I. Eurasian Trade Route
South Asians had spices and cotton textiles.
o Indus valley is the earliest evidence of cotton cultivation.
o First evidence of cotton textiles is the Gupta empire.
o Before cotton was around, people wore wool.
Exam 2: Thursday, October 22
1. When was the concept of the Western Way of War born?
How did the Greeks portray the Persians and themselves?
How did the Romans portray the Greeks?
The concept of the Western Way of War came about from the Persian Wars,
Fundamentals of a Civilization
1) Accurate measurement of time
o Farmers needed to know WHEN to plant and harvest, or else
everyone would starve and die.
o How did the early civilizations keep track of time? The lunar