Seamus Hussein- Semester Timeline

  • 425

    China Enviroment- Disease

    A historical search of traditional Chinese medical sources revealed several ancient descriptions suggestive of Parkinson disease dating back to 425 BC.
  • 430

    Greece Enviroment- Disease

    The Plague of Athens was a devastating epidemic which hit the city-state of Athens in ancient Greece during the second year of the Peloponnesian War (430 BC), when an Athenian victory still seemed within reach.
  • 449

    Greece Political- War

    The Greco-Persian Wars (499-448 BC) were the result of attempts by the Persian Emperor Darius the Great, and then his successor Xerxes I to subjugate Ancient Greece. Darius was already ruler of the cities of Ionia, and the wars are taken to start when they rebelled in 499 BC.
  • 500

    Rome Political- Government

    From 500 BC to nearly 1500 AD, for two thousand years, Roman government had more or less the same system
  • 539

    Mesopotamia Falls

    Mesopotamia falls in 539 BC. The babylonians were the last in Mesopotamia to fall.
  • Dec 12, 600

    Rome Enviroment- Disease

    Hygiene in ancient Rome was not ideal for combatting diseases.
  • Dec 12, 700

    Rome Enviroment- Technology

    Rich Romans liked to be warm and cosy. They had central heating at home, in villas and in public baths. The heating system was kept going by slaves
  • Dec 12, 750

    Greece Rise

    The term ancient Greece refers to the period of Greek history in Classical Antiquity, lasting from ca. 750 BC, (the archaic period) to 146 BC
  • Dec 12, 750

    Greece Social- Class Structure

    The Upper Class/ Athens
    The Middle Class/Metics
    The Lower Class/Freedmen
    The Slaves
  • Dec 12, 750

    Greece Social- Urbanization

    Urbanization spread from Mesopotamia to Egypt and, from there, to Greece and it seems, early on, that the lesson of the city of Ur, and others
  • Dec 12, 750

    Greece Political- Government

    The Greeks had a lot of different kinds of governments, because there were many different city-states in ancient Greece
  • Dec 12, 750

    Greece Enviroment- Technology

    Life in ancient Greece was based mainly on farming, but lots of other crafts existed such as pottery, weaving, shoe-making, jewellery-making, woodworking
  • Dec 12, 750

    Greece Culture- Language

    Ancient Greek was the language spoken by the people of Ancient Greece from the 9th to 4th century B.C. Ancient Greek and Latin are the most important ancient languages (languages which are no longer spoken) for speakers of English today.
  • Dec 12, 750

    Greece Culture- Religion

    Many of the ancient Greek people recognized the major (Olympian) gods and goddesses (Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Ares, Dionysus, Hephaestus, Athena, Hermes, Demeter, Hestia, and Hera ), although philosophies such as Stoicism and some forms of Platonism used language
  • Dec 12, 750

    Greece Economic- Labor System

    The academic study of slavery in ancient Greece is beset by significant .... The extent to which slaves were used as a labour force in farming is disputed. ..... The system was developed with variants throughout the Near East
  • Dec 12, 753

    Rome Rise

    Began in 753 BC
  • Dec 12, 753

    Rome Social- Class Structure

    Patricians
    Senators
    Equestrians
    Commons
    Freedpeople
    Slaves
  • Dec 12, 753

    Rome Polictical- War

    The Roman Army was considered the most advanced of its time. The Roman Army created the Roman Empire - a huge part of Western Europe
  • Dec 12, 753

    Rome Culture- Language

    The dominance of Latin and Greek among the literate elite may obscure the continuity of spoken languages, since all cultures within the Roman Empire were predominantly oral. In areas where Syriac, Coptic, Hebrew and Aramaic were spoken, they coexisted with Greek.
  • Dec 12, 753

    Rome Economic- Labor System

    ancient slavery was part of a unified labor force in the early Roman Empire
  • Dec 12, 760

    Rome Social- Urbanization

    Life in ancient Rome revolved around the city of Rome, its famed seven hills, and ... several military settlements, a very high rate of urbanization
  • Dec 12, 1000

    Rome Culture- Religion

    Some of these old beliefs changed when Christianity was made the official religion of the Roman Empire by the Emperor Constantine in the 4th century AD. Before then, Christians got into trouble because they refused to worship the emperor as a god. Some Christians were arrested and put to death.
  • Dec 12, 1500

