Literature / History
Latin Romance Languages
Dome and arch
Roman coliseum is prime
What was the relationship
Located near the center of the Italian peninsula
Rome located on the Tiber River
Also its near the midpoint of the Mediterranean Sea.
Greeks: set up colonies in southern Italy
Latin: built the ori
Was a Roman General who rose to power with the
help of Pompey and Crassus the Rich
Elected consul in 59 B.C
Served only one year as consul, but ruled Rome with
the other two men for 10 years. Known as the first
Spread of Christianity
Jesus lived and died in the Roman empire
News of the resurrection increased the spread of
Who was Paul?
Paul spent his life spreading the teachings of
Jesus throughout the roman empire
Athens Golden Age
Time period of classical art invention
of drama, and the ideas of Socrates, Plato
Athens is led by Pericles
Athenian Empire : built a navy
Glorifying Athens: b
The sea played an important role in Ancient Greece
It was a peninsula surrounded by water
The Greeks became excellent sailors
The land were very mountainous, lacked fertile
farmland and natural resources.
Had to trade f
Early River Valley Civilizations
What was the impact of the Neolithic Revolution?
The Neolithic Revolution
Deals with the discovery of farming in the Fertile
Crescent about 10,000 years ago.
This allowed people to settle down permanently
What was the relationship of religion and political authority
in Ancient Egypt?
Believes in one god
Hebrews ( Jews)
Abraham promised to obey god.
God in turned promised to protect Abraham and
his people ( covenant)
Explain the development and impact of Hinduism and
Buddhism on India and the subsequent diffusion of
Indo- Europeans who crossed into the Indus river valley.
How do we get information about these settlers?
We get information about th
Explain the impact of Confucianism on Chinese culture?
Confucius is one of Chinas most influential
He believed that social order, harmony and good
government could be restored in china if society
were organized five