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history chapter 3

the middle east

what are the 3 great monotheistic religions islam, judaism, christianity
prophet who warned assyrians of God's judgement jonah
prophet taken captive by babylonians daniel
who supplanted the persians in 334 bc macedonians
the romans conquered the remaining macedonian lands in 30 bc
eastern roman empire was called byzantine
conquered and ruled much of middle east from 1300 to WWI ottoman turks
during islamic expansion, muslims attempted but failed to conquer constantinople
period of islamic expansion ad 632-ad 750
significant that byzantine empire stopped muslim empire when it did because european nations were unable to defend themselves at the time
asia minor hittite empire
fertile crescent and northern egypt assyrian empire
world's first great library assyrian
first postal system persian
2000 bc old babylonian
tiglath pileser I assyrian
iron weapons hittite
capitol city was ninevah assyrian
destroyed jersalem in 586 bc new babylonian
stretched from egypt to india persian
xerxes persian
began in 539 bc persian
was at its height in 1400 bc hittite
mesopotamia old babylonian
fertile crescent, including southern kingdom of judah new babylonian
place value notation old babylonian
queen esther persian
nehemiah persian
hammurabi's code old babylonian
Iraq's capital baghdad
Iran's capital tehran
egypt's capital cairo
israel's capital jerusalem
religion of islam; god they worshiped holy book, holy city, highest prophet, followers are called, how followers belive salvation is acheived allah(god), korah(book), mecca (city), muhammed(prophet), muslims(followers), daily fasting, prayers, and pilgrimage (acheived)
Created by: madi