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Unformatted text preview: 8-22-07Lecture TwoAssyrien Empire-Assyrien Empire came about after the Babylonian Empire during the 7thCentury-The empre suffered from nomadic invasion during its existence-Nomadic invasions came from the Medes and Persians-The nomdas set up small empires within the AssyrienFour major dynasty's from 558BC and 651CE1.Achaemenid Dynasty 558-330BC2.Seleucid Dynasty 323-83BC3.Parthian Dynasty 274BC-224CE4.Sasanid Dynasty 224-651CEDefining Moment 500BC to 500CE-Certain features came in to exsistence during this time.-Persia and China got bureaucracy-Ancient Greece and Rome got democratic system-Religious groups formed-Confuctionism, Buddaism, and Christianity came aboutAsseryian Empire ended at the end of the 7thcentury BC-Medes were the effective rule in the area after the AssyriensCyrus King of Persian tribe the Pasorgade 558 to 530BC-He over threw the Medes-Took over Babylonian and many other empires-His empire that he took over became huge-It stretched from India to EgyptThe greatest of the Achaemenid Empire was Darius...
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