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Ancient Thebes: History & Facts

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Thebes was more commonly known to ancient Egyptians by what name?

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1. What dynasty first moved the capital of Egypt to Thebes?

2. The Ramesseum, one of the largest mortuary temples built in the Theban necropolis, was built by whom?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to help you quickly assess your understanding of how Thebes came to be, how it prospered and what led to its decline. You will need to know specific dates and figures in Thebes' history to be able to pass the quiz.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • What the ancient Egyptians called Thebes
  • The dynasty that moved the capital of Egypt to Thebes
  • Who built the Ramesseum
  • To whom the temples in Thebes were built
  • Details about who sacked Thebes and in what year

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the building and growth of the city of Thebes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the fall of Thebes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the modern region where Thebes once stood

Additional Learning

To learn more about this city, review the accompanying lesson called Ancient Thebes: History, Facts & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Discuss the early history of Thebes
  • Describe the cultural and architectural growth of the city
  • Provide details about the decline of Thebes
  • Cite what remains of Thebes in modern times
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