A Jew and a Muslim playing chess in 13th century al-Andalus. El Libro de los Juegos, commissioned by Alphonse X of Castile, 13th century. Madrid, (Wikimedia Commons)

Ancient and Medieval History Quiz

How much do you know about the main Jewish figures and events, from the Bible to the dawn of modernity?

The history of ancient and medieval Jewish communities reveals the origins of Judaism as we know it. How much do you know about the main Jewish figures and events, from the Bible to the dawn of modernity?

Question 1 of 10
Who succeeded Solomon as King of Judah?
Question 2 of 10
Rabbi Shlomo Yitzhak is better known as whom?
Question 3 of 10
What holiday commemorates the success of the Maccabean Revolt?
Question 4 of 10
The Second Temple was built while Jerusalem was being ruled by what empire?
Question 5 of 10
What happened in the Land of Israel in the early seventh century?
Question 6 of 10
What is the Zohar?
Question 7 of 10
In what town was King David born in?
Question 8 of 10
According to the Bible, who was Isaac's father?
Question 9 of 10
Khosrow II Parviz, who took over Jerusalem in 614 CE, was part of what empire?
Question 10 of 10
The construction of the Second Temple was completed in what year?

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