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1 -YOU SHALL HAVE NO OTHER "GODS" BEFORE ME
2 -YOU SHALL NOT MAKE FOR YOURSELF AN IDOL
3 -YOU SHALL NOT TAKE THE NAME OF GOD IN VAIN
4 -REMEMBER THE SABBATH DAY TO KEEP IT HOLY
5 -HONOR YOUR FATHER AND YOUR MOTHER
6 -YOU SHALL NOT MURDER
7 -YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY
8 -YOU SHALL NOT STEAL
9 -YOU SHALL NOT LIE
10 -YOU SHALL NOT COVET
Known for his wisdom, allegedly met the Queen of Sheba, Built the 1st temple to house the Ark of the Covenant, had 700 wives which caused him to turn away from God
Belief that Jews must show obedience to God by obeying the law (10 Commandments) and atoning for sins
most important holiday - last opportunity to change God's judgement of ones deeds in the previous year
punishment was based on status, established the state as the authority and many laws dealt with property, was a public record of all existing laws
The Temple Mount
believed to be the place where Abraham was willing to sacrifice his son and the 1st temple was built
"Crossroads of the World"
referred to the Fertile Crescent because it was a route connecting Asia, Europe and Africa, which allowed for the constant exchange of ideas, area extended from persian Gulf to the Red Sea
process by which the ideas, beliefs and products of one people are shared and accepted by another people
purple dye, lumber from the Lebanon Mts. was an important resource, helped develop the modern alphabet
ruled by priest-kings, a math system based on 60, built ziggurats, used cuneiform, first to use and develop the arch, Gilgamesh was a famous king
first empire in recorded history, their language became the first international language in the FC
adopted gods of conquered peoples, first empire to replace priest kings with military leaders, first to use cavalry and empire included the entire FC and the Nile, followed a policy of "deport and depopulate" with conquered people, built one of the world's first libraries
built the Royal Road, created a postal system, followed a policy of tolerance, used the kings "eyes and ears" to keep peace in the kingdom, established a system of standard measures and had the largest empire and divided it into satraps
known for their advancements in math and astronomy and created on of the wonders of the ancient world
located in Asia Minor, frist to smelt iron and create iron weapons and war chariots, had a more forgiving law code
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