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Glossary of Abeka 5th History Test 2

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The first three kings of Israel
Saul, David, and Soloman
Who were so involved in wickedness that they had no time for great accomplishments
Canaanites
Who made the most valuable contribution to the world
Phoenicians
______ was the last king of Lydia, a man famous for his great wealth
Croesus
What did the Phenicians make from murex
a purple dye
This small but prosperous country, _________ made the worlds first coins
Lydia
What city was important trading post in Northern Africa
Carthage
What do we call a powerful ruler that controls an empire
emperor
These people were among the first to build an empire for many years, men did not believe the bible claim that these people never existed
Hittites
The process of making coins is called __________
minting
Prophet sent be God to warn Ninevah was _________
Jonah
A _______ is a group of people traveling together with pack animals
caravan
Most important river in Israel
Jordan
Trade conducted by giving goods is ________
barter
Who eventually conquered the Persian Empire
Greeks
Who were fierce conquerors that had Ninevah as its capital city. they took captive 10 tribes of Israel
Assyrians
Under which babylonian king was daniel taken captive
Nebuchadnezzar
Who gathered the laws of his country and had them written down
Hammurabi
What place was famous for the hanging Gardens
Babylon
Why was the development of coins so important to trade in the ancient world?
The coins were stamped on both sides and was more difficult for someone to cut away some of the metal and easier to handle than bars
Why did the Bible come to be called "Biblos" or "The Book"
The Greeks got their papyrus from ships that came from the Phoenician city of Byblos, they called papyrus and the books made from it "biblos" Since the bible is the greatest of all books, people simply call it "The Book or Biblos"

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