Human history would not have progressed without the many contributions of ancient empires. The Guptas, the Mauryans, Romans, Incans, Songs, Dongs, and the Greeks all molded civilization as we know it. Two of the largest empires in India from 321 B.C.E to 550 A.D were the Guptas and the Mauryans. The Mauryans had an emperor name Chandragupta, and he was a harsh leader. But his grandson Asoka led the empire into prosperity. During this Golden Age, they gave us many basic forms of life that have evolved into more modern things, such as hospitals, roads, schools and a set of basic laws across India. The Guptan Empire was much more prosperous than the Mauryans. The Guptas organized a strong government and had the villages and cities get a say in the government. They mad advances in the math and science field. They made the basic decimal and number system we use today as well as making a vaccine for smallpox. They also gave us the idea of plastic surgery and advances in architecture. The Roman and Greek empires were 2 of the most successful civilizations ever. They both went through a Golden Age and made many contributions to society. The Greek empire gave us many things in their time. They gave us democracy, which is the type of government we use in America today. They also gave us the basic form of the alphabet, which means that basically every word in the English language originated from Greece. One of the most important Greek contributions is there architecture. Almost all of the federal buildings in Washington D.C look nearly identical to the Greek and Roman buildings. The Romans on the other hand were very similar to the Greeks, but they had their own twist on it. The Romans gave us one of the most helpful inventions ever, because without it, people wouldn’t have been able to get water to their crops. Romans made aqueducts which transported water long distances to farmers who needed it. Another Roman contribution that is still used today is their code of law. The Romans gave us the 5 basic principles that formed our court system.
1) People are all equal under the law
2) A person is presumed innocent until proven guilty
3) The accused can face accusers and defend against the charge
4) Guilt must be clearly
in ancient empires, the main one being to bare and raise children. The Huns and The Roman Empires both were both ancient empires on different sides of Eurasia, but they both had some very similar views on women's role in society. While both empires knew that women were needed to keep their civilization alive, the empires had different ways of making sure the women would understand their roles in the empire.
Both of the superpowers raised their women in very different ways. In the Huns empire women…
and fall of the ancient Ghana Empire
Here I will examine the upcoming and declining of the ancient empire Ghana. Ancient Ghana was a very fortunate empire. Ghana derived power and wealth from gold. The location of Ghana and its two closest rivers made it easy for trade to traffic. Majority of the knowledge of ancient Ghana comes from the Arab writers and mythical tales. Archaeologist have found some historical representations that could have rooted from ancient Ghana.
Ancient Ghana was located…
Ancient Empires until 400 CE:
In general, clothing from the ancient Greek and Roman times was based more on function rather than style. Clothing was loose and flowing, never tight fitting. Tunics covered with layers of draped cloth were common for both men and women.
In Ancient Roman and Greek periods and before were very simple, as clothing expressed practical function over stylistic form. The most basic garment for women was the “Doric peplos” which were commonly worn through the beginning…
Ancient Greece was a great empire that only lasted a short time, but in that short time the leaders and philoshers and just your ordinary worker in Greece built and left a legacy that is felt many of thousands of years later today. Greece was a great collection of many empires and city states in its early days. This later lead to the start of alexander the greats huge empire that spanded across Greece and its many colonies.Greece was a very classical and religouis based empire with many gods. The…
The great ancient rulers of the world are remembered for being strong warriors and military leaders that had profound influence in their era and in the evolution of modern times. With their many accomplishments and dedication towards their empires, they flourished with new ideas and fought with no mercy to expand their empires. From the strong military forces to the wealth made from trade, the great rulers changed the lives of the people in their empire. Although the leaders were often tough and…
Ancient Civilization Writing Assignment
I believe religion was the most important feature of Ancient Persia. The main religion of Ancient Persia was Zoroastrianism. The founder of Zoroastrianism, Zoroaster, introduced new concepts, features, and a new central idea to the Persians. Characteristics of Zoroastrianism came to Zoroaster in a vision and he eagerly shared and taught others about his unique experience. The vision that had transformed his life and faith quickly began inspiring others…
Compare And Contrast Essay
There were many empires throughout the history of Ancient Greece however, there are
three specific empires that are wellknown to this day. These three empires were Persia, Athens
and Sparta all of which existed from 700BCE to 595BCE. Although these empires existed in the
same time period, they have similar and different ways of dealing with their people including
their government, their military and even the role of women…
Garrison Valliere AP World Summer Assignment Mr. McCullough
One of the greatest empires of the ancient world was that of Ancient Rome. Ancient Rome was created, in the 6th century bce and grew to be the world’s greatest empire until it’s fall in the 5th century ce. Like all nations, no matter how great, there must be changes and continuities made in order to keep that nation in order. Rome was no exception. During it’s time, Rome was host to many political, social, and economic changes…
domesticate food and tame wild seed to control the production of food (Mayer, "Ancient Societies"). Needing to be able to use natural irrigation Mesopotamia was established in the river valleys of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers ( Mayer, "Ancient Societies"). By the year 3500 BCE Mesopotamia was termed as the first hydraulic society and was developed on how to collectively irrigate the land in the river valleys (Mayer, "Ancient Societies"). Around this same time the people of Mesopotamia discovered how…
Ancient vs. Modern Government
Modern government is fully different from the ancient government. In ancient days, king was not elected by the people. The person, who was most powerful, was sworn as a king of the state. The government was imperialist. The ministers were appointed by the king, whose main role was to assist the king in the day to day functioning of the empire. They were also not chosen by the people. The people, who were close to the king,…