Immense increases in productivity allowed by the Agricultural Revolution created the possibility for new and larger civilizations.
One of the First Civilizations to emerge on the earth with a more complex society.
Eventually gave rise to the world's first written language.
One of the First civilizations to emerge with a more complex society.
Unification of Nile River Valley and Nubian civilizations was the beginning of an empire that was maintained for 3000 years.
Emergence of the Code of Hammurabi showing early evidence of class and gender hierarchy.
Chariot technology brought to Egypt and eventually the knowledge spread throughout Eurasia.
Hyksos rules over Egypt for over a century creating a break in the Egyptian empire.
Marks a new milestone in history in human innovation and ability to create tools and weapons.
Established among the Hebrews, the
birthplace of the major religion
Emergence of Zoroastrianism as a
major Persian religion.
Dynasty under which Zoroastrianism
Growth in power and Expansion of
Example of Persia’s general policy
of respect for the empire’s many non-Persian cultural traditions
Further expansion and growth of the