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Western Civ Exam #1 Multiple Choice
Terms in this set (72)
Name the "Famous Pharaoh" who ruled Egypt in the 18th Dynasty?
Assyrian King who lost a large army due to a plague during the reign of Hezekiah?
Sumerians foretold the future by looking at what part of a sacrificed animal?
About when did the Neolithic Period begin in the Fertile Crescent?
Which famous Akkadian king conquered the Sumerians in ca. 2350 BC?
The Egyptian Pharaoh whose gold-filled tomb Howard Carter found in 1922 was?
About when were the Great Pyramids built in Egypt?
What people invented the first true alphabet?
Phoenicians & Canaanites
The most important king of the Neo-Babylonian Empire was?
The most important development in the Neolithic period was?
the domestication of plants and animals
Who caused the end of the Hittite Empire in 1200 BC?
the sea people: Philistines
The people of the ancient city of Carthage were?
According to the early date, who was the pharaoh of the Exodus?
Amenhotep II (1446 BC)
According to the late date, who was the pharaoh of the Exodus?
Ramses II (1270 BC)
In the Law Code of Hammurabi, how was an adulterous woman to be executed?
Canaanites of the Old Testament were called by what name by the Greeks?
About when was Zoroaster born?
Which city was the capital of the Assyrian Empire?
What were satraps?
The Egyptian king who first united Upper and Lower Egypt into one nation in ca. 3100 BC and who also founded the First Dynasty in Egypt was?
The capital city of the Hittite Empire was?
The Kingdom of Urartu known in the Old Testament as?
The Indo-Aryan rulers of the Kingdom of Mitanni worshipped several deities which were also worshipped by the Indo-Aryan people of?
Hindus and India
Name of the Babylonian king who left his son Belshazzar to rule for him?
A stela or stele is?
a tombstone shape with inscription
Which Assyrian king carried the Ten Northern Tribes of Israel into captivity?
The ancient Babylonian flood story is found in?
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Harappa and Mohenjo-daro were?
the two cities of Indus civilization
Babylonian tower temples
Which Jewish king is shown paying tribute to the Assyrian King Shalmaneser III on the Black Obelisk?
The first ancient people who minted coins were the?
The style of writing invented by the ancient Egyptians is today called?
What did Assyrian King Ashubanipal do with the corpses of the Babylonians?
fed them to fish and animals
Which pharaoh supposedly tried to establish a form of "monotheism" in Egypt?
Which Persian king captured the city of Babylon in 539 BC?
Cyrus the Great
Which people were the first to invent writing?
During the Old Kingdom, most of the kings of Egypt were buried in?
The international language of both the Babylonian and Persian Empires was?
In "Hammurabi's Law Code," the largest number of laws dealt with?
family and marriage
What Persian king in 538 BC allowed the Jews to return to Israel?
Cyrus the Great
Which Hebrew leader left his home in Ur in Mesopotamia to migrate to Palestine?
The largest group of people in the Kingdom of Mitanni was?
The ancient Chaldeans are better known today as the?
Which Persian king added Egypt to the Persian Empire?
god of dead
oval shape inscription with king name
wife of osiris
god of scribes
cross like symbol of life
goddess of justice
god of mummies
babylonian king of gods
persian holy book
book of the dead
egypt holy book
babylonian sex goddess
storm god of canaanite
hebrew god in ot
siva or shiva
hindu god worship by mitanni
wife of el mother of 70 children
hindu holy book
by pharaoh merneptah
mentions israelites in cannan destroyed them all
King of hittites
captured all mesopotamia
killed by brother in law
left mesopotania in chaos
made by ptolemy V in 196 bc
hieroglyphics hieratid both egyptian and greek writing
used by french soldier champolleon to decipher hieroglyphic 182 ad
made by darius the great
located in mountatin of western iran
written in 3 languages
tells how darius was selected to be king by zoroastrian god ahura mazda
king of assyria
attacked hezekiah and jews lost 185000 men to plague
did not take jerusalem
co-king of babylon with his father
killed by mede/persian when they took babylon while all babylonians were drunk
darius I the great
king of persia
reorganized satrapie system
built a new palace
defeated at battle of marathon 490 bc
discovered tutankhamunis tomb
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