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hist 031507 lecture 18[2]

hist 031507 lecture 18[2] - Toltecs[ca 800-1200...

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Hist 031507 lecture 18 The Americas [continued] The spread of coinage, 600 BC-AD 200 Eurasian contact and trade Mesoamerica Mesoamerican hieroglyphs 2300: Mesoamerican farming, pottery 1200: Olmec chiefdoms 1000-800: Maya settle Zucatan o Zapotec script, ca. 800 BC 3500-2500: Andean farming, pottery, llama 1400: metalworking Monte Aban, fl. 400 BC-AD 700 sacred [260 days] + solar [365 days] calendars “long count” calendar Chinampa [reclaimed swamp] agriculture Olmecs [1200-1400 BC] Zapotec hieroglyphs readable, Zapotec hieroglyphs [from ca. 800 BC] Maya [Classic Period, ad 300-900] Maya script, ca. 1 st c. AD 500-100 BC: maya chiefdoms and kingship Classic Maya [AD 300-900] urbanism and city-states regional variation Moche [AD 100-700]
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Unformatted text preview: Toltecs [ca. 800-1200] Aztecs [1200-1521] Andes Tiahuanaco [fl. 375-1000] • expansion and formation of regional empire Toltecs [800-1200] •-aztecs [1200-1521] Huari [ca. 500-1000] • succeeds tiahuanaco • again, tried to get Indus valleys together and hold them together • again, theme of regionalism Inca [ca. 1200-1530] • managed to re-unite • permanent record keeping Quipu Final: • Persian ideology • “rome fell”: what does it mean “rome fell”? different interpretations of “fall” • Theme: how people define themselves, “the other” • Idea of diversity • Different approaches to religion, how gov’t should act, etc. • Certain patterns • “from plato to nato?”:...
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