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Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 8 Ancient Greece
Peninsula
Greece
Minoans
Mycenaeans
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Ionian, Aegean and Mediterranean Seas surround this country
(2000BC-1400BC) They built an advanced society on Crete and w…
The first people to speak Greek and built fortresses on the G…
Peninsula
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Greece
Ionian, Aegean and Mediterranean Seas surround this country
16 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 9 - Ancient Greece
Polis
Classical
Acropolis
Democracy
The Greek word for City-State
A Greek age that is marked by great achievements.
A high hill that Greek fortresses usually were on top of.
A type of government where people rule themselves.
Polis
The Greek word for City-State
Classical
A Greek age that is marked by great achievements.
40 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Ancient China
Huang He
Chang Jiang
Jade
Xia Dynasty
"Yellow River-China's sorrow" that stretches nearly 3,000 mil…
Yangzi River that cuts through central China-longest river in…
Hard gemstone
2200BC, archaeologists have not found evidence if tales of th…
Huang He
"Yellow River-China's sorrow" that stretches nearly 3,000 mil…
Chang Jiang
Yangzi River that cuts through central China-longest river in…
18 terms
Holt ancient civilizations chapter 4
Pharoah
Dynasty
Old Kingdom
Khufu
The title used for rulers of Egypt.
A series of rulers from the same family.
The period from 2700 to 2200 BC that began shortly after Egyp…
Egyptian pharoah who ruled during Old Kingdom and known for m…
Pharoah
The title used for rulers of Egypt.
Dynasty
A series of rulers from the same family.
16 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 9 - Ancient Greece
Polis
Classical
Acropolis
Democracy
The Greek word for City-State
A Greek age that is marked by great achievements.
A high hill that Greek fortresses usually were on top of.
A type of government where people rule themselves.
Polis
The Greek word for City-State
Classical
A Greek age that is marked by great achievements.
16 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 9 - Ancient Greece
Polis
Classical
Acropolis
Democracy
The Greek word for City-State
A Greek age that is marked by great achievements.
A high hill that Greek fortresses usually were on top of.
A type of government where people rule themselves.
Polis
The Greek word for City-State
Classical
A Greek age that is marked by great achievements.
19 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 2 Vocabulary
tool
Paleolithic Era
society
hunter-gatherer
any handheld object that has been modified to help a person a…
the first part of the Stone Age, the Old Stone Age
a community of people who share a common culture
people who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits…
tool
any handheld object that has been modified to help a person a…
Paleolithic Era
the first part of the Stone Age, the Old Stone Age
22 terms
Holt ancient civilizations chapter 14
Period of Disunion
compass
Confucianism
Empress Wu
The time of disorder that followed the collapse of the Han Dy…
an instrument that uses Earth's magnetic field to tell directon
the dominant philosophy during the Song Dynasty
only Empress of China during the Tang dynasty, she ruled ruth…
Period of Disunion
The time of disorder that followed the collapse of the Han Dy…
compass
an instrument that uses Earth's magnetic field to tell directon
43 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 9 The Greek World
Cyrus the Great
Royal Road
Cavalry
Cambyses
550 BC Emperor who won independence for Persia by conquering…
1700 miles long that connected 2 Persian cities. Messengers u…
A unit of soldiers who ride horses
Cyrus the Great's son who conquered Egypt
Cyrus the Great
550 BC Emperor who won independence for Persia by conquering…
Royal Road
1700 miles long that connected 2 Persian cities. Messengers u…
32 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 10 The Roman Republic
Aeneas
Romulus and Remus
Republic
Dictator
Mythical Trojan hero who fled the fallen city of Troy for Ita…
Mythical twin brothers who are said to have founded Rome, des…
509BC, Romans created this government led by rulers elected b…
Ruler with almost absolute power, elected during time of war…
Aeneas
Mythical Trojan hero who fled the fallen city of Troy for Ita…
Romulus and Remus
Mythical twin brothers who are said to have founded Rome, des…
41 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 6 Ancient China
Huang He
Chang Jiang
Jade
Xia Dynasty
"Yellow River-China's sorrow" that stretches nearly 3,000 mil…
Yangzi River that cuts through central China-longest river in…
Hard gemstone
2200BC, archaeologists have not found evidence if tales of th…
Huang He
"Yellow River-China's sorrow" that stretches nearly 3,000 mil…
Chang Jiang
Yangzi River that cuts through central China-longest river in…
18 terms
Holt ancient civilizations chapter 7
Judaism
Abraham
Moses
exodus
The religion of the Hebrews
Founder of Judaism who, according to the Bible, led his famil…
the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across t…
the second book of the Old Testament: tells of the departure…
Judaism
The religion of the Hebrews
Abraham
Founder of Judaism who, according to the Bible, led his famil…
28 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 11 Rome and Christianity
Cicero
Orator
Julius Caesar
Augustus
Famous Roman orator
A public speaker
Roman general who became dictator for life. He was stabbed to…
The first emperor of Rome
Cicero
Famous Roman orator
Orator
A public speaker
21 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 12
Cicero
Orator
Julius Caesar
Pompey
Gifted Roman philosopher, his speeches would be about making…
Public Speaker
Thought to be the greatest general in Roman history
Powerful Roman that agreed to help Caesar along with Crassus…
Cicero
Gifted Roman philosopher, his speeches would be about making…
Orator
Public Speaker
42 terms
Holt ancient civilizations chapter 4
Cataracts
Delta
Menes
Pharoah
Also known as rapids along a river.
