IDENTIFICATIONS & QUESTIONS: WEEK II
Ramses II The Great*
Cyrus the Great
The Ancient Middle East
The Babylonian Empire
The Assyrian Empire*
The Chaldean Empire
The Persian Empire
Why was the boundary stone set by Ningirsu and Shara? Why did Ush, ruler of Umma, seize the boundary stone? With what justification did Ningirsu make war on Umma?
How does Eannatum, ruler of Lagash, attempt to protect his territory? Was was the final result of the conflict between the cities of Umma and Lagesh? How is Urlumma, ruler of Umma, described?
How does Entemena of Lagash "incorporate" Umma into his rule? With what result?
What was the extent of Sargon's Empire? How is it described?
How is Sargon described? What is the final result of his rule?
Who is Ahmose Pen-Nekhbet? What is his occupation and social standing?
What are the chief accomplishments of Pen-Nekhbet?
How does King Sennacherib describe himself? What are the qualities that he lists?
How does Sennacherib deal with his allies and his enemies?
What was the outcome of Sennacherib's Judaean campaign?