MMW 3 5.20.08

MMW 3 5.20.08 - MMW 3 5.19.08 Graecia Capta Ferum VIctorem...

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MMW 3 5.19.08 Graecia Capta Ferum VIctorem Cepit – The conquered Greek conquers the ferocious victors Sinicize -4000 years of continuous history – whenever they are conquered – the conquerors started calling themselves Chinese. 2 Major ways to represent Chinese with roman alphabet -Wade-Giles – lives because its free documents on the internet -Official Chinese government issued system 50 years ago – pinyin Era of Division -Starting after breakup of Han Dynasty -220 – 581 -In northern China – 16 kingdoms of the 5 nations Parallels to Rome/Han -Decline of central authority in Han Dynasty -Barbarian invasions -Sack of the Capital – Loyang – 311, Rome – 410 -Rome still functioning after sacking – Byzantium -China – relatives of the royal family (maybe a million people) headed south – set up the legitimate government of China -New religion – Christianity in Europe, Buddhism in China Un-parallels -Roman Empire slowly dissolved in west – Rome never rose again – became Europe
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2008 for the course MMW 3 taught by Professor Chamberlain during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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