Hist111StudyGuide1 - your own duty. “The Lord’s...

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Hammurabi 1792-1750 BCE. “The son of Babylon.” Created a code. He established a capital in Babylon. He set the basis for laws. Harrapan Earliest 7000-6500 BCE (not considered a civilization yet). Flourished from 3300 to 1900 BCE. There isn’t much we know about this civilization because their writing hasn’t been deciphered yet. Rajas Are chieftains in poems from 1500-1000BCE. They are at the top of the hierarchy. Brahmins People who are born to study or teach in the 1 st and 2 nd century BCE. They are the top of the social class in the Law of Manu. Bhagavad-Gita A Vedic tradition in 100 BCE. Better to die doing
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Unformatted text preview: your own duty. “The Lord’s song.” Shen Nong The “divine farmer.” A Mythological tale that he taught the Chinese to plow and cultivate. Chariot Shang adopted these. 1750-1027 BCE. Shows military power. They provided contact with the central Asians. Confucius “king Fuzi.” 551-471 BCE. A political figure. Developed a philosophical system. He didn’t write them down, students centuries later did. Legalism Laws that keep order and assume that man is bad. Developed late during the Zhou Dynasty. Established Qin Dynasty. Stopped people from their wicked nature....
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2008 for the course HIST 111 taught by Professor Connell during the Spring '07 term at Christopher Newport University.

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