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Old 09-17-2006, 09:45 AM   #1
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Sunday special- ancient history

?? sunday special- ANCIENT HISTORY
1. Name the human relative that went extinct about 30,000 years ago.
2. Name the earliest known walled city, built about 11,000 years ago.
3. The Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic are all periods of what "age" of man?
4. The Assyrian Empire was centered in what modern-day country?
5. Name the king credited with building the hanging gardens of Babylon.
6. What's the modern-day name of the location of the ancient Minoan civilization?
7. What year did the first Olympic games take place in Greece?
8. What is the counting tool built by the Chinese around 550 b.c.?
9. Name the two city-states that fought each other in the Peloponnesian War (431 b.c.)
10. Who was the famous son of King Phillip of Macedonia?
11. Who was the Carthaginian General who invaded Italy by bringing his Army across the Alps in 218 b.c.?
12. Who were the ancient far eastern warriors whose name translates to "those who serve"?
13. What do Archeologists call an ancient made-made relic?
14. what was the find that lead to the deciphering of Egyptian Hieroglyphs?
15. Fill in the blanks;
The four earliest centers of civilization were the ---- river valley, the ----- river valley, the ------ river valley, and the ------ and --------- rivers region.
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1. NEANDERTHAL
2. JERICHO
3. STONE AGE
4. IRAQ
5. NEBUCHADNEZZAR II
6. CRETE
7. 776 B.C.
8. ABACUS
9. ATHENS AND SPARTA
10. ALEXANDER THE GREAT
11. HANNIBAL
12. THE SAMURAI
13. ARTIFACT
14. THE ROSETTA STONE
15. Fill in the blanks;
The four earliest centers of civilization were the -NILE river valley, the INDUS river valley, the YELLOW river valley, and the TIGRIS and EUPHRATES rivers region.

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