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Male had great authority -Parents arrange children’s marriage -Brides joined their husband’s families -Patrilineal family names -Diving land equally to sons -Great emphasis on the virtue of filial piety. -The brief Classic of Filial Piety, claimed that the filial piety was the root of all virtue, gained wide circulation in Han times. China and Rome Where they are the same 1.Both large complex, taxation and policy
He 10 102.Both invested in infrastructure such as road and waterworks 3.Both face challenge that keep land from too concentrate 4.People nearby attracted to the resources and goods inside 5.Both face similar frontier problem and tried similar solution such as recruiting barbarian soldiers and settling soldier-colonists Where they are different 1.Rome more linguistically and culturally diverse than china 2.Politically the dynastic principle was stronger in China 3.Citizenship has no distinction between original and added territories 4.Slavery was much more important in Rome than China 5.Merchants were more favored The Fall of the Han and the Age of Division 1.Religious revolt 2.Scholars were killed or banished from official life 3.Emperor to abdicate 4.The Age of Division (220-589) 5.The Northern Dynasty -The first case of alien rule in China -Northern Wei -Move capital from the great wall to Luoyang’ -Adopted Chinese-style clothing, made Chinese the official language -Torn apart by struggles for powers 6.The Sothern Dynasty -Capital in Nanjing -Have a beneficial development of the south -Temperate climate and amply supply of water -Unlimited possibilities for such development The World of Rome Overview: 1.The Romans conquered vast territories: all of Italy, western Mediterranean basin and areas in the east that had been part of Alexander the Great 2.Learn Greek art, literature, philosophy and religion 3.Challenge faced -> emperor Augustus brought peace and expand Roman power -> “Roman Empire” 4.Three period -The monarchical period: the city of Rome was ruled by king -The republic: ruled by the Senate -The empire: ruled by an emperor
He 11 11The Romans in Italy The Etruscans 1.Live in the north central Italy 2.Language differ from Greek and Latin but adopted from Greek alphabet 3.Permanent settlement life -> rich cultural life / rich mineral resources 4.Trade natural products 5.Expanded southward into central Italy through military actions and through the establishment of colony cities. -> encountered a small collection of villages called Rome The Founding of Rome 1.Romulus and Remus (sons of god Mars – god of war 2.This myth ascribes the positive traits in Romans – they are descended from gods and heroes: thrive in wild and tough settings, will defend their boundaries at any cost; mix with other people rather than simply conquering them 3.Portray women who were ancestors of Rome as virtuous and brave 4.The Etruscans transformed Rome into s real city with walls, temples, a drainage system, and other urban structures. Roman adopted their alphabet 5.

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