Ancient Civilizations - Hannah conner

Events

Pharaoh Khufu's rule

2551 B.C.E. - 2528 B.C.E.

Pharaoh Khufu’s greatest achievement is the pyramids that he had built, including the great pyramid a giza. Not much is known about Khufu, but we known that he controlled the food supply, & strict control over any projects that included the pyramids. He has such great control because Khufu claimed that he was a god.

Akkadian empire

2300 b.c.e - 2100 b.c.e

The Akkadians conquered the sumerian city-states around 2300 B.C.E, and their first leader was named Sargon. The Akkadians military achievement of Sargon assembling large armies & teaching them hot to fight in tight formations, This achievement was important because it helped Sargon win territory to expand his empire. the Akkadian cultural achievement of their own language & 3D sculptures. These achievement were important because eventually their language took the place of sumerian language & their 3D sculptures lead to steles

Pharaoh Senusret I rule

1971 B.C.E - 1926 B.C.E

Pharaoh Senusret l was a strong ruler who ruled a strong and organized nation, art & architect grew during his rule. One of the great literature pieces were during his reign. But what many consider too be Senusret’s greatest achievements to be is the white chapel. Went he built the white chapel he wanted his memory too live on.

Babylonian empire

1792 B.C.E - 1595 B.C.E

the Babylonian code of Hammurabi that were laws. This achievement was important because the laws unified his empire to preserve order.
The Babylonian economic achievement of trade in grain & woven cloth for wood, gold, silver, precious gems, & livestock. This achievement was important because it helps the empire's economy & connected them with distant land

Hatsheput's rule

1473 B.C.E - 1458 B.C.E

Pharaoh Hatsheput's greatest achievement might be the fact that she remained pharaoh & achieved solo leadership. Hatsheput often portrayed herself as a man, she wore the fake beards & dressed in men's clothing. She also encouraged trading, including with the African empire; punt. She had a monument built out of the side of a cliff overlooking the Nile, and the entrances was graced with 200 sphinxes

Ramses ll rule

1290 B.C.E - 1224 B.C.E

Pharaoh Ramses ll was a strong and leader, & an even stronger warrior. He brought peace to egypt by signing the world's first ever peace treaty with Hittites. He also stayed as pharaoh for 60 years, which was never of back then. In his reign, he had 100s of statues of him built, 100 wives, & over 100 children. He also had a temple made for him out of the side of a cliff, so it would be on the bank of the nile.And he made a smaller temple made for his favorite wife, Nefertari.

The Assyrian empire

900 B.C.E - 612 B.C.E

he Assyrian military achievement of military might and weapons was no feet. This achievement was important because greatly prepared for warfare
The Assyrian culture included art and architecture This was important because they created places and sculptures to honor their kings that they treated like gods.
he Assyrian Empire last about 300 years and fell because The army was stretched too thin & they couldn't fight their neighbors

Neo -Babylonian empire

605 B.C.E - 539 B.C.E

The Babylonians regained control of the land of Mesopotamia after the Assyrians. Their most famous king was Nebuchadnezzar ll. the Neo-Babylonian military achievement of building walls around Babylonia was amazing. This achievement was important because it kept the capital safe from invaders. the cultural achievement of mathematics and astronomy was important because they created the sundial that allowed them to tell time

Mauryan Dynasty

321 BC - 185 BC

Chandragupta Maurya

320 BCE - 301 BCE

Founded the Mauryan empire.
Gave up his throne to become a Jainist monk.

Asoka

270 BCE - 233 BCE

A strong ruler, converted to buddhism, made roads, & shade trees, & rest houses for travelers, Mauryan empire

Gupta Empire

320 AD - 500 AD

Candra Gupta I

320 AD - 375 AD

Invaded neighboring lands, was a Hindu ruler, so where all the other rulers proceeding him. Supported other religens to. Developed schools & temples for the other religens. started the Gupta Empire

Candra Gupta II

375 AD

Gupta reach an all time high under the rule of Candra Gupta II, the empire grew, the economy was great, & created great works of literature & art part of the Gupta Empire