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Humanities Exam 1
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The first civilization arose in?
The Akkadian Empire was the first in history having a heartland, provinces, and a(an)?
The Sumerians invented the writing system known as?
What became the chief religion of the Persians by the middle of the sixth century?
Which three religions trace their origins to the people who arrived in Palestine a little before 1200 B.C.E.?
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
The Greek school of medicine, led by ______, attempted to understand, diagnose, and cure disease without any attention to supernatural forces.
What was revealed in the Code of Hammurabi?
A society divided by class
Which of the following sums up the Mesopotamian perception of the afterworld?
Vague and gloomy
The Nile River was considered to be a major highway, primarily because it connected _____.
Upper and Lower Egypt
By the fifth century B.C.E., most Greeks believed that laws should be obeyed because they are _____?
made by humans and represented the consent of the citizens
_______ may be defined as the ways of living built by a group and passed on from one generation to the next.
The Babylonian King ______ is best known for the collection of laws he created that bears his name.
The most famous colony founded by the Phoenicians was that of ______, near modern Tunis in North Africa.
_____ is the belief in one universal God, the creator and ruler of the universe.
The Greek historian _____ analyzed and explained human behavior completely in terms of human nature and chance, leaving no place for the gods or supernatural forces.
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