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Unformatted text preview: 6.2 1200-1100 BCE – end of Bronze Age Geometric Era – Style of pottery being made in name. Time coming out of the Bronze Age. Rebuilt Colonies Pollis/Poleis Patronym 776 Neo-Assyria – 2 thousand BCE, neighbor of the greek world, political power, archeological interest, rulers presented as authoritarian, strong in military might – sculptures, rulers important in shaping politics Sargon II – one of the greatest conquerors of Neo-Assyria Babylon Neuchadnessar – conqueror of Neo-Assyria Persia – Absorbed area by Assyrians, originated from E. Mesopotamia, Medes/Persians – Persian Rulers wanted to effectively control both Medes and Persians Cyrus II – great ruler of Persia, Models of authority, thoughtful, reasonable, powerful, cyrus was first Persian king that came into contact with Greek speaking world, barbaric, started the Persian war, destroys the lydians after Croesus, expands Persia, Darius – ruler of Persia after Cyrus II, led expeditions into Greece, repulsed against Greeks, defeated into...
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- Spring '08
- Lydia, Achaemenid Empire, Cyrus II, Ionia, Greek speaking world