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The Fertile Crescent

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Hammurabi
King of Babylon in 1792
Babylonia
empire led by Hammurabi
Hammurabi's Code
Law code of the Babylonians
Assyria
Civilization that rose to power in N. Mesopotamia along the Tigris
Ashurbanipal
king of Assyria who built a magnificent library at Nineveh
Ninevah
Assyrian capital city located on the Tigris
conquest
defeat of another group
Nebuchadnezzar II
Neo Babylonia's (Chaldea) most powerful king
Two of Nebuchadnezzar's most famous building projects
Great Ziggurat, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon & Ishtar Gate
Abraham
Considered to be the 'father' of monotheism
Cannaan
land given to Abraham and his descendants
Covenent
An agreement between God and his people.
Moses
Led the Hebrews out of Egypt?
10 Commandments
The laws given to Moses from God.
descendant
People born later into the same family?
Torah
the Hebrew Bible
Deborah
the female judge that became a leader among the Hebrews
David
United the tribes of Israel
Jerusalem
The capital of Israel
Solomon
son of David and king of Israel noted for his wisdom
synagogue
a Jewish house of worship
alphabet
important contribution by the Phoenicians
Lydians
invented the first coins
murex
snail that provided purple dye to the Phoenicians
Judaism
Abraham and the Hebrews are known as the founders of what religion?
synagogue
name for a Jewish house of worship