This is one of the earliest Indian Civilizations that was created around the Indus River.
Giza is the world's largest pyramid that was constructed by Pharoah Khufu.
This was the first dynasty mentioned in Ancient Chinese historical texts; however, there is not enough evidence to support if it is true or not.
A pharaoh named Akhenaten, worshipped only one god know as "the sun god" shortly after he died, the Egyptians returned to their polythestic traditions.
Cyrus, a chief of a small Mesopotamian tribe, began to conquer land around the Tigris and Euphrates river to spread his religion.
Many years after the Edict of Milan, Emperor Theodosius made Christianity the official religion of Rome.
The Roman empire fell because of military, political, and social issues that arose throughout the years.
Cyrus conquered Lydia which was the first civilizations to use coin currency. Because of this, the Persian Empire adopted this idea.
The Persian King at the time, Darius divided the empire into 120 small states in order for it to make it easier to control.
Buddhism was created by Siddhartha Gautama, an Indian prince.
Greece was divided into Poleis. Athen had a democracy where citizens directly voted on an issue.
Plato, a greek philosopher, wrote "The Allegory of the Cave" to show why people should be led by a philosopher king.
Alexander the Great wanted to respect all cultures of the areas he conquered. In doing so he created a culture that was a mix between Greek, Egyptian, Indian, and Persian traditions.
Asoka, the third Mauryan emperor, converted to Buddhism soon after rising to power. In order to spread his religion, he placed pillars around the empire.
The rise of the Han Dynasty was a prosperous time for China.
Shi Huangdi feared the Mongol's attacks against China, so he initiated the construction of the wall.
Huangdi was buried in an underground city filled with 8000 soldiers made of terra cotta.
People are able to decipher hieroglyphics because the stone had the same messages written in both greek and hieroglyphics.
Augustus Caesar is known as Rome's first emperor by historians.
Constantine, a Roman emperor established the Edict of Milan to make it illegal to massacre Christians.