The new kingdom was called Israel.
Solomon was the most powerful of the Hebrew kings. He built a trading empire with the help of his friend Hiram. (The king of the Phoenician city of Tyre.)
Israel was in the north and Judah was in the south.
Both Israel and Judah began paying tribute to Assyria. By paying tribunes Israel and Judah hoped to ensure that the mighty Assyrian empire would not attack.
Many of the survivors were exiled to Babylon.
End of two centuries of peace and prosperity known as the Pax Romana.
His plans for orderly succession failed. Civil war broke out immediately.
After the fall of Rome, Europe entered a period of upheaval and chaos, an era in which scholarship suffered.
He was the greatest physician of the Muslim world and, more than likely, of world civilization.
Muslim state controlled all of Arabia.
starting a civil war which various groups struggled for power.
From the Atlantic Ocean to the Indus River.
Chose the site for his capital on the west bank of the Tigris River.
It talked about creating a Jewish homeland in Palestine while protecting the "rights of existing non-Jewish communities".
For a partition of Palestine into a Palestinian state and a Jewish state.
long time leader of the Jews in Palestine, announced the creation of an independent Israel.
to push for the formation of a Palestinian state.
and recaptured some of the territory lost.
Became the first signed agreement between Israel and an
of civil disobedience called intifada or "uprising".
To grant the Palestinians self-rule in the Gaza Strip & the West Bank.
Netanyahu met with Arafat to work out plans for a partial Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank.
btwn Israel & the Palestinians seemed to get a boost.
at Camp David between Barak and Yasir Arafat.
high-ranking PLO official, Mahamoud Abbas.