A triangle -shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a…
Egypt's first pharaoh who wanted to unify Upper and Lower Egy…
The title used for rulers of Egypt. They were thought of as k…
Cataracts
Also known as rapids along a river.
Delta
A triangle -shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a…
27 terms
Holt ancient civilizations chapter 4
Cataracts
Delta
Menes
Pharoah
Also known as rapids along a river.
A triangle -shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a…
Egypts first pharaoh who wanted to unify. Upper and Lower Egy…
The title used for rulers of Egypt.
Cataracts
Also known as rapids along a river.
Delta
A triangle -shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a…
27 terms
Holt ancient civilizations chapter 4
Cataracts
Delta
Menes
Pharoah
Also known as rapids along a river.
A triangle -shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a…
Egypts first pharaoh who wanted to unify. Upper and Lower Egy…
The title used for rulers of Egypt.
Cataracts
Also known as rapids along a river.
Delta
A triangle -shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a…
34 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 3 Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
canals
a large arc of rich, or fertile farmland extending from the P…
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
a way of supplying water to an area of land
human-made waterway
Fertile Crescent
a large arc of rich, or fertile farmland extending from the P…
silt
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
40 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 6 Ancient China
Huang He
Chang Jiang
Jade
Xia Dynasty
"Yellow River-China's sorrow" that stretches nearly 3,000 mil…
Yangzi River that cuts through central China-longest river in…
Hard gemstone
2200BC, archaeologists have not found evidence if tales of th…
Huang He
"Yellow River-China's sorrow" that stretches nearly 3,000 mil…
Chang Jiang
Yangzi River that cuts through central China-longest river in…
9 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 3 Section 2
rural
urban
city-state
Gilgamesh
countryside
city
consists of a city and all the countryside around it
One of Uruk's kings
rural
countryside
urban
city
10 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 8 Ancient Greece
Peninsula
Polis
Classical Age
Acropolis
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Greek word for city-state
Period marked by Great Achievements, began with the creation…
Fortress on top of a high hill
Peninsula
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Polis
Greek word for city-state
33 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 3 Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
canals
a large arc of rich, or fertile farmland extending from the P…
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
a way of supplying water to an area of land
human-made waterway
Fertile Crescent
a large arc of rich, or fertile farmland extending from the P…
silt
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
51 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 8 Ancient Greece
Peninsula
Ionian, Aegean and Mediterranean Seas
Minoans
Mycenaeans
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Three bodies of water that surround Greece
(2000BC-1400BC) They built an advanced society on Crete and w…
The first people to speak Greek and built fortresses on the G…
Peninsula
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Ionian, Aegean and Mediterranean Seas
Three bodies of water that surround Greece
17 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 2 Vocabulary 631
tool
Paleolithic Era
society
hunter-gatherer
any handheld object that has been modified to help a person a…
the first part of the Stone Age, the Old Stone Age
a community of people who share a common culture
people who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits…
tool
any handheld object that has been modified to help a person a…
Paleolithic Era
the first part of the Stone Age, the Old Stone Age
41 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 6 Ancient China
Huang He
Chang Jiang
Jade
Xia Dynasty
"Yellow River-China's sorrow" that stretches nearly 3,000 mil…
