Ancient Flashcards

AP World History-Chapter 4- Ancient Iran

What is Persia now known as? Iran and Iraq Who inhabited Persia? Indo Aryans How do historians know about the Persian empire? Viewed through the eyes of the Greeks-outsiders who were ignorant at best, usually hostile, and interested primarily in events that affected themselves Cyrus Persian ruler in the 6th century BCE; first ruler of […]

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IEW – Ancient History Vocabulary Words lessons 1-8

radiant (Lesson 1) shining or giving off light; beaming as with joy or energy (Adj) fashioned (Lesson 1) made, built or shaped (Adj) serpentine (Lesson 1) twisting and turning (Adj) towering (Lesson 1) reaching a height above others (Adj) streak (Lesson 2) to move very fast; to leave a mark with a different color (Verb) […]

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History Test: Ancient Japan and Korea

King Sejong Introduced Hangul to replace the Chinese alphabet Four Main Islands Hokkaidu, Hanshu, Kushu, Shikaku Impact of Geography: Japan Isolated and protected them Yamato Clan Earliest Japanese society Set up first dynasty Looked to China for influence Shinto Worshipped the forces of nature Shrines dedicated to objects in nature Not a mainstream religion Chinese […]

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Ancient History Chapter 12 Practice for Test

True or false: Many of Rome’s literary works have served as models for other writers for centuries and are still enjoyed today. true True or False: Civil law is based on a written code of laws, like the one created in Rome. true True or False: The Roman Empire expanded in response to political threats, […]

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ATC Test #1

Why study the liberal arts? One good answer: Well-roundedness. Christians who are renaissance men and women have many advantages, especially in a post-industrial, globalized, pluralistic, post-religious, postmodern information age. Define Worldview (Weltanschauung): The story/framework of ideas, beliefs, and values by which a person understands the world. A spiritual-intellectual-emotional orientation. What is Metaphysics/Ontology: What is the […]

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AP World History: Ancient World

Agriculture The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth’s surface through the cultivation of crops and the raising of livestock for sustenance or economic gain. Agrarian pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform, agrarian society Bands/ Clans extended family groups that generally lived together Barbarian without civilizing influences Bureaucracy system of managing […]

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History of the Ancient World (Susan Wise Bauer) – Chapter 13 – The First Military Dictator

Sargon Between 2334 and 2779 he built an empire cupbearer of Ur-Zababa Sargon Duties of Cupbearer butler but also second only to the king; controlled who had an audience with the king; tasted the king’s wine and food to protect him from poison. The dividing point between the Early Dynastic Period and the Akkadian Period […]

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Ancient History Words

Monarchy Rule by a king or queen Dynasty A line of rulers who belong to the same family Theocracy Government headed by a religious leaders or a leader regarded as a god Bureaucracy a group of government officials headed by an administrator Pharaoh title rulers of ancient Egypt Empire group of territories or nations ruled […]

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Important Ancient Chinese People

Fu Hao a Shang woman who was buried with her property (grave was found in the modern day) Shang Di the main god during the Shang dynasty Mother Goddess the unnamed major goddess in the Shang dynasty King You a bad emperor during the Zhou dynasty who contributed to its decline Shi Huangdi “First Emperor”; […]

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The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: Crash Course World History #9

Silk Road Overland route where merchants carried goods for trade What were the two routes of the Silk Road – One that connected to Eastern Mediterranean to Central Asia – One that went from Central Asia to China What was the sea route used to reach Rome – The Mediterranean What was the sea route […]

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Ancient History- Greece, Athens, Sparta, Macedonia

Troy an independent trading city located in Anatolia that fought in the Trojan War against Greece Heinrich Schliemann a German archaeologist that found the remains of Troy Iliad/Odyssey two poems, written by Homer, that were about the Trojan War Peloponnesus the Southern part of Greece where Sparta was located hoplite a Greek foot soldier that […]

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Your questions: Pre-History and Ancient History

It started when agriculture was invented, about 10,000 years ago (in about the year 8,000 B.C.E.) When did the Neolithic age start? The people used copper, tin, bronze, iron, gold and silver in the Metal Ages. What were the metals that people used in the Metal Ages? Writing was invented in Mesopotamia. Where was writing […]

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