Midterm study guide
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The lens through which we view the entire world and al of life.
Fortress of First principles
A promise between God and man that is continual for many generations.
Learning from the lessons of the past and applying them to the present so you will know better what to do in the future.
So be it. A covenant vow
Men that are supposed to be in a lower state of evolution living with men in a higher state.
First son born. Decided for himself What was good offering to bring to God lost fellow ship with God and man committed first murder
prehistoric man/Man before the flood
Unbounded Pride/ pride that is possessing up to the point of madness.
A marshy plain in-between the Tigris and Euphrates.
A city builder great hunter helped build the tower of Babel
Tower of Babel
A tower that was built to keep the people together made of fake stone and fake mordar.
Approximately 17" to 18" Ruff form of measurement used in the Bible.
A document used twice written over scraped
King of uruk. Also an epic much like the genesis account.
Sudden and quick processes that destroy rapidly.
Slow gradual processes the same processes happening today as happened throughout all of history.
A story dealing with supernatural beings that have significance in the cultures worldview.
A story dealing with a traditional hero
the city where Abraham was the capital of the Assyrian empire
father of Abram
A wedge shaped formation meant to crush enemy defenses.
Base line of the government is the economy
Centralizing a nation into a few key cities and creating a capital and strong government
Charging an enemy and over coming them by pure numbers
two city states coming together against a common enemy
the ability to draw clear lines of distinction the ability to know right from wrong.
Tribes that create a place of commerce and trade where they can sell their things.
Society where government is everything a society where you are not allowed to think
Going around an enemy and attacking them from behind
Families coming together for the good of them all forming chiefs
Proto-feudal states coming together and creating cities and trade a more permanent state
the highest rung of civilizations standing army and centralized government conquered others
son of Abraham by Sarah fathered the 12 tribes of Israel.
Son of Abraham by Hagar fathered the 12 tribes of the Arabs
Measuring time by cycles of the sun and sundials inaccurate because time could not be measured on a cloudy days.
Measuring time by cycles of the sun moon and stars discovered by the Babylonians.
Study of the stars and plaint patterns mapping stars
The place where Isaac was to be sacrificed where a temple was built.
Rule without accountability
An ancient Egyptian tomb made of mud bricks rectangular with sloping sides and a flat roof.
A nearly flat plain of alluvial deposit between the branches of the mouth of the river sometimes triangular in shape.
Government in which one person has uncontrolled and unlimited authority over others
Aggression and expansionism by large nations in an effort to achieve world domination exercised by one nation over others as in a confederation.
Legendary pharaoh who supposedly lived 2025 yrs.
The use of pictures for religious purposes. Egyptians used strict forms.
A rule or guideline
Most dynamic pharaoh. Son of Seti. Contributed to Egyptian architecture.
Man centered. Egypt's architecture reflected the focus on man.
Battle of Kadesh
1274 BC battle where Ramses defeated the Hittites.
Possibly the only pre-flood monument still standing. Has head of man and body of a lion.
The Egyptian sun god who was represented as a hawk headed man.
The dwelling place of God during the period between the exodus and entering the promise land.
The perfect resting land for God's people to worship and live.
Isn't a real mountain but can refer to heaven and Jerusalem.
Hall of the God's
Where God gave his people the tem commandments.
The ten plagues and exiting of Egypt to go to the promise land.
Greek word referring to the church or place to worship God rule of law; government thru priesthood.
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