1. Name the three major Hellenistic kingdoms and at least three traits they shared in
Ptolemaic Egypt, Seleucid Empire, and Anitgonid Macedonia were all generals of
Alexander the Great, who took over various parts of his
1. Name and briefly describe at least three social characteristics of the Germanic peoples
entering Roman territory in the fourth and fifth centuries.
Germans were grouped by tribe, clan, or family. Ten or twenty families formed
1. By 1500, armies traded lances and swords for arquebus and pikes, then to muskets and
bayonets. Around 1400, the Ottoman Turks employed metal workers to construct
cannons, which led them to victory at Constanople in 1453. In
1. The assembly was the first political institution of the early polis, and had origins from other
times. Even the Neolithic people had a sort if assembly that approved the actions of warlords. In
the early Hittie society they w
1. There were many characteristics of the earliest cities of the West. One was the large city
walls. The city of Uruks walls were up to 12 feet thick. These walls kept out intruders
and helped rulers guard and mainta
1- Humanist thinkers challenged the dominance of the church and Christians were skeptical
of the church and its leaders. To pay for the rebuild of Rome, heavy taxes were imposed
creating more burdens on the struggling peasant. T
1. Name and briefly describe at least three classical authors revived by Renaissance
It was Cicero that the humanists first learned of Platos immense importance.
Plato was translated into Latin and printed for circulat
1. List and briefly describe three reasons for constant sufferings of the peasantry.
Peasants were constantly struggling to survive. The soil was stubborn and
unpredictable. There was famine and the peasants and their families m
1. Name and briefly describe at least four major steps in the development of Judaism from
After many years of exile, Cyrus the Great became King of Persia and allowed the
Jews to return to their homeland. Ov
1. List at least 3 facets of the increased use of money in late medieval Europe.
Merchants became traveling dealers rather than just peddlers. They would
purchase goods at fairs in Western Europe and returned to sell the product