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Transcript of Ancient Hebrews
Megan Kennedy and Alexandria Mares History Politics Culture Bibliography: Works Cited
Guisepi, Robert. "Hebrews, A History Of The Hebrews Including Solomon." Hebrews, A History Of The Hebrews Including Solomon. WorldHistoryCenter, n.d. Web. 01 Nov. 2012. <http://history-world.org/Hebrews.htm>.
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Spiro, Rabbi Ken. "History Crash Course #68: Timeline: From Abraham to the State of Israel." Aishcom. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Nov. 2012. <http://www.aish.com/jl/h/cc/48964541.html>. Geography Video Hamantaschen Cookie The hamantaschen cookie is a traditional cookie for a Jewish holiday, Pruim. It is based on the 3 pointed hat the villin of the story Esther, Haman, wore. Another translation of what the cookie sybolizes is the "ears of Haman" who the Jews defeated. The ancient Hebrews were nomads, meaning they moved form place to place, living in tents. Major possessions were:
- tent made of goat hair
- cooking supplies such as
spoons, knifes and bowl
- Bags made of animal skin
- Weapons such as spears as
well as bows and arrows The camps were usually
25 to 50 members, and were
usually all family. The chief
was the oldest or most respected
male of the camp. The chief made
decisions on where to go and more. Their source of power and social
status were the based on the livestock
you had. The animals included:
- Donkeys The ancient Hebrews had
a Mediterranean climate. They had long, hot, dry summers. Winters were short, cool, and rainy. Peninsulas, Straights, and Isthmus in their land. Since it was so hot, and the sun was always beating down on them, they wore special head dresses and tunics to protect their skin and eyes. The ancient Hebrews began with Abraham, who originated in Ur of Chaldees which was said to be next to the Euphrates river. in Sumer. The story goes that Abraham was commanded by God to lead his people out of Ur to Canaan. They wandered along a path that eventually got them to Canaan. The Hebrews didnt have as much of an impact
in the areas such as war or inventions. In fact one of the only Battles they fought
was the Battle of Gilboa. The were never
violent people, but struggled for their
freedom throughout history. Their main contribution to history was
religion and ethics, that changed many
thoughts of world wide civilizations
. They grew:
- Islam Bible Verses Commanded Abraham's Journey:
- “The Lord had said to Abram” Leave your native country, your relations and your fathers family and go to the land that I will show you.
- “So Abram departed as the Lord had instructed, and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old at the time when he left Haran. He took his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, and all his wealth- his livestock and all the people he had taken to his household at Haren- and headed for the land of Canaan. The Hebrews king was King David. They also followed Moses and Abraham. In their "tribes" the chief was followed as a leader. Fun Facts:
1) Hebrew is the origin of Yiddish
2) There are 2 million non-native and
200,000 native in the US alone
3) 7 million people in the world speak