cueFlash

Glossary of ABeka History 7 - Unit 1, Chap. 2 Chapter Review

Start Studying! Add Cards ↓

An invasion by the ___ brought the Sumerian empire to an end in the 1900s B.C.
Amorites and Elamites
The chief god of the Canaanites was ___.
Baal
making the laws known
promulgation
one who makes men into gods
humanist
The city of ___ was the capital of this empire.
Babylon
one who worships many gods
polytheist
Rules people follow in living together.
laws
King ___ united all of Mesopotamia under a single empire.
Hammurabi
The land of ___ was the center of the ancient world.
Canaan
one who worships only one god
monotheist
The sun god ___ supposedly gave Hammurabi authority to make his code of laws.
Shamash
The chief god of Babylon who became the king of all the gods was ___.
Marduk
Jacob's son ___ was sold into slavery by his brothers.
Joseph
The valley of ___, also called Armageddon, will be the last battleground of world history.
Megiddo
Wedge-shaped ___ writing provided the world with perhaps the first written language.
cuneiform
the rule of one city or people over other cities or peoples
empire
A nation or people living in its own land with its own government is called a ___.
nation-state
all people who commit the same crime should be punished in the same way
equality under the law
The study of history is complicated by the ___ of mankind which occurred after the confusion of tongues at Babel.
dispersion
a group of people appointed by a ruler to help him govern
bureaucracy
The ___ was an arch-shaped stretch of land that was an excellent place for growing crops.
fertile crescent
The Sumerians were the first people known to have used the ___, a simple device which is now used by everyone almost every day.
wheel
Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob are called the ___, the "founding fathers" of the Jewish nation.
Patriarchs
Explain the division of history between years B.C. and years A.D.
B.C. means before Christ and A.D. is Latin for Anno domini, "in the year of our Lord." The first coming of Jesus Christ was so important that it became the man dividing point of history.
Why is the call of Abraham considered an important event in human history?
The call of Abraham marked the beginning of God's plan for the salvation of mankind. God chose Abraham to father a great nation, Israel, out of whom Jesus Christ, the Savior of mankind, would come.
God chose ____ to become the father of the nation of Israel.
Abraham
Abraham lived in the Sumerian city of ____ until God told him to start his journey.
Ur
The people of ___ irrigated their land with canals and developed written language.
Sumer
The Biblical name for the region of Sumer is ___.
Shinar
The name of the ___ River means "arrow."
Tigris
The name of the ___ River means "that makes fruitful."
Euphrates
The name ___ means "land between rivers."
Mesopotamia
Sargon was the king of ___.
Akkad
The god of the sky, ___, supposedly ruled all the other Sumerian gods.
Anu
The god ___ supposedly owned the city of Ur.
Nanna
King ___ is pictured as the builder of a ziggurat.
Ur-Nammu

Add Cards

You must Login or Register to add cards