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Flashcards - NY Regents - History of the Ancient Near East: Help and Review

Flashcards - NY Regents - History of the Ancient Near East: Help and Review
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acculturation
Acculturation explains the process of cultural change and psychological change that results following meeting between cultures
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Saul
Saul , according to the Hebrew Bible, was the first king of a united Kingdom of Israel and Judah
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Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence
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Cyrus the Great
Cyrus II of Persia , commonly known as Cyrus the Great"‰ and also called Cyrus the Elder by the Greeks, was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire
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Naram-Sin
Naram-Sin was a ruler of the Akkadian Empire, the third successor and grandson of King Sargon of Akkad
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Horus
Horus is one of the most significant ancient Egyptian deities
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Zeus
Zeus was the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who ruled as king of the gods of Mount Olympus
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Zeus
Zeus was the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who ruled as king of the gods of Mount Olympus
Horus
Horus is one of the most significant ancient Egyptian deities
Naram-Sin
Naram-Sin was a ruler of the Akkadian Empire, the third successor and grandson of King Sargon of Akkad
Cyrus the Great
Cyrus II of Persia , commonly known as Cyrus the Great"‰ and also called Cyrus the Elder by the Greeks, was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence
Saul
Saul , according to the Hebrew Bible, was the first king of a united Kingdom of Israel and Judah
acculturation
Acculturation explains the process of cultural change and psychological change that results following meeting between cultures
empire
Empire is an American musical drama television series created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong which debuted on January 7, 2015 on Fox
Sargon the Great
Sargon of Akkad was the first ruler of the Semitic-speaking Akkadian Empire, known for his conquests of the Sumerian city-states in the 24th to 23rd centuries BC
Cuneiform
Cuneiform script is one of the earliest systems of writing, distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, made by means of a blunt reed for a stylus
ziggurats
Ziggurats were massive structures built in the ancient Mesopotamian valley and western Iranian plateau, having the form of a terraced step pyramid of successively receding stories or levels
Zionism
Zionism is a nationalist political movement of Jews and Jewish culture that supports the re-establishment of a Jewish homeland in the territory defined as the historic Land of Israel
Kingdom of Judah
The Kingdom of Judah was an Iron Age kingdom of the Southern Levant
monotheism
Monotheism has been defined as the belief in the existence of one god or in the oneness of God

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