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The Middle East History/Story. The Age of Cultures and Nations Sumerians Sumerians Acadians Acadians Babylonians Babylonians Assyrians Assyrians 4th millennium.

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1 The Middle East History/Story

2 The Age of Cultures and Nations Sumerians Sumerians Acadians Acadians Babylonians Babylonians Assyrians Assyrians 4th millennium BC: Egyptians (the Pharaohs), The cradle of Civilization The cradle of Civilization The Fertile Crescent The Fertile Crescent The Levant The Levant Phoenicians Phoenicians Israelites Israelites The Age of Cultures and Nations Sumerians Sumerians Acadians Acadians Babylonians Babylonians Assyrians Assyrians 4th millennium BC: Egyptians (the Pharaohs), The cradle of Civilization The cradle of Civilization The Fertile Crescent The Fertile Crescent The Levant The Levant Phoenicians Phoenicians Israelites Israelites

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4 The Age of Empires The Persian Empire ( 6 th Century BC) (Achaemenids) (Achaemenids) The Macedonian Empire ( 4 th Century BC) The Macedonian Empire ( 4 th Century BC) (Alexander the Great) (Alexander the Great) The Parthian Empire ( 3rd Century BC) The Parthian Empire ( 3rd Century BC) (Arsaces I) (Arsaces I) The Roman Empire ( 1st Century BC) The Roman Empire ( 1st Century BC) (Augustus) (Augustus) The Byzantine Empire (4 th Century AD) The Byzantine Empire (4 th Century AD) (324 AD-Constantine, Eastern Roman Empire) (324 AD-Constantine, Eastern Roman Empire) and successor kingdoms such as Ptolemaic Egypt and the Seleucid state in Syria.Ptolemaic EgyptSeleucidSyria The Persian Empire was later revived by the Parthians in the 2nd century BC and continued by the Sassanids from the 2nd century AD. This empire would dominate part of what is Middle East region until the Islamic conquest of Persia in the 7th centuryParthiansSassanidsIslamic conquest of Persia

5 The Age of Empires II The Arab Empire (7 th Century) The Caliphates (Rashidun, Umayyad) The Caliphates (Rashidun, Umayyad) The Seljuk Empire (11 th Century) The Seljuk Empire (11 th Century) Turgul I Turgul I The Mamluk Empire (13 th Century) The Mamluk Empire (13 th Century) Ahmad Ibn Tulun Ahmad Ibn Tulun The Ottoman Empire (15 th Century) The Ottoman Empire (15 th Century) Selim I (the Excellent) Selim I (the Excellent) The First World War The First World War 1917: Great Britain defeats the Turks 1922: British Mandate over Palestine begins


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