WH Ch 2-3/4

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WH Ch 2-3/4

  1. 1. New Centers of Civilization Ch 2 3-4
  2. 2. Phoenicians  Lived in Palestine along Med Sea  Became an international sea traders  Set up colonies in the Med Sea  Best known for alphabet….passed on to Greeks, to Romans and eventually to us.
  3. 3. Israelites  Had a monotheistic religion called Judaism  Were south of the Phoenicians  Started as one large kingdom in Palestine  Jerusalem was the capital  King Solomon was the great leader
  4. 4. After Solomon Died  Israel separates into two kingdoms  Israel to the North  Judah to the South  Made them weak….divided  Israel was overtaken and its people scattered
  5. 5. Spiritual Israel  Judaism—name given to religion of Jews  Believed in one God (monotheism)…..Yahweh  Had a covenant with Yahweh called the 10 Commandments
  6. 6. Assyrians First to use iron weapons Conquered many other lands with their mighty army Tortured many of the lands they conquered Fell to King Nebuchadnezzar and the Chaldeans
  7. 7. Chaldeans  Rebuilt Babylon  Had Hanging Gardens  Lasted until 539 B.C.  Were overtaken by the Persians
  8. 8. Persians  Cyrus created a large empire  He was called Cyrus the Great  Divided empire up into 20 provinces called satrapies  Ruled by a governor called a satrap  Had a road that made travel easy in the empire  Called the Royal Road—from Lydia to Susa
  9. 9. Fall of the Empire  After the last great king, Darius—other Persian kings became isolated  Rulers became greedy and over taxed the people. The subjects of the kingdom started to revolt  Eventually overtaken by Alexander the Great
  10. 10. Persian Religion  Zoroastrianism was the religion  Monotheistic  Ahuramazda was the supreme god who gave all humans the freedom to choose between right and wrong  At the end of the world the final separation of good and evil would occur

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