Lecture Outline Chapter 3

Lecture Outline - Judge and Langdon Connections A World History Chapter 3 Societies and Beliefs of Early India to 550 C.E Lecture Outline I The

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Judge and Langdon Connections: A World History Chapter 3: Societies and Beliefs of Early India, to 550 C . E . Lecture Outline I. The Indian Subcontinent A. Geography 1. Geographic diversity and political disunity 2. Ganges and Indus Rivers II. Harappan India: Early Indus Valley Societies The Indus Valley was home to the earliest Indian civilizations A. The Early Cities 1. Emergence of urban society 2. Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro B. Farming, Culture, and Commerce 1. Farming, fertility, and family 2. Cross-cultural connections C. The Decline of Harappan Society III. Vedic India: The Aryan Impact Aryan peoples moved into the Indus Valley as Harappan culture declined, giving rise to Vedic culture. A. Aryan Incursions and the Rise of Vedic Culture Watch the video The Aryans in India , on myhistorylab.com 1. Aryan arrival 2. Vedic culture View the image Statue of Indra, God of War , on myhistorylab.com 3. Aryan society B. The Emergence of Caste 1. Caste and subcaste C. Family, Status, and Stability 1. Stability and mobility IV. The Religions of India A. Brahmanism 1. Samsara, dharma, and karma B. Jainism: Reverence for All Living Things Read the document Selections from Akarangasutra, “Jain Doctrines and Practices of Nonviolence” on myhistorylab.com Selections from The Book of Sermons and The Book of Good Conduct on myhistorylab.com 1. Ahimsa and moksha C. Buddhism: The Path to Inner Peace Watch the video Siddhartha Gautama on myhistorylab.com
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1. Siddhartha Gautama Read the document Siddhartha Gautama: “Identity and Non-identity” on myhistorylab.com 2. The Four Noble Truths
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Lecture Outline - Judge and Langdon Connections A World History Chapter 3 Societies and Beliefs of Early India to 550 C.E Lecture Outline I The

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