Ancient Civilization - Mark Borralles

Events

Old Kingdom

2700 B.C.E - 2200 B.C.E

The Old Kingdom was known as " The Age of the Pyramids ."

Pharaoh Khufu

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

Pharaoh Khufu was a master builder .

Akkadian Empire

2300 B.C.E - 2100 B.C.E

Sargon the leader of the Akkadian Empire, conquered new territories . Expanded his land .

Middle Kingdom

2000 B.C.E - 1800 B.C.E

The Middle Kingdom was known as " The Period of Reunification ."

Pharaoh Senruset

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

Pharaoh Senruset was known for his great arts .

Babylonian Empire

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

This stele represents the Babylonian political achievement of Hammurabi’s code . It was used to preserve order . This achievement was important because the laws preserved order.

New Kingdom

1600 B.C.E - 1100 B.C.E

The New Kingdom was known as " The Golden Age ."

Pharaoh Hatshepsut

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

Pharaoh Hatshepsut was known for being the first woman to be pharaoh. She also was in peace with many other countries .

Pharaoh Ramses II

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

Pharaoh Ramses II was known for being a fierce leader and for signing the first treaty . He had over 100 wives and children . He made many sculptures of himself over 60 feet high . He was known for building the " Abu Simbel ."

Assyrian Empire

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

This stele represents the Assyrian military achievement of expanding territories .

This achievement was important because big empires are good .

Neo-Babylonian

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

This stele represents the Neo-Babylonian military achievement of expanding land .
This achievement was important because we use the information today .

Chandragupta II

375 BCE

He believed in the caste system.
Created arts and literature . Expanded Indian Empire .

Chandragupta I

320 BCE

Invaded and conquered lands. Brought the northern part of India under his control .Believed in Hinduism .

Chandragupta Maurya

320 BCE

Founded the Mauryan Empire . Gave up his throne to become a Jainist Monk .

Asoka

270 BCE

Ruler
Dynasty/Dates
Accomplishments
Chandragupta Maurya
Mauryan Dynasty - 320 - 185 BCE

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

Asoka
Mauryan Dynasty - 270 - 233 BCE
Grandson of Chandragupta Maurya . Became Buddhist and stopped wars .
Candra Gupta I
Gupta Dynasty - 320 - 375 BCE
Invaded and conquered lands. Brought the northern part of India under his control .Believed in Hinduism .
Candra Gupta II
Gupta Dynasty - 375 - 400 BCE
He believed in the caste system.
Created arts and literature . Expanded Indian Empire .