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Chapter 7 Outline
|When did the Medes and the Persians migrate to Persia?
|Before 1000 B.C.E
|Where did the Medes and the Persians migrate from?
|What language did the Medes and the Persians speak?
|An Indo-Euopean language
|What civilization did the Medes and the Persians share a cultural trait with?
|What empires did they challenge?
|Assyrians and Babylonians
|How long did Cyrus the Achaemenid (the Shepherd) reign for?
|What happened in 558 B.C.E?
|Cyrus the Achaemenid became king of the Persian tribes
|When did Cyrus the Achaemenid gain control?
|Where did his vast empire extend to?
|From India to the borders of Egypt
|Who is Cyrus's son?
|How long did Cambyse reign for?
|When did Cambyse conquer Egypt?
|How long did Darius reign for?
|What was the capital during Darius' reign?
|Twenty-three satrapies were appointed by...
|The central government
|Local officials were from...
|Who enforced/checked Satraps' power?
|Xerxes reigned from...
|What did Xerxes do?
|Caused ill will and rebellions among the people in Mesopotamia and Egypt
|How long did the Persian war last for?
|Why did the war last 150 years?
|Persian rulers failed to put down the rebellion
|Who invaded Persia in 334 B.C.E.?
|Alexander of Macedon
|When was the battle of Guatemala?
|331 B.C.E (the end of Achaemenid empire)
|Alexander burned down which city?
|Who inherited most of Achaemenid after Alexander died?