Check Your Understanding Questions
Use the map provided to identify the following empires at their height: Hammurabi’s Empire, the Hittite Empire, the Neo-Assyrian Empire. Match A, B, and C to the respective empire.
What led to the fall of the Neo-Assyrian Empire in the late seventh century BCE?
What methods did Near Eastern kingdoms, city-states, and empires use to gather intelligence about their neighbors, rivals, and vassals?
What were the consequences of the Hyksos migrations?
How did Egypt maintain its influence in Canaan during the New Kingdom?
Describe the scale of the Persian Empire during the reign of Darius I.
What are some similarities between Christianity and Zoroastrianism?
What evidence supports the existence of the united monarchy of Israel?
How did the Babylonian exile affect the faith of the Judeans?