Ancient Middle East, 1800-323 BC

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    The Ancient Middle East

    Time Line ... 1800 BC Hebrews move to Canaan

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Ancient Israel

    Ancient Israel History Probably about 1800 BC, a Semitic people later called the Hebrews migrated from the Mesopotamian city of Ur to Canaan, where they settled on a narrow slice of land between the Dead Sea and the Mediterranean. Very little is known about their ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The Ancient Phoenicians

    The Phoenicians Unlike the Hebrews, who came to the area from Mesopotamia, the Phoenicians were the descendants of the original settlers of Canaan. The age of Phoenician supremacy began around 1200 BC in present-day Lebanon, just north of the Kingdom of Israel. ...

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    The Persian Empire

    The Persian Empire The first Persians came to the Fertile Crescent around 2000 BC from the north (present-day Russia). Many of them settled on the Iranian plateaus, where they bred cattle and horses; others roamed farther east, eventually finding their way to the ...

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    The Ancient Middle East Practice Test

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