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before writing
prehistory
written records
history
ended prehistoric times
writing
named after the tools used
stone age
all the ways of a peoples life
culture
change from nomadic to farming
neolithic revolution
Sumaririan writing
cuneiform
many gods
polythesism
main feature of civilization
cities
one god
monotheism
egyptian ruler
pharoh
egyptian writing
hieroglyphics
mesopotamia
fertile crescent
spread of ideas, technologies, from one country to another through trade, migration, and warfare
cultural diffusion
the after life
other world
loss of all earthly desire
nirvana
holy hindu writings
vadas
spirits inhabit everything
animism
separation begun by areans to maintain spiritual purity
caste system
being reborn based on your karma
reincarnation
governed govenments and support of gods for the ruler
mandate of heaven
hon test
civil service
indian numerals
arabic
concieved by india
zero
gupta india used this system
decimal
first italian settlers
latins
military city-state
spatra
spartan slaves
helots
alexander spread this culture
greek
develpoed democracy
athens
Iliad and Odyddey
homer
founder of Hellenistic Age
alexander
most famous athenian temple
parthenon
hill above the see
acropolis
questioning method
socrates
tital given to octavian
augustus
roman power shared between caesar and other generals
first triumvirate
pax romana
poman peace
eastern roman capital
constantinople
hanniblas home
carthage
first to use trigonomotry
hipparchus
father of geometry
euclid
founder of zoology
aristotle
heliocentric theory
aristarchus
theory of displacement
archimedes
fought between athens and sparta
peloponnesian war
athens emerged as the most powerful city-state
persian wars
early greeks
minoans
known for the trogean war
mycenaeans
fought to teach the athenians a lesson for their interferencein the ionian rebelion
marathon