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Trojan War
war betwen troy
Dorians
settle in greece after mycenaeans bronze age
Mycenaeans
Settled on greek mainland 2,000 BC
Socrates
Greeks should question
Philip 11
king of macedonia
Plato
The Republic
Aristotle
scientific method
Demonsthenes
orator warn macedonia
darius 111
king of persia alexander defeated him
city in egypt at nile river
Alexandria
Alexander the great
son of philip conquers persian empire
Hellenistic
greek culture blended egyptian persian indian
macedonia
kingdom north of greece cold
Hatshepsut
ruler during new kingdom declared pharoah herself
Thutmose 111
murdered stepmom hatshepsut rules
ramses 11
pharaoh of new kingdom built temples
piankhi
kushite king conquered egypt
hyksos
nomadic invaders reuled egypt
kush
nubian kingdoim emerges regional power
meroe
kushite city trade center
nineveh
assyria's capital
Assyria
northern part of mesopotamia
New Kingdom
starts when the egyptians overthrow the hyksos
Chaldeans
They united with the Medes to defeat the Assyrians and made babylon their capital
Satraps
Governors who ruled province under Darius' reign
Cyrus
Persian king who started to conquer kingdoms in what is now Iran in 550 BC takes over fertile cresent
Yin and Yang
Two powers that represent the natural rhythms of life
Daoism
Phiosophy in 6th century BC that stressed a search for knowledge and understanding on nature
Hittites
indo-european people occupied Anatolia
Aryans
Indo-europeans crossed mountains and entered indus valley
Phoenicians
powerful trading civilization on Mediterranean
Minoans
seafaring people, dominated trade from Crete
INdo-europeans
Group of seminomadic people came from grasslands north of caucasus mts.
Nirvana
buddhas word 4 release from pain and selfishness
caste
social groupings of the aryans in india
torah
the first five books of the hebrew bible
karma
good or bad deeds, influenced one's life
brahmin
priest in aryan society
Jainism
Religion founded by Mahavira, everything in universe has soul
Vedas
Sacred literature of Aryans
Israel
Kingdom of hebrews, led by saul then david and solomon
Anatolia
huge peninsula , now Turkey
Canaan
area of palestine that is ancient home of Hebrews
Silt
thick bed of mud from floods
Loess
Yellowish silt in China
Fertile Crescent
curved shaped land area between persian gulf and medditerranean sea
delta
marshy triangular area of land
irrigation
ditches that carry water to farm fields
city-state
city and surounding land it controlls
theocracy
gov. with ruler as a divine figure
dynasty
series of rulers from a single family
polytheisim
belief in many gods
empire
several peoples nations or states under control of ruler
cultural diffusion
The process of a new idea or product spreading from one cultre to another
Menes
strong willed king of upper egypt, united all egypte
hammurabi
Ruler of Babylonian empire who codifid laws
mandate of heaven
justification that the chinese rulers authority came fromm heaven
mummification
egyptain practice of embalming corpse
Culture
a people's unique way of life
artisans
skilled workers who made goods by hand
domestication
taming of animals
artifacts
remains such as tools, jewelry, handmade objects
barter
trading goods and services w/ out money
hominid
humans and other walking upright creatures
scribe
professional record keepers
nomads
wanderers
institution
long-lasting pattern of organization in a community
institution
long-lasting pattern of organization in a community
specialization
skills in a specific kind of work
cuneiform
a wedge shaped system of writing
paleolithis age
the old stone age was
the neolithic age
the new stone age was
neolithic revolution
the agricultural revolution is also known as the
bronze age
a historical age that started in sumer around 3000 bc was the
Jesus
born in Bethlehem in Judea started a public ministry at the age of 30
Constanie
Roman emperor who announced the end of Christian persecution in the Roman Empire
Paul
apostle who influence Christianity's development wrote epistles
Perter
first apostle led others in spreading the teachings
Diocletian
army leader and emperor. gave limited freedom and workers had jobs for life
Mercenary
foreighn soldiers who fought for money
inflation
a drastic drop in the value of money
attila
leader of the huns
alaric
leader of the visigoths
aqueducts
deisgned by engineers to bring water to cites and towns