In 2-3 paragraphs (at most) answer each of the following questions. Each question is worth 10 points. How were the religious beliefs of Mesopotamia and Egypt different and similar and what accounts for their similarities? What were some of the precursors to Zoroastrianism and what influence did it have on other western civilizations? What is Moral Dualism In what ways are the morals and commandments, as laid out in the Torah, reflective of ancient western civilizations generally and the political and social history of the Israelites in particular? Beyond military leadership and conquest, what was so great about Alexander the Great? How might he be perceived today and why?