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