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Abeka Old World History & Geography Chapter 3
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Africa, Asia, and Europe
What three continents come together in the Middle East?
are Arabs who wander from place to place with their herds of camels, sheep, and goats on the Arabian Peninsula
Huge stones rubbed against each other to grind grain into flour
time for rest
the hottest time of the day (noon)
a paper-like material made from the papyrus plant
a kind of sea snail that was plentiful along the Phoenician coast; used to make
important city in North Africa built by the Phoenicians, one of the greatest cities of ancient times
The Phoenicians developed an ______________, their most valuable contribution to the world.
the Hittites are remembered as great _________________.
a group of countries or kingdoms that are under the control of a more powerful ruler
power ruler who controls the empire
people traveling in groups with their pack animals
giving some of its own goods for the goods that it needed
Lydia ___________ (or made) the world's first coins.
encouraged honesty because they were stamped on both sides with a seal and harder to cut than a bar, they were also much easier to handle than bars
By 500 B.C. most ancient countries used __________.
"As rich as Croesus"
the last king of Lydia was named Croesus. He was very wealthy and so the saying ___________ was common.
longest and most important river in Israel
the lowest place on the earth's land surface (about 1,300 feet below sea level)
God's basic rules for right and wrong.
The children of Israel became known as the _____________.
the Canaanites worshiped many ____________.
the most well-known of the Canaanite gods
The Canaanites did not leave any important deed to be written in the pages of world history. They were so involved in their ______________ that they had no time for great accomplishments.
God helped the Israelites conquer this city with no other weapons than shouts and trumpet blast.
First king of Israel, great military leader who disobeyed God
Second king of Israel and a man after Gods own heart
Third king of Israel who was the richest and wisest man who ever lived
The place of the Temple that Solomon built
God sent the Jewish prophet ______________ to warn the wicked city of Nineveh that He was going to judge them.
took the Southern Kingdom (Judah) into captivity
Code of Hammurabi
Nearly 300 laws that governed the everyday life of the Babylonians that were written in columns of black stone.
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
was listed by the Greeks as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Kink Nebucadnezzar commanded that the best young men be brought to his palace. Among those chosen was a boy named ____________.
God prophesied through Isaiah that _________ would help rebuild the city of Jerusalem and the Temple
The Persian Empire, which lasted about 200 years, slowly weakened, and was eventually conquered by the ______________.
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