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3 Israelites The most influential of smaller Mid Eastern groups were the Jews, who developed the 1 st clearly developed monotheistic religion.The most influential of smaller Mid Eastern groups were the Jews, who developed the 1 st clearly developed monotheistic religion. The Jews, a Semitic people influenced by Babylonian civ, settled near the Mediterranean around 1200 B.C.E.The Jews, a Semitic people influenced by Babylonian civ, settled near the Mediterranean around 1200 B.C.E. Their history of Gods guidance of the Jews formed the basis for the Hebrew Bible.Their history of Gods guidance of the Jews formed the basis for the Hebrew Bible. The Jewish religion and moral code persisted even as the Jewish state suffered domination by foreign rulers.The Jewish religion and moral code persisted even as the Jewish state suffered domination by foreign rulers. Jewish monotheism sustained Jewish culture to the present, and served as the basis for the development of Christianity and Islam.Jewish monotheism sustained Jewish culture to the present, and served as the basis for the development of Christianity and Islam. No premium on converting non-Jews.No premium on converting non-Jews. God linked to ethical conduct.God linked to ethical conduct.

4 Yahwehs Covenant With His People The Torah The first 5 books of the Hebrew Bible. The most sacred text in the Jewish religious tradition. The first 5 books of the Hebrew Bible. The most sacred text in the Jewish religious tradition.

5 Father Abraham Hebrew Bible describes Jews as descendants of Abraham, who migrated from Mesopotamia to Palestine.Hebrew Bible describes Jews as descendants of Abraham, who migrated from Mesopotamia to Palestine.

6 Abrahams Geneaology ABRAHAM SARAH HAGAR Isaac Esau Jacob 12 Tribes of Israel Ishmael 12 Arabian Tribes

7 Ancient Palestine

8 Moses Drought in Palestine caused many Hebrews to migrate to Egypt, where they were enslaved by pharaohs.Drought in Palestine caused many Hebrews to migrate to Egypt, where they were enslaved by pharaohs. Here they remained in bondage until Moses led a mass exodus out of Egypt.Here they remained in bondage until Moses led a mass exodus out of Egypt. From there, they wandered back to Palestine.From there, they wandered back to Palestine.

9 Land of Goshen, Egypt

10 Moses Prince of Egypt Shepherd of His People

11 The Exodus

12 Route of the Exodus

13 Moses and the 10 Commandmets A new covenant with Yahweh

14 Kings of Israel 1 st king of the Israelites was Saul ( B.C.E.).1 st king of the Israelites was Saul ( B.C.E.). After his death, David reunited the Israelites, defeated the Philistines, and regained control over Palestine.After his death, David reunited the Israelites, defeated the Philistines, and regained control over Palestine. David made Jerusalem the capital, and unified the kingdom.David made Jerusalem the capital, and unified the kingdom. Davids son Solomon expanded trade and the kingdom itself. Israel reached its height of power under Solomon.Davids son Solomon expanded trade and the kingdom itself. Israel reached its height of power under Solomon. Kingdom of Israel declined after Solomons death, and the Jews fell to Babylonian captivity, and later the Persians.Kingdom of Israel declined after Solomons death, and the Jews fell to Babylonian captivity, and later the Persians.

15 King Davids Empire

16 Solomons Kingdom Solomons Kingdom

17 Recreation of Ancient Jerusalem

18 The Temple Mount, Jerusalem Today Solomons Temple Wall

19 Jerusalem: Reading the Torah

20 Herod the Greats Kingdom

21 Works Cited Images from: Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY, www. Powerpoinpalooza.netImages from: Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY, www. Powerpoinpalooza.net Adas, M., Gilbert, M.J., Schwartz, S.B., & Stearns, P.N. (2007). World civilizations: The global experience. (5 th ed.). New York: Pearson Education.Adas, M., Gilbert, M.J., Schwartz, S.B., & Stearns, P.N. (2007). World civilizations: The global experience. (5 th ed.). New York: Pearson Education.


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