Gov. test 1
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Gov. test 1
gov. test 1-14-10
The epicenter, gods time piece, israel
once called Canaan, Land of Israel and then _____
Hadrian changed the name of the province to ______.
why did Hadrian change the name of the province?
to dissociate the country from its Jewish identity
Israel is a narrow strip of land between the _______ and the ______.
Mediterranean sea desert
______ was during the time of Abraham (4,000 years age)
What religions have battled to capture and hold the holy territory?
Jewish Christian and Muslim
________have fought the Canaanites, Philistines, Assyrians, Babylonians, Hellenists, Romans, Muslim armies and the Crusaders
Even thought they were exiled they were still able to maintain their ________
In the 20th century Muslim Turks were driven out by who?
The British, in turn, were driven out by groups of ____________ and_________
Zionist and Palestinian Arabs
Jews who come home
Israel is part of a land bridge connecting _________ to ________
Israel is an important trade route between _______ and _______
Egypt and Mesopotamia
Who was the first king of Israel in the 11th century?
- 2nd king
- makes Jerusalem the capital
- brings the temple/ the arch of the covenant to Jerusalem
- begins conquest of territories form Southern Syria to Eilat
builds first temple in Jerusalem --> Golden Age of Israelite culture and power
After Solomon dies the empire splits into what two sections?
Kingdom of Israel in the north and kingdom of Judah in the south
Who conquer Israel in the late 8th century? and what was the outcome
10 tribes of northern Israel were taken into captivity and never returned
razed the temple
deported many Jews to Mesopotamia ---> Israel captive in Babylon
The aftermath of king neb led to what?
King Cyrus permitted the Jews to return to Jerusalem and to reveal the 2nd temple --> 2nd temple is built
What happened during the Roman period?
the second temple that Cyrus built Herod rebuilt and enlarged temple on a grand scale, covered in gold
last major thing to happen before the birth of Jesus Christ
How was Jerusalem destroyed and who destroyed it and what year?
Titus burned the temple with the rest of Jerusalem in 70 A.D. (after the birth of Jesus)
In 622 the birth and rise of _____ occurred in the Middle East?