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Social Studies Choiceboard Assignment: Greece

Keegan Jarrell 
Mr. Fritz's 4th Pd 
In the Old Testament of the Bible, the Hebrew patriarch from whom all Jews trace their decent. God tested his loyalty by demanding he sacrifice his son, Isaac. He is esteemed by Muslims who regard him as the ancestor, through his son Ishmael, of the Arabs.
Clear and ordered thinking, people should think about their actions and how they will affect others.
This young prince claimed the throne and killed his rivals for power, once in control, he worked to restore order in Persia, improved society, and expanded the the empire.
A set of biblical laws relating to ethics and worship, which play a fundamental role in Judaism and Christianity.
A plan for fighting a battle of war.
The belief in only ONE God.
Phillip's son, at age 20 he became a brilliant military commander and built one of the greatest empires in history.
A student of Socrates, he created a school to which students, philosophers, and scientists could come to discuss ideas.
A time for the Jews to remember the Exodus.
Recounted in the Bible, this story tells of the oppression of the Israelites as slaves in Egypt, their flight from the country led by Moses and their journey through the wilderness for forty years before settling in the "Promised Land."
Son of David, he, too, was a strong king and built the Temple to God in Jerusalem.
A fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior.
The two most sacred of Jewish holy days; Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
King of Macedonia and a brilliant military leader, his armies defeated Greece.
A student of Plato, and one of the greatest Greek thinkers, he taught that ppl should live lives of moderation, or balance, based on reason.
He is considered one of the most important religious leaders in world history; claimed by the religions of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Baha'i as a prophet of God and the founder of monotheistic belief.
Greek-like, combined elements of Persian, Egyptian, Syrian and other cultures with Greek ideas.
A war between Athens and Sparta in the 400's BC.
The Law of God a revealed to Moses on Mount Sinai and recorded in the first five books of the Hebrew scriptures.
The religion of the Hebrews and Israelites; practiced by Jews today.
An ancient collection of texts which includes the oldest known biblical manuscripts dating back 2000 years.
An ancient Greek thinker, philosopher, teacher who valued the search for knowledge.
A Greek doctor who studied causes of and treatments for diseases. He taught how doctors should behave.
A series of wars between Persia and Greece in the 400's BC.
A jewish house of worship.
He ruled the largest empire he world had ever seen by letting the people he conquered retain their own customs.
A political movement of rebellious Jews who sought to incite the people of Judea to rebel against the Roman Empire and expel it from the Holy Land by force.
A set of commentaries and discussions about the Torah and the Hebrew Bible, a rich source of information for young scholars to debate.
Son of Darius, he also led the Persian army to attack Greece.
The dispersal of the Jews outside of Israel and Judah.
People who are regarded as being in contact or receiving messages from God for the purpose of delivering or teaching the message to people.
A Greek mathematician who studied lines, angles, and shapes; geometry.
Once a small shepherd boy, he slew the Phillistine giant Goliath with his slingshot, and eventually became the First King of the Israelite tribes.