PERIOD 2

600 B.C.E. to 600 C.E.

  • 2.1 The Development and Codification of Religious and Cultural Traditions 

  • 2.2 The Development of States and Empires 

  • 2.3 Emergence of Interregional Networks of Communication and Exchange 

Key Concepts

  • Diaspora
  • Caste
  • Hinduism
  • Brahma
  • Buddha
  • Sutras
  • Ashoka
  • Confucius
  • Daoism
  • Hellenistic
  • Filial Piety
  • Monasticism
  • Shamanism
  • Animism
  • Ancestor Veneration
  • Persian Empires
  • Qin and Han Empires
  • Mauryan and Gupta Empires
  • Phoenicia
  • Greek City-States
  • Roman Empire
  • Mayan Empire
  • Moche
  • Chaco and Cahokia
  • Sassanian
  • Sepoy
  • Persepolis
  • Xiongnu
  • White Huns
  • Indian Ocean Trade
  • Monsoon Winds
  • Qanat System

Review Materials for Period 2

  • Persians & Greeks
  • Buddha & Ashoka
  • China
  • Alexander the Great
  • Silk Road
  • Rome
  • Christianity
  • Fall of Rome

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