Yangzi River that cuts through central China-longest river in…
Hard gemstone
2200BC, archaeologists have not found evidence if tales of th…
Huang He
"Yellow River-China's sorrow" that stretches nearly 3,000 mil…
Chang Jiang
Yangzi River that cuts through central China-longest river in…
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 3 Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
canals
a large arc of rich, or fertile farmland extending from the P…
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
a way of supplying water to an area of land
human-made waterway
Fertile Crescent
a large arc of rich, or fertile farmland extending from the P…
silt
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
26 terms
Holt Ancient civilizations Chapter 7
judaism
Moses
exodus
Abraham
religion of the hebrews
the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across t…
the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt led b…
Founder of Judaism who, according to the Bible, led his famil…
judaism
religion of the hebrews
Moses
the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across t…
8 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 2 Vocabulary
tool
Paleolithic Era
society
hunter-gatherer
any handheld object that has been modified to help a person a…
the first part of the Stone Age, the Old Stone Age
a community of people who share a common culture
people who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits…
tool
any handheld object that has been modified to help a person a…
Paleolithic Era
the first part of the Stone Age, the Old Stone Age
14 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 3 Sections 1
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
Tigris and Euphrates
silt
a large arc of rich farmland that extends from the Persian Gu…
means "between the rivers" in Greek
rivers that are the most important physical features of Mesop…
a mixture of tiny rocks and rich soil... most important factor i…
Fertile Crescent
a large arc of rich farmland that extends from the Persian Gu…
Mesopotamia
means "between the rivers" in Greek
24 terms
Holt ancient civilizations chapter 14
1430s Policy change
Buddhism
Period of Disunion
compass
the Isolation/ when the Chinese isolated themselves
a religion that the Chinese look to during the Period of Disu…
The time of disorder that followed the collapse of the Han Dy…
an instrument that uses Earth's magnetic field to tell directon
1430s Policy change
the Isolation/ when the Chinese isolated themselves
Buddhism
a religion that the Chinese look to during the Period of Disu…
10 terms
Holt Ancient Civilization ch.2
يدرس
يلعب
يأكل
ينام
درس
لعب
اكل
نام
يدرس
درس
يلعب
لعب
28 terms
Holt ancient civilizations chapter 4
Cataracts
Delta
Menes
Pharoah
Also known as rapids along a river.
A triangle -shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a…
Egypt's first pharaoh who wanted to unify Upper and Lower Egy…
The title used for rulers of Egypt. They were thought of as k…
Cataracts
Also known as rapids along a river.
Delta
A triangle -shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a…
15 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 1 Uncovering the Past
history
archaeology
fossil
artifact
the study of the past
the study of the past based on what people left behind
part or imprint of something that was once alive
object created by and used by humans
history
the study of the past
archaeology
the study of the past based on what people left behind
15 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 1 Uncovering the Past
history
archaeology
fossil
artifact
the study of the past
the study of the past based on what people left behind
part or imprint of something that was once alive
object created by and used by humans
history
the study of the past
archaeology
the study of the past based on what people left behind
33 terms
Holt ancient civilizations chapter 4
Cataracts
Delta
Menes
Pharoah
Also known as rapids along a river.
A triangle -shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a…
Egypt's first pharaoh who wanted to unify Upper and Lower Egy…
The title used for rulers of Egypt. They were thought of as k…
Cataracts
Also known as rapids along a river.
