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________ is a northern, urban, and commerce-centered state.
ISRAEL
Where were the Ten Commandments revealed?
MT. SINAI
Who creates a mini Hebrew empire and expands territory beyond Palestine?
DAVID
_______ is a southern, rural, and agricultural-centered state.
JUDAH
Israel is overrun by the ______ in the 8th century.
ASSYRIANS
_________ conquers Judah in the 6th century.
NEBUCHADNEZZAR
What is the Babylonian Captivity?
A TIME IN WHICH HEBREW LEADERSHIP IS HELD CAPTIVE BY NEBUCHADNEZZAR
The religion of the Hebrews is known as ________.
ETHICAL MONOTHEISM
What does Canonical meaN?
EACH BOOK OF THE BIBLE HAS BEEN APPROVED BY AUTHORITIES TO ACCEPT AS TRUTH AND SCRIPTURE
Were Assyrians pastoralists?
YES
Why did the Assyrians have a short-lived empire?
THEY WERE GOOD AT EMPIRE BUILDING BUT NOT MAINTAINING IT.
USED SYSTEMATIC CRUELTY IN THEIR OWN EMPIRE TO KEEP PEOPLE UNDER THEIR CONTROL > THE PEOPLE ROSE AGAINST ASSYRIAN EMPIRE
Who was the Persian empire created by in the 8th Century?
CYRUS
The Persian Administration was created by __________.
DARIUS
At the local level of Persian govt., the power is balanced between:
1. AUTHORITIES OF THE SATRAPY
2. LOCAL PEOPLE WHO LIVE THERE
What is the title of governors of the provinces in the Persian Empire?
SATRAPS
What did Darius do with taxation and coins?
REGULATED TAXES RATHER THAN SPUR OF THE MOMENT TAXATION
What is the Royal Road?
HAS STOPS EVERY 20-30 MINUTES SO TRAVELERS COULD FILL UP ON WHATEVER THEY NEEDED.
The Persian Society is highly stratified with:
1. ELITE
2. MERCHANTS, BEAURACRATS
3. SLAVES
What is the religion in which there are 2 principle gods: Ahura Mazda (god of goodness) and Ahriman (god of evil)?
PERSIAN RELIGION
ZOROASTRIANISM
Who is the god of goodness in Zoroastrianism?
AHURA MAZDA
Who is the good of evil in Zoroastrianism?
AHRIMAN
What causes the decline of the Persian Empire?
XERXES DEPARTS FROM POLICIES OF DARIUS, TRIES TO CONTROL GREEKS.
GREEKS REBEL AGAINST XERXES > PERSIAN WAR