Session 13–On Ancient History

HANDOUTS

13.1 Ancient History Timeline

13.2 – Contributions of Ancient Civilizations

13.3 – Cyrus – God’s Anointed Shepherd

13.4 – Cyrus Cylinder

13.5 – Assyria, Babylon and Persia Summary

13.6 – Rise of Western Culture & Philosophy (Classical Greece)

13.7 – The Greeks and the Jews

13.8 – Greece Summary

13.9 – Christians in Rome from Persecution to Prosperity

13.10 – Rome Summary

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

13.11 – Egyptian Empire (New Kingdom Era) – Overview

13.12 – Timeline of Events & Kingdoms in Ancient Egypt

13.13 – Assyrian Empire 746-609 BC

13.14 – Timeline of Events & Rulers of the Assyrian Empire

13.15 – Babylonian Empire (Neo-Babylonain Empire) 609-539BC

13.16 – Timeline of Events & Rulers of Babylonian Empire

13.17 – Persian Empire [Achimenid Empire] 550-330BC

13.18 – Timeline of Events & Rulers of the Persian Empire

13.19 – Greek Empire [Macedonian Empire] 336-323BC

13.20 – Timeline of Events & Rulers in the Classical Period – including Greek Empire

13.21 – Timeline of Events & Rulers in Greece

13.22 – Greek Mythology

13.23 – The Rise of the Greek Empire

13.24 – Roman Empire (Roman Republic until 27 BC)

13.25 – Timeline of Events & Rulers of Rome

13.26 – Roman Mythology

MULTIMEDIA RESOURCES

SESSION QUESTIONS

What was a Pharaoh in Ancient Egypt?

The Pharaoh was a god-like king who ruled over all Egypt.

What were the names of the Hebrew Northern Kingdom and Southern Kingdom?

Northern Kingdom of Israel and the Southern Kingdom of Judea.

Who was King Sargon II?

The King of Assyria who conquered the Northern Kingdom of Israel.

Who was King Nebuchadnezzar II?

The King of Babylon who conquered the Assyrians and the Southern Kingdom of Judea.

What was the Babylonian Exile?

The time of captivity during which the Jews were removed (exiled) to Babylon.

Who was King Cyrus?

The King of Persia who conquered the Babylonians.

Who was Alexander the Great?

The King of the Greeks who conquered the Persians.

Who was Julius Cesar?

The First Emperor of Rome.

Who was Cesar Agustus.

The Roman Emperor during the time of the birth of Jesus Christ.

Who was Pontius Pilate?

The Roman Governor in charge of Judea who ordered the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

Who was Tiberius Cesar?

The Emperor of Rome during the time of the death of Jesus Christ.