    China Culture- Writing

    People in China began writing about 1500 BC
  • China Economic- Banking

    Xian had long been the capital of ancient China. It was the center of China's modern Banking system from 1825
  • China Rise

    China rises in 2000 BC.
  • China Social- Class Structure

    King & his family
    Shi Class
    Nong Class
    Gong Class
    Shang Class
  • China Social- Urbanization

    Urbanization and urban system development in China. The urban system in most countries is influenced by market forces.
  • China Political- Government

    Ancient China had a government ruled by dynasties
  • China Political- Wars

    The ancient Chinese where involved in frequent wars of unification, expansion and defense of their territories.
  • China Enviroment- Technology

    The four Great Inventions of ancient China: the compass, gunpowder, papermaking, and printing, were among the most important technological advances, only known in Europe by the end of the Middle Ages. The Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906) in particular, was a time of great innovation.
  • China Culture- Religion

    Chinese Religions, Beliefs: Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism. China has been a multi-religion country since the ancient times.
  • China Economic- Labor System

    Landlord and slavery. The most works are in traditional sector. That lasted until the people revolution.
  • Mesopotamia Political- Revolts and Revolutions

    The revolt of Sargon the Akkad took place in 2334 B.C.E. Sargon created an army and attacked Sumerian cities one by one in a bloody coup. As Sargon captured more cities, his army grew more powerful and eventually unbeatable by individual cities. Once he had total control Sargon created an empire that lasted until about the end of the twentieth century B.C.E.
  • Mesopotamia Cultural- Education

    The earliest schools of which we have record were developed by the ancient Sumerians. The oldest evidence, lists of vocabulary words, survives from the ruins of the city of Uruk and dates to around 3000 BCE, close to the time when writing itself was invented.
  • India Social- Urbanization

    around 3000 BCE there appeared the first signs of urbanization.
  • Mesopotamia Culture- Writing

    It is considered the most significant among the many cultural contributions of the Sumerians and the greatest among those of the Sumerian city of Uruk which advanced the writing of cuneiform c. 3200 BCE.
  • India Political- Revolutons

    Urban Revolution. Made an urban area fore india.
  • India Social- Class Structure

    The class structure started with the Brahmins (Priests), Kshatriyas (Warriors and rulers), Viasyas (Traders, Merchants, and minor officals), Sudras (Unskilled workers), Pariah ( Untouchable, Children of god). Their race where indian. Men worked within their designated caste social class, Women were valued because of their ability to produce offspring and nurse. The Women would take care of the family until the children would grow old enough then they would take the roles of the parents.
  • India Rises

    When indus valley starts to bring in new things for the world. 3300 BC.
  • India Political- Government

    The civilization held its own government
  • India Enviroment- Disease

    `Violence, disease caused end of Indus Valley Civilization` Washington: Inter-personal violence, infectious diseases and climate change had played a major role in the demise of the Indus or Harappan civilization around 4,000 years ago, according to a new study.
  • India Enviroment- Natural Recources

    Fresh water and timber.  Materials such as gold, silver, semi-precious stones.
  • India Culture- Clothes, Food, Music

    They spoke the Harappan language. The Inuds vallet people would use scripts to talk write to others. Indus people kept cattle, pigs, sheep and goats for food, farmers grew fruit such as dates, grapes and melons, and field crops such as wheat and peas. They would wear clothes made of silk and cotton.The Indus civilization produced many statuettes made of steatite and limestone
  • India Culture- Education

    Education In Indus valley civilization only some kids attended school.
  • India Economic- Consumption

    The Indus civilisation is at its richest and strongest.
  • Ancient Egypt Begins

    By about 3400 BC the Egyptians were building walled towns, and the country was divided into numerous small states.
  • Egypt Social- Urbanization

    Egypts Urbanization came from Mesopotamia in 5000 BC.
  • Egypt Social- Freedom and Rights

    There were 7 Soical classes in Ancient Egypt. The higher they are on the list, the more rights and Freedom they had. First was Kings. Second was Priests. Third were Nobles. Fourth were Military Leaders. Fifth were Merchants, artisians, and scribes. Sixth were Farmers herders and fisherman. Last were slaves.
  • Egypt Social- Family

