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Unformatted text preview: Assyria and Persia Late Bronze Age (ca. 1250 1150 BCE) Hebrews Monotheism Torah (Pentateuch) Assyrians Neo-Babylonians Cyrus the Great Darius I Achaemenid dynasty Zoroastrianism Persepolis Satrapy Response to Crisis: the Late Bronze Age All were linked through trade and diplomacy o When something happened to one of them, it affected all of them o Not prepared for outsiders since so used to interconnectedness Mycenaeans 1400 1200 BCE o Linear B syllabary Early form of Greek After collapse, complete destruction of Mycenaeans Changes in Warfare New swift moving troops with javelins and swords o Able to disable chariots Social changes as well o Bronze age have formally organized armies o Less and less state control over the individual bands o Great war-leader can tell his boss that he wont fight Egypt able to stop invaders o Come together and ward off invasion Land and Sea People Peleset Philistines Bronze age over around 1000 BCE Iron Age...
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course HISTORY 2a taught by Professor Digeser during the Spring '10 term at UCSB.
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