late antiquity in the middle east

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Timeline: from European historian standpoint Late Antiquity (4 th – 7 th century) --- 1500: renaissance in Europe, beginning of European hegemony, dominance the incubation of modern period --- 1750 modern Middle East stand point timeline 600 the beginning of islam - 8 th and 9 th --- the renaissance in middle east 13 th :Mongolian invasion led to Pax Mongolican – mongo peace, bringing Far-eastern cultural components into Middle East. Eurasia was peaceful at a time the great day of Silk Road, ME becomes more east oriented ---- 16 th portugese starting to have trading post, put cannon on ships, ships become floating fortress, starting the age of European dominance -> a new age for middle east, orientation from the east to west ; also three empires emerged: ottoman, safavid, moghul, bringing stability What matters? The legacy of the period, not the detailed events – how it impacts to modern time The core area of middle east, the start of islamic conquest 1. Levant – eastern Mediterranean coast to the Euphrates; Taurus mountains to Arabia desert 2. Arabia peninsula 3. egypt
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2011 for the course HISTORY 9D taught by Professor Gelvin during the Fall '10 term at UCLA.

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