes the first how many books of the Bible?
Which group of people did the Israelite law code protect more than other ancient law codes?
Who founded the Persian Empire around 557?
In which book of the Torah does Yahweh instruct Moses to lead the Israelites out of Egypt?
Which religion was the main religion of the Neo-Persian empire?
What civilization was built around the island of Crete?
Who is believed to have composed the earliest poetry?
Which group of people invaded and destroyed Israel in 722?
Bull-leaping is a part of what ancient civilization?
After which king did the kingdom of Israel divide into Judah and Israel?
The Mycenaens thrived in what period?
What text was Homer NOT responsible for?
The first Greek games occurred in what city?
What civilization is known as the ancestors to the Greeks?
What is the Greek word for city-state?
What concept in Greece carried the understanding of political equality?
What civilization was built around a system of palaces?
The hoplite was the basic unit of what part of Greek society?
The Olympic Games began as a celebration of what?
What does 'arete' mean?
What is the Greek god of pleasure and disorder?
Solon was the tyrant of what city?
Which god did the Greek writer Hesiod identify with justice in human affairs?
What was the main event in the ancient Olympic games?
What Persian emperor led the second invasion of Greece in the 480s?
Who wrote the comedy play Lysistrata?
Who was the leading political figure of the Athenian golden age?
Which emperor launched an invasion of Greece around 495BC?
Which city in the Peloponnesian War favored naval battles?
"What city was burned during a rebellion, led by the Athenians, which led to the Persian invasion of Greece?"
War between Athens and what other city state ended the Athenian golden age?
Who was the most famous philosopher of the Athenian golden age?
Who led the Greek forces at the battle of Thermopylae?
Ostracism was a means of doing what?
Exile any male citizen
What major city was attacked by Athens in 413?
How many tyrants were established to rule Athens after the Peloponnesian War?