World History Review Iron Age to Ancient Greece

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World History: Quiz Review

Assyria, Neo-Babylonian Empire, Persian Empire, Ancient Greece

Know the basic facts (who, what, when, where) about the following names or terms.

People Groups

Assyrians Israelites Judeans / Jews Magi Medes Persians Philistines Phoenicians Sea Peoples

Places and Geography

Aegean Sea Ashur Assyria Athens Corinth Ecbatana Hellespont Ionia Israel Jerusalem Judah Lachish Lydia Macedonia Media Nineveh Persepolis Persia Sardis Sparta Susa Tema Thebes (Greece) Thrace

Kingdoms and Empires

Kingdom of Media Kingdom of Lydia Neo-Assyrian Empire Neo-Babylonian Empire Persian Empire

Kings and Rulers

Artaxerxes I Ashurbanipal Astyges Bardiya / Smerdis Cambyses II Croesus Cyrus (II) the Great Darius (I) the Great David Esarhaddon Hezekiah Jehu Leonidas Nabopolassar Nabonidus Nebuchadnezzar Pericles Sargon II Saul Sennacherib Shalmaneser III Shalmaneser V Solomon Solon Tiglath-Pileser III Xerxes I Zedekiah

People

Atossa Belshazzar Harpagus Hystaspes Mandane Zoroaster

Deities

Ahura Mazda Angra Mainyu Apis Asshur Marduk (or Bel) Nabu Sin

Artifacts

Behistun Inscription Cyrus Cylinder Lachish Reliefs Ishtar Gate lamassu statues Oxus gold chariot Sennacherib’s Prism

Terms

archon democracy ephor hoplite phalanx polis (city-state) sarissa satrap / satrapy siege tyrant vassal

Events

722 BC Fall of Israel to the Assyrians 612 BC Fall of Nineveh to the Babylonians and Medes 586 BC Fall of Jerusalem to the Babylonians 546 BC Conquest of Lydia by Persia 539 BC Fall of Babylon to Persia 530 BC Death of Cyrus the Great 525 BC Conquest of Egypt by Persia 522 BC Death of Cambyses II and rise of Darius to power 490 BC Battle of Marathon 480 BC Battle of Thermopylae 479 BC Battle of Plataea

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