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Hanging Gardens of Babylon
built by Nebuchadnezzar for his wife Amytis of Media; known as a wonder of the ancient world; had its own irrigation systems; arranged of huge columns, passageways, etc
developed Draconian Rules; known as the first 'tyrant'; said that his laws were written in blood
began smelting iron ore; capital was Anatolia; had a strange appearance, but were fierce warriors
king of Persia that was murdered by his own men after the loss to Alexander the Great's army
son of Ahkenaton; wished to continue his father's wishes of a monotheistic rule; cause of death is unknown
ruler of Egypt that changed the religion from polytheism to monotheism; the central god was aton(sun god); original name was amenhotep
people of the mezolithic period who overpowered the neanderthals; light skin, large forehead, stood erect, spoke out loud, had light pupils
larger than life poem; 4 components: narrator, had a hero/heroine, involved a quest, contained supernatural elements
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