Delta
A triangle -shaped area of land made from soil deposited by a…
18 terms
Holt Ancient civilizations Chapter 7
judaism
Moses
exodus
Abraham
religion of the hebrews
the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across t…
the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt led b…
Founder of Judaism who, according to the Bible, led his famil…
judaism
religion of the hebrews
Moses
the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across t…
15 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 1 Uncovering the Past
history
archaeology
fossil
artifact
the study of the past
the study of the past based on what people left behind
part or imprint of something that was once alive
object created by and used by humans
history
the study of the past
archaeology
the study of the past based on what people left behind
20 terms
Holt Ancient Civilization Chapter 8 Ancient Greece
Peninsula
Aegean Sea and Mediterranean Sea
Minoans and Mycenaeans
Polis
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Two bodies of water that surround Greece
Two earliest cultures that settled in Greece
Greek word for city-state
Peninsula
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Aegean Sea and Mediterranean Sea
Two bodies of water that surround Greece
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 11 Rome and Christianity
Cicero
Julius Caesar
Pompey
Marc Antony
Famous Roman orator who called on upperclass Romans to work t…
Roman general who became dictator for life. From 58-50BC he c…
Along with Julius Caesar and Crassus they ruled Rome for 10 y…
Caesar's former assistant who took control of Roman politics…
Cicero
Famous Roman orator who called on upperclass Romans to work t…
Julius Caesar
Roman general who became dictator for life. From 58-50BC he c…
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 10 The Roman Republic
Aeneas
Romulus and Remus
Republic
Dictator
Mythical Trojan hero who fled the fallen city of Troy for Ita…
Mythical twin brothers who are said to have founded Rome, des…
509BC, Romans created this government led by rulers elected b…
Ruler with almost absolute power, elected during time of war…
Aeneas
Mythical Trojan hero who fled the fallen city of Troy for Ita…
Romulus and Remus
Mythical twin brothers who are said to have founded Rome, des…
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 9 The Greek World
Cyrus the Great (c585-c529BC)
Calvary
Cambyses
strategy
A Persian emperor who conquered much of Asia Minor by letting…
A unit of soldiers who ride horses
Cyrus the Great's son who conquered Egypt, who only rules for…
Cyrus' military plan of attack, he would send in the cavalry…
Cyrus the Great (c585-c529BC)
A Persian emperor who conquered much of Asia Minor by letting…
Calvary
A unit of soldiers who ride horses
17 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 8 Ancient Greece
Peninsula
Minoans
Mycenaeans
Dark Age
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
(2000BC-1400BC) They built an advanced society on Crete and w…
The first people to speak Greek and built fortresses on the G…
After the decline of Mycenaens (1200BC), Greece slid into a p…
Peninsula
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Minoans
(2000BC-1400BC) They built an advanced society on Crete and w…
15 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 1 Uncovering the Past
history
archaeology
fossil
artifact
the study of the past
the study of the past based on what people left behind
part or imprint of something that was once alive
object created by and used by humans
history
the study of the past
archaeology
the study of the past based on what people left behind
18 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 8: The Hebrews and Judaism
Abraham
Moses
Exodus
Ten Commandments
God told him to leave his home in Mesopotamia. Took a long jo…
Led the Hebrew slaves out of Egypt in a journey called the ex…
A major event in Hebrew history. A long journey the Hebrew pe…
A code of moral laws.
Abraham
God told him to leave his home in Mesopotamia. Took a long jo…
Moses
Led the Hebrew slaves out of Egypt in a journey called the ex…
18 terms
Holt Ancient Civilization Chapter 8 Ancient Greece
Peninsula
Minoans and Mycenaeans
Polis
Classical Age
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Two earliest cultures that settled in Greece. One settled on…
Greek word for city-state
Period marked by Great Achievements, began with the creation…
Peninsula
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Minoans and Mycenaeans
Two earliest cultures that settled in Greece. One settled on…
97 terms
TJP: Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 2 review
tool
Paleolithic Era
society
hunter-gatherer
any handheld object that has been modified to help a person a…
the first part of the Stone Age, the Old Stone Age
a community of people who share a common culture
people who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits…
tool
any handheld object that has been modified to help a person a…
Paleolithic Era
the first part of the Stone Age, the Old Stone Age
29 terms
Holt Ancient civilizations Chapter 7 Judaism
judaism
Moses
exodus
Abraham
religion of the hebrews
the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across t…
the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt led b…
Founder of Judaism who, according to the Bible, led his famil…
judaism
religion of the hebrews
Moses
the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across t…
Holt Ancient Civilization Chapter 8 Ancient Greece
Peninsula
Minoans and Mycenaeans
Minoans
Mycenaeans
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Two earliest cultures that settled in Greece
(2000BC-1400BC) They built an advanced society on Crete and w…
The first people to speak Greek and built fortresses on the G…
Peninsula
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Minoans and Mycenaeans
Two earliest cultures that settled in Greece
56 terms
Holt Ancient Civilization Chapter 8 Ancient Greece
Peninsula
Ionian Sea, Aegean Sea and Mediterrane…
Minoans and Mycenaeans
Minoans
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Three bodies of water that surround Greece
Two earliest cultures that settled in Greece
(2000BC-1400BC) They built an advanced society on Crete and w…
Peninsula
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Ionian Sea, Aegean Sea and Mediterrane…
Three bodies of water that surround Greece
37 terms
Holt Ancient Civilizations Chapter 3 Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
canals
a large arc of rich, or fertile farmland extending from the P…
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
a way of supplying water to an area of land
human-made waterway
Fertile Crescent
a large arc of rich, or fertile farmland extending from the P…
silt
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
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