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Tiglathpileser 1

seized babylonia and established the Assyrian Empire around 1100 BC


the Assyrian Empire's great capital that fell in 612 BC


last great monarch that ruled from 668-630 BC


a semitic people that from Arabia that overthrew the Assyrian Empire around 600BC

Neo-Babylonian Empire

established by Nabopolassar

Cyrus the Great

ruler in Persia


the persian king who established the first postal service around 500 BC


pagan religion of the persian kings


founding fathers of the nation of Israel


solemn agreement

ten commandments



a nation ruled by God

southern kingdom


northern kingdom



when samaria (israel) fell to assyrian invaders

586 bc

when jerusalem (judah) fell to babylonians


the flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in 622 which marked the beginning of the Muslim era


the holiest city of Islam; Muhammad's birthplace


holy wars


Successors to Muhammad as political and religious leaders of the Muslims


holy book of islam


(Islam) a fast (held from sunrise to sunset) that is carried out during the Islamic month of Ramadan

Henry Martyn

a missionary in Persia who before his death in 1812 left behind him translations of nt in arabic..

Ion-Keith Falconer

the first man in modern times to attempt to reach the muslims of arabia with the gospel of Christ

Samuel Zwemer

established the Arabian Mission and was known as the "apostle to islam"

classical and colloquial

two varieties of the arabic language

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