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Important Near East Personalities - Chapter Summary
The lessons in this chapter are designed to help you quickly review important historical figures from the ancient Near East. Through short and engaging lessons, you'll outline the biographies of key personalities from ancient Near East history. Upon completion of the chapter, you'll be familiar with important facts about the following historical figures:
- King Sennacherib
- King Xerxes
- Hannibal Barca
To help you retain the information you've studied, we've included self-assessment quizzes that follow each lesson. The chapter is available to access at any time of the day or night, which allows you to study whenever you have free time. Our instructors are available to answer your questions, and you can easily access these lessons on any device that has an Internet connection.
1. King Sennacherib: Facts, Accomplishments & Death
In this lesson we will learn about King Sennacherib. We will explore his building accomplishments, his foreign policy toward Babylon and Judah, and we will learn about his death. We will also highlight key themes and developments associated with him.
2. King Xerxes: Facts, Accomplishments & Death
Xerxes I was a very important figure in the ancient world. In this lesson, we're going to explore his life, his achievements, and his death and see how they impacted the Achaemenid Empire.
3. Hannibal Barca: History, Biography & Facts
Hannibal Barca was the greatest threat the Roman Republic ever faced. In this lesson, we're going to talk about Hannibal's life and career and see how he impacted ancient Rome.
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