Yu brought order to the region and Yu passed his power to his son Qi.
Tang overthrew the Xia king and took power. Shang dynasty lasted for 600 years.
Wu overthrew the Shang kings and started Zhou dynasty.
founder of daoism
K´ung Fu-tzu was born while the Zhou dynasty was in decline and created Confucianism
ying and yang. seek harmony with nature. balance
respecting social hierarchies and traditions, focused on behavior in everyday life. respect elders. golden rule. family unit was important
dealt with how people behave. lead by Han Fei Zu and Li Si. strict laws and punishment
Confucian teacher after Confucius. wrote the book called Mencius. It is said that he was a disciple of Confucius' grandson.
1st emperor of Qin dynasty
after Zhou. strict legalism, started great wall, standardized weights, measurements and currency.
Civil service exam. Yellow Turban Rebellion.Han Wudi was the most significant emperor.
historian and instructor who was a women during the Han dynasty. wrote ¨lessons for women"
Series of peasant uprisings. names because of scarfs worn by peasants involved.
Aryans came into India and brought horses.
young elite who rejected worldly pleasures and meditated under bodhi tree and reached enlightenment. became the Buddha
universalizing religon. Four Noble Truths. trying to reach nirvana
founder of Maurya empire
1st notable empire in India
most celebrates Mauryan ruler. Ashoka the Great. strong advocate for Buddhism.
second and last major dynasty of the Classical Era. Golden Age for India.
an extinct species of human with a receding forehead and prominent brow ridges.
a hominid of a tall erect race of the Upper Paleolithic. classified as homo sapiens
Neolithic cities, one of the first cities
Sometime before 5000 BCE, a group of nomadic pastoralists called Sumerians migrated into Mesopotamia and created the civilization of Sumer.
yellowish brown alloy
The epic concerns the adventures of a real Sumerian kind names Gilgamesh. One of the first written stories.
first ruler of the Akkadian empire. Known for the conquest of many Sumerian city-states.
Fell to invaders.
Patriarch of Christianity, Judaism, and Muslim Religions.
A Persian people from what is now Iran invaded and took control of Mesopotamia. They built a new capital city called Babylon, so they became known as Babylonians.
282 laws carved into stone monuments, one of the first instances of laws being put into writing for everyone to see. It was built on the idea of "eye for an eye".
a strong hard magnetic silvery grey metals
Ruled for 30 years.
Rules of Cyrus the Great and Cambyses.
Persian ruler who divided land into provinces. Created satrap.
after overthrow of monarchy. reprsentive gov. Senate
questioning and made Socratic Method. put to death by Athenian Government
He created council of 500 and developed peoples court. statesmen, orator, and general.
student of Socrates. Best known dialogue was ¨The Republic¨
One of Platos students. The Golden Mean. Poetics
Spread greek culutre and conquered to India. died of fever
The Germanic Wars is a name given to a series of wars between the Romans and various Germanic tribes between 113 BC and 596 AD. The nature of these wars varied through time between Roman conquest, Germanic uprisings and later Germanic invasions in the Roman Empire that started in the late 2nd century BC.
Roman political and general who played role in fall of Roman republic and rise of Roman Empire
first Roman emperor
first Roman emperor
Octavian started Roman Empire Pax Romana
leader of Christianity. Son of God
lead by Jesus. spread through Roman Empire
Roman Emperor known for public projects
made Christianity legal and official religion of Roman emperor
ruler when Roman Empire split
UNder DIocletian Rome split into two. Rome= western capital, Byzantium= eastern capital.
Ruler of the Huns
Invaders finally took over Rome.
From Mesopotamian people, they learned how to grow wheat and barley.
King Menes unites Lower and Upper Egypt and established Memphis as the capital city.
Mentuhotep II took power.
The Hyksos occupied Egypt for a short period of time. Ramses the Great
Noted for architecture, city planning, math, calendar, and hieroglyphics. South east Mexico Guatemala and Belize.
East and central Mexico. About 17 huge basalt monuments of human heads have been found.
2nd civilization in Andes Mountain. Mysteriously vanishes probably ended in civil war and war. Built homes around their two homes
refered to as myan bible