Ancient Civilizations - Erica Tolliver

Events

Old Kingdom

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

The Old kingdom lasted from 2700 - 2200 B.C.E. It had a strong centralized government. This time the period was known as the “Age of the Pyramids”. They built these tombs for themselves for burial. During this time they established a strong centralized government.

Akkadian Empire

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

The Akkadians conquered the Sumerian city-states around 2300 B.C.E. There first leader was Sargon. Sargon was assembling large armies and teaching them how to fight in early tight formations. It helped Sargon win territory to expand his empire. They mad own language and 3D sculpture. their language took place of Sumerian language and their sculptures created steles to document history.

Middle Kingdom

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

The Middle kingdom lasted from 1800 - 2000 B.C.E. This time the period was known as the age called called “Period of Reunification”. The following years were chaos and disunity.

Babylonian Empire

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

Babylonian code of Hammurabi that were laws unified his empire to preserve order. Babylonian economic was trade in grain and woven cloth for wood,gold,silver,precious gems,and livestock. it helped build the empire’s economy and connected them with distant lands.

New Kingdom

1600 B.C.E - 1000 B.C.E

The New kingdom lasted from 1000 - 1600 B.C.E. At this time peace, and stability, and ancient Egypt’s power reached the height of the Egyptian power.

Assyrian Empire

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

Assyrian military perfecting the use of horses, iron weapons for battle, and siege warfare.came up with new ways to push people out of lands they wanted to conquer. Assyrian cultural is art and architecture.they created palaces and sculptures to honor their kings they they treated like gods

Neo-Babylonian Empire

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

Neo-Babylonian military of building walls around Babylonia. it kept the capital safe from invaders. Neo-Babylonian cultural was mathematics in astronomy.hey created the sundial that allowed them to tell time.

Candragupta Maurya

320 BCE - 185 BCE

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

Asoka

270 BC - 233 BC

He helped improve people's lives. Became king. Strong ruler. He made his own empire for the stronger and richer.

Candra Gupta I

320 AD - 375 AD

Built many temples, promoted a revival of HIndu writings and worship practices.

Candra Gupta II

375 AD - 500 AD

Took the throne in India. Reached high point. The empire continued to grow. Economy strengthened