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Who was king of Macedonia in 336 B.C.?
What British Isle Archeological site was built as an astronomical observatory around 1800 b.c.?
What Tunisian city was destroyed at the end of the 3rd Punic War?
What was the ancient Greek center of the world?

Ancient History

Ages of prehistory:

3,000,000 to 8,000 B.C..................................... Paleolithic (Early Stone Age)
8,000 to 2,700 B.C......................................... Mesolithic (Middle Stone Age)
2,700 to 1,900 B.C............................................. Neolithic (Late Stone Age)
1,900 to 500 B.C.................................................................... Bronze Age
500 to 51 B.C............................................................................ Iron Age

Four earliest centers of civilization:

Nile River valley
Indus River valley
Yellow River valley
Tigris and Euphrates Rivers Region

Human relative, extinct for 24,000 years......................................Neanderthal
Human relative found on Indonesian island.................. Flores Man (the Hobbit)
Earliest known walled city, c. 9,000 B.C.............................................. Jericho
Ancient Sumerian city............................................................................ Ur
Ancient North African city.............................................................. Carthage
Ancient Sicilian city....................................................................... Syracuse
Ancient empire of the Tigris River Valley................................. Assyrian Empire
Ancient people of Tigris-Euphrates region........................................ Sumerian
Capital of the Assyrian Empire......................................................... Nineveh
Civilization of southern Mesopotamia................................................ Sumeria
School formally founded by Aristotle in 334 b.c....................................Lyceum
Earliest known writing system (Sumerian)....................................... Cuneiform
Ancient city of Crete...................................................................... Knossos
Ancient city in Asia Minor..................................................................... Troy
Ancient land “between two rivers”............................................. Mesopotamia
Ancient Mesopotamian city................................. Babylon (on Euphrates River)
He created Hanging Gardens of Babylon ............................. Nebuchadnezzar II
Uruk king, 2500 B.C......................................................................Gilgamesh
Legal code giver of Babylon, c. 1780 B.C....................................... Hammurabi
Indo-European people of Turkey, c. 1900 B.C...................................... Hittites
Astronomical site in Britain, c. 1800 B.C....................................... Stonehenge
Ancient mariners from Tyre............................. Phoenicians (founded Carthage)
Civilization of Crete......................................................................... Minoan
Greek war in Asia Minor, c. 1260 B.C............................................. Trojan War
Games started in Greece, 776 B.C................................................... Olympics
Legal law giver to Athens, 621 B.C...................................................... Draco
Greek center of the world..................................................... Oracle at Delphi
Settlers of central Italy, 550 B.C.................................................... Etruscans
Sparta and Athens war starting 431 B.C............................. Peloponnesian War
King of Macedonia, 336 B.C............................................. Alexander the Great
Alexander’s father.......................................................... Phillip of Macedonia
Riddle Alexander solved........................................................... Gordian Knot
Central Asian nomads, 300 B.C.............................................................Huns
Site of great library, c. 290 B.C......................................... Alexandria (Egypt)
Rome-Carthage wars starting 264 B.C.......................................... Punic Wars
Carthaginian who invaded Italy, 218 B.C.......................................... Hannibal
Hannibal’s father.......................................................................... Hamilcar
Construction project in Egypt, c. 2600 B.C.............The Great Pyramid of Cheops
Egyptian Kingdom, 26th to 21st century B.C................................ Old Kingdom
Egyptian dynasty ruled from 323 to 30 B.C........................................ Ptolemy
Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt................................... Akhenaten
Akhenaten’s wife............................................................................Nefertiti
Ancient Egyptian “City of the Sun”................................................. Heliopolis
Ancient Egyptian capitals ...................................................Memphis, Thebes
Ancient Egyptian book, found in tombs................................ Book of the Dead
Ancient Egyptian obelisk.................................................. Cleopatra’s Needle
Egyptian insect talisman...................................................... Scarab (beetle)
Central Asia caravan route, c. 110 B.C............................................ Silk Road
Empire of Darius and Xerxes ................................................. Persian Empire
Persian throne.................................................................... Peacock throne
Ancient capital of Laconia................................................................ Sparta
300 Spartans leader..................................................................... Leonidas
Pass defended by 300 Spartans................................................ Thermopylae
Ancient Japanese warrior...................................... Samurai (those who serve)
Man-made relic.............................................................................. Artifact
Key artifact to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs........................ Rosetta Stone
Cuneiform Rosetta Stone............................................... Behistun Inscription
Original location of Elgin Marbles.................................................. Parthenon
Stone-building Indians of Central America........................................... Olmec
Civilization of southern Mexico........................................................... Aztec
Aztec capitol.......................................................................... Tenochtitlan
Civilization of Mexico and Guatemala................................................... Maya
Civilization of Peru............................................................................. Inca
Modern location of Ur and Palmyra....................................................... Syria
Modern location of Babylon.................................................................. Iraq