Hist. Geo. of the Bible Exam 3 (Final) Exercises 14,15,16

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Section 1

Question Answer
Paul's 2nd Missionary Journey took him from Syria through Cilicia, Derbe, and _____, Phrygia, and then through ______, according to Acts 15:41 and B 16:6.Lystra, Galatia
Paul received a call from the Lord to go to ______, while at Troas.Macedonia
Paul crossed the Aegean Sea in a ship that stopped briefly at the island of ______ before entering the port at the city of _____, known as Kavalla today.Samothracia, Neapolis
Paul's first long stay in Macedonia was at the city of _____, although the first people to listen were not men, but women. ______, a seller of purple from Thyatira had a prayer meeting which listened to Paul, and a female ______ listened and was saved.Philippi, Lydia, Soothsayer
The "man" in Macedonia who was the first male convert in Macedonia was the Philippian ______ who possibly might not ever have me and heard Paul had it not been that Paul was ______ because the female ______ got saved and refused to continue serving her evil pimps.Jailor, arrested, Soothsayer

Section 2

Question Answer
Paul left Philippi and passed through _______ and ______ before arriving at the capital city of _______, so named after the half-sister of Alexander the Great who married ______, one of the 4 generals who took over Greek politics after the death of Alexander.Amphipolis, Apollonia, Thessalonica, Casssander
People at ______ were called more noble in their Christian growth because they ____________ to verify that what Paul said was true.Berea, searched the Scriptures
Athens was located in the Greek territory known as ______, less than 2 miles north of the seaport city of ______.Attica, Pereus
The city of ______ was visited next. It was located on the narrow isthmus that was the land bridge to the Peloponnesus peninsula. The ______ road went through the city and merchandise from the Corinthian and Salamis bay areas was funneled through the city.Corinth, Lechaion
A major geographical feature of the city of Corinth was the high plateau known as the ______ which rose to more than 2000 feet above the surface and had the pagan temple to _______ on top.Acrocorinth, Aphrodite.

Section 3

Question Answer
The place where Paul spent the longest stay of his missionary journeys was ______.Ephesus
Paul gave his great testimony that is mentioned in Acts chapter 20 at the sea-coastal town of ______ where he met with elders from the church at ______ in a meeting where he thought he might never see them again on earth.Miletus, Ephesus
When Paul was taken as a prisoner from Jerusalem to ______ the long trip required a brief overnight layover at the fortress caravansarie of ______.Caesarea, Antipatris.
Paul was imprisoned for _____ years at Caesarea during the governorships of _____ and ______.two, Felix, Festus.
The first ship Paul boarded was going to _______ so a change of ships took place at ______.Adramytium, Myra.

Section 4

Question Answer
Paul's second ship stopped for a time at the place called Fair Havens on the island of _____.Crete.
When the captain left Fair Havens he was attempting to reach _____ on the West side of the island, but a storm drove them off course and near the island of Clauda before they finally shipwrecked at the island of ________.Phoenix, Malta/Miletus.
When Paul arrived in Rome, he was placed in what is called his own ________, where he enjoyed unusual liberty and carried on a very effective ministry.hired house
List the names of the cities of the seven churches of Asia:Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamos, Thyatria, Sardis, Philadelphia, Laodicaea.
The Romans gained control of Israel in _____ when Pompey took over from the Maccabaeans.63BC

Section 5

Question Answer
The city of Jerusalem was destroyed, and the temple burned, in _____ when the Roman ruler, _____ defeated the Israelites.70AD, Titus.
The name, _______ was given to the land of Israel by the Roman Emperor, Hadrian, after he defeated the Bar Kochba revolt in 135AD. He also changed the shape of the city of Jerusalem by cutting out __________________.Palestine, the original Jebusite city and the upper city of David.
The Byzantine-Roman Christians built Christian Church buildings over sacred sites after the year _____.325AD
Muslim invaders defeated the Byzantines at Edrei in the Yarmuk valley in _____ and claimed victory over Jerusalem in _____.636AD, 638AD.
Successive families of the Muslims from 650AD were the _______ who reigned from Damascus unto ca. 750AD when they were replaced by the rule of the ______ who ruled from ______. The Egyptian ______ took their name from the name of the daughter of Mohammed and ruled from about _____ to 1050AD. They were replaced by the Seljuk Turks whose policies brought out the European attempt at recovery of control of the land.Omayyids, Abassids, Baghdad. Fatimids, 950AD

Section 6

Question Answer
The European attempt to recover control of Palestine was called the _____ which arrived at Jerusalem in ______ and brought European control over the land until the foolish leadership of Guy LeSagne led to their defeat at the __________ West of the Sea of Galilee in 1187AD at the hands of the Ayyubid leader, _____.Crusades, 1098AD, Horns of Hattin, Saladin.
The Muslim _______ ruled from Egypt from 1215AD to ______.Mamelukes, 1516AD.
The Mameluke leader, known at the Sultan _____ ended the presence of the Crusaders in the Palestine by defeating the sites of Caesarea and ________ in the 14th Century AD.Baibars, Akko/Ptolemais
The ______ Turks ruled the land of Palestine from _____ to ______ when they were defeated by the Allied forces. Under their leader, Suleiman, the current Old City walls of Jerusalem were built.Ottoman, 1516AD, 1917AD
With the Allied victories of WWI, in 1917AD, the ______ were given the mandate to police the area. They were tired of the frustrating wars and discontent and pulled out in 1947, leaving the way for the Jews to appeal for a national homeland and to declare the existence of the new state of Israel of May 14, _____ by David Ben Gurion.British, 1948AD.

Section 7

Question Answer
The Kingdom of Transjordan was established by Arab Bedouins from the Hijaz and the family of Hashem in _____, but was not declared to be the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan until _____.1946AD, 1950AD
Modern wars in Israel include the War of Independence in the years ________, the Sinai Crisis from Egypt in _____, the Six-day war in June of _____ where Jordan's West Bank, Egypt's Rafah and Al Arish areas, and the Syrian _______ were taken over by Israel.1948-1949AD, 1956AD, 1967AD, Golan Heights
In 1973 there was the ________ where Israel was unprepared because of their holiday; and in 1981 there was the war in the _____. While terrorism from Gaza, Lebanon, Syria, Ein Jenin, Ramallah, and other areas have persisted, an important peace accord came about in 1999AD which has brought ease of access and egress between the nations of Israel and Jordan.Yom Kiffur, Beka.
A Palestinian State now exists and includes such sites as Bethlehem, Gaza, Jericho, Ein Jenin, Nablus, and the large city just north of Jerusalem known as ______.Ramallah.

Section 8

Question Answer
List the appropriate names for the cities of Paul's 2nd missionary journey on the appropriate hand-drawn map that follows, and at the appropriate places.Page 69
List the appropriate names for the cities of Paul's 3rd missionary journey on the appropriate hand-drawn map that follows, and at the appropriate places.Page 71
Cite of the appropriate hand-drawn map that follows, and in appropriate places, the names of the stopovers Paul experienced on his trip to Rome.Page 73