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World Civ Quiz #1
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The idea of truth, justice, and order brought to earth by the Egyptian pharaoh
The Old Kingdom Period of ancient Egypt...
saw the building of the Great Pyramid of Khufu
Following the overthrow of the Hyskos, the Egyptians established the...
New Kingdom Period
The Greek gods...
resembled human beings, shared the same virtues and defects as mankind, and periodically interfered in human affairs.
The most important commandment in the Hebrew legal tradition was based upon...
the idea that Yahweh demanded exclusive worship
Which of the following was not true of the Olympic games?
Men and women could compete together in events.
The most important contribution of the Phonecians to Western Civilization was...
the phonetic alphabet
"Rule by tolerance" is the characteristic typically used to describe the empire building of the...
The "Anger of Achilles" and its consequences is the subject of...
The Assyrian Empire was built and held together...
a policy of fear and terror
Women apparently had no legal rights in the Code of Hammurabi and were simply considered the property of their husbands.
Which of the following was true of Hammurabi's code?
It specified different punishments for the three different social orders.
Among the Hebrew beliefs that have had an important impact on the Western Civilization was...
the creation of the world at a specific time, the concept of ethical monotheism, that history was a purposeful, morally significant event.
Sparta developed a strict military state and society in order to...
keep their state slaves, or helots, in subjection and slavery
The phrase. "Israel is laid waste, his seed is no more," appears...
on an Egyptian victory stone from the reign of Marneptah, son of Ramses II
...is fixed, does not change, and cannot be revised
...is the human effort to reconstruct and understand what happened, it is not fixed, it does change, and it can be revised
The term hieroglyph refers to...
the sacred writing of Egypt
The Rosetta Stone was important because...
It was written in three scripts: Greek, cursive Egyptian, and hieroglyphics, permitting the translation of the Egyptian language
The Greek political reformer Cleisthenes...
developed the practice of ostracizing the most dangerous man in Athens
The historian who argues that the Hyskos conquered the Egyptians BECAUSE of their advantages in bronze weapons, horse-drawn chariots, and the compound bow.
The historian who emphasizes Akhenaten's OWN FREE WILL in developing his unique religious views.
The historian who concludes that there are STILL SO MANY UNANSWERED QUESTIONS AND MYSTERIES surrounding the question as to identify the pharaoh at the time of the Hebrew Exodus.
The historian who focuses on how Egypt's religious views were so DIFFERENT in the New Kingdom period, as compared to the Old Kingdom Period.
change over time
The historian who emphasizes the political and religious CLIMATE of the New Kingdom Period in an attempt to understand Akhenaten's unusual religious views.
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