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					Far Away Places; StrangeSounding Names
An Introduction to Ancient Civilizations

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• Some Places We Will Visit • Some Things We Will See • Some People We Will Meet

Ancient Mesopotamia
• Mesopotamia mean “land between the
rivers.” • What are the names of these two rivers?

Tigris and Euphrates

More Mesopotamia
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This “mountain in the desert” Was built by King Nebuchadnezzar To soothe his wife’s homesickness What was it?

Hanging Gardens

Much More Mesopotamia
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This king Issued laws Based on the concept of “An eye for an eye. . .” His name was?
Hammurabi

Ancient Egypt
• The three great pyramids still exist • After 45 centuries • The are located at a place called?

Giza

More Egypt
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This monument Had the body of a lion The head of a king It was called the?

Sphinx

Much More Egypt
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This woman pharaoh Ruled while wearing a false beard As a symbol of her authority Her name was?
Hatshepsut

Ancient Greece
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This ancient Greek city Was a center of Learning, culture and beauty Its name was ?
Athens

More Greece
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This temple Built to honor the goddess Athena Was located on the Acropolis Its name was ?

Parthenon

Much More Greece
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This great military leader Conquered a large empire Died at age 33 His name was ?
Alexander the Great

Ancient Rome
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This area of ancient Rome Had temples, palaces, And government buildings It was called the ?

Forum

More Rome
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Roman society Was divided into two groups The wealthy, upper class And the common and poor These were called ?
Patricians and Plebeians

Much More Rome
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This military leader Summarized his conquest of Gaul With three phrases: “I came, I saw, I conquered” His name was ?
Julius Caesar

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