Geography of Egypt

Delta

Cataract

Pharaoh

Dynasty

Vizier

Ramses

Hatshepesut

Old, Middle, New Kingdoms

Describe on major achievement of each of the Egyptian kingdoms

Egyptian gods

Mummification

Material from pyramid activity

Egyptian society and social classes

Hieroglyphics

Demotic

Papyrus

Scribes

Rosetta Stone

Describe the achievements in the Egyptian arts and learning

Describe Egyptian religious beliefs

Describe Egyptian social classes

Epic of Gilgamesh

Fertile crescent

Sumerian cities

Ziggurats

*Describe the Sumerian social classes

*Describe the Sumerian religious beliefs and practices

Cuneiform

Describe Sumerian advances in education

Sargon

Code of Hammurabi

Types of laws

Achievements of the Hittites and Assyrians

Nebuchadnezzar and achievements

Describe the Persian empire: religious beliefs, economic life

Satrap

*Contributions of the various people of the Fertile Crescent

Achievements of the Phoenicians

Why were they called "The carriers of civilization" ?

*Describe the religious beliefs of the Hebrew people

How were they unique ?

Define: monotheistic

Covenant

Prophet

Ethics

Diaspora

*Compare the ethical beliefs of the Hebrews to those of today – how are they similar ? Different ?

         

*= possible essay questions for test