Explain the significance of the following. Click to reveal the answer and a page number in your text for more information:
1. Joshua
2. Abraham
3. Samuel
4. Philistines
5. Ark of the Covenant
6. Yahweh
7. Judas Maccabeus
8. national monolatry
9. "Babylonian Captivity"
10. Moses
11. diaspora
12. Minos
13. Saul
14. Heinrich Schliemann
15. eschatology
16. Michael Ventris
17. Deuteronomic Code
18. Dorians
19. Homer
20. Kingdom of Judah
21. Kingdom of Israel
Match the events or eras in Column I with the dates in Column II. Click the Key for the proper answer. (All dates are B.C.E. and most are approximate.)
1. Conquest of the Kingdom of Judah by the Babylonians
A. 63 B.C.E.
2. Conquest of Palestine by Alexander the Great
B. 1050 B.C.E.
3. Trojan War (Mycenaean conquest of Troy)
C. 1200 B.C.E.
4. Beginning of the Roman protectorate over Palestine
D. 586 B.C.E.
5. Accession of King David
E. 2200 B.C.E.
6. Philistine conquests in Canaan
F. 1250 B.C.E.
7. Dark Age in Greek history
G. 1005 B.C.E.
8. Invasion of Greek peninsula by Indo-European
H. 332 B.C.E.
9. Flourishing of Mycenaean civilization
I. 2000 B.C.E.
10. End of the United Hebrew Kingdom
J. 1500 B.C.E.
11. Minoan civilization begins
K. 933 B.C.E.


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