The Ideology Of The Han Empire

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Around three hundred BCE to thirty CE the powerful and globalizing Han and Roman Empire began to flourish. In East Asia, the Han Empire was built on the building blocks of Qin, which established a bureaucratic imperial model and social order. Similarly, to the Han Empire, at the other end of Afro-Eurasia, the Roman Empire became an influential superpower exerting far-reaching authority. Both empires encountered enemies in violent war and resulted victorious. Each respective Empire encompassed distinct, but similar bureaucracies, ideologies, and imperial policies. Nonetheless, they also embrace great overarching similarities between both monumental Empires.

In China, the Han dynasty thrived from two hundred and six BCE to two hundred and
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In the Han Dynasty an overarching belief system was present in low and high social classes, Confucianism. Although there were several people who practiced Confucianism, there were some people who practiced forms of a dynamic Chinese religion. Thins such as imperial cults, magic, and sorcery reinforced interest in astronomical omens such as supernovas, lunar and social eclipse, and meteors. The masses of the Han Empire believed that the unpredictable celestial events, for example, earthquakes and famines meant that the Emperor of the Han had los the mandate of heaven. Moreover, influential ministers exploited these sudden natural events to frighten the emperors. Some of the masses of all social classes believed that witchcraft could manipulate natural occurrences that would interfere with the mandate of heaven. Conclusively, these distinct beliefs, which subjects ranging from elite to peasant believed in played a critical role in the Han …show more content…
Roman religion, Christianity, had cultivated a dynamic world of gods, demons, and spirits. The foundations of Christianity were directly from an event that occurred during the Roman Empire, which was the trial of Jesus. Even though there are no records during Jesus life (six hundred fourteen BCE-sixteen CE), what we know about him is through the writings of Paul and the Gospels whom which were both written in Greek. As a consequence, the word of Jesus rapidly spread throughout the Mediterranean. Additionally, Christianity became universal, as it was accessible for all, from the poorest peasants to the richest elites (although it was more heavily aimed to the poor) in the Roman Empire. Although Christianity was spreading, persecutions of Christians was prevalent in the Empire until the finals decades of the third century. Irrefutably, Christian communities of every various kinds of people became prevalent and were present in every society in the Roman

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