    Egyptians mostly lived in families made up of a mother and a father and children, just as many people do today. But their families often had five or more children, because so many children died before they grew up. So they needed more kids just in case some died, some still lived and made more Egyptians.
  • Egypt Political- Law System

    The head of the legal system was officially the pharaoh, who was responsible for enacting laws.
  • Egypt Political- Conflict and War

    most conflicts the Egyptians had fought had been civil wars. Which could have weakened them as a whole.
  • Egypt Political- Nationalism

    Egyptian nationalism has typically been a civic nationalism that has emphasized the unity of Egyptians regardless of ethnicity or religion.
  • Egypt Enviromenti Natrural Recources

    Egypt is rich in natural resources, such building and decorative stone, copper and lead ores, gold, and semiprecious stones, which are all found in the Nile River Valley. These natural resources allowed the ancient Egyptians to build monuments, sculpt statues, make tools, and fashion jewelry .
  • Egypt Enviroment- Technology

    The Egyptians learned how to make durable sheets of parchment from the papyrus plant. It was used for important documents and religious texts.
  • Egypt Culture- Writing

    One of the most important inventions of the Ancient Egyptians was writing. They wrote in hieroglyphics. You can learn more about hieroglyphics here. Writing allowed the Egyptians to keep accurate records and maintain control of their large empire.
  • Egypt Culture

    All Egyptians wore makeup, even the men. They made a dark eye makeup called kohl from soot and other minerals. The makeup was a fashion statement, but it also had the side affect of protecting their skin from the hot desert sun.
  • Egypt Economic- Consumption

    They farmed a lot and dieted. So they consumed a lot of healthy food into there enviroment.
  • Egypt Economic- Labor System

    A prominent feature of the Egyptian labor system was the use of a corvee.
  • Mesopotamia Enviorment- Technology

    Although archeologists don't know for sure who invented the wheel, the oldest wheel discovered was found in Mesopotamia. It is likely the Sumer first used the wheel in making pottery in 3500BC and then used it for their chariots in around 3200 BC.
  • Mesopotamia Social- Urbanization

    Urbanization began in 4300 in Mesopotamia in the Uruk period. It is speculated, however, that a particularly prosperous and efficient village attracted the attention of other, less prosperous, tribes who then attached themselves to the successful settlement.
  • Mesopotamia Economics- Production

    Mesopotamia had trouble farming and producing things from farmings. Even thought they had a lot of water, it was hard. They had to migrate sometimes due to water supply.
  • Mesopotamia Rise

    Mesopotamia Rose in 5000 BC. When people called "Sumers" went to a land called "Mesopotamia."
  • Mesopotamia Social- Freedom and Rights

    The women in Mesopotamia had no where near as rights and freedom as males did. It lead to,
    - Areas where women could exercise some authority (power).
    -Areas where women had little power.
    -The treatment of slave women.
    -The types of work women engaged in.
    -Things women complained about.
    -Laws that seemed to protect certain rights of women.
    -Laws that parallel ours with regard to marriage. That contrast with ours.
  • Mesopotamia Social- Racial and Ethnical Construction

    The race that dominated the time period, whether it be the Sumers, Akkadians, Amorites or others, was the race that therefore made up Mesopotamia.
  • Mesopotamia Political- Government/ Leaderships

    Mesopotamia had Kings and Nobles. The greatest leader of Mesopotamia was Hammurabi. He made a very affective law system.
  • Mesopotamia Enviroment- Disease

    Mesopotamia mostly blamed the Diseases on pre-exixting spirits, such as Gods and angels. People that were alive before them were blamed for the diseases that were there when they were there.
  • Mesopotamia Enviroment- Migration

    Mesopotamias Migration was usually for a few reasons. Such as climate, water supply and wars.
  • Mesopotamia Political- Laws

    Mesopotamias laws were called "The Hammurabi Code." This code was made in Mesopotamia Times. It consisted of 282 laws that helped the region have less trouble. Strict laws.
  • Mesopotamia Culture- Language

    The people of ancient Mesopotamia spoke a number of languages, including Akkadian, Eblaite, Elamite, Phoenician, Semitic, and Sumerian. The script that was used to write many of the ancient Mesopotamian languages was called cuneiform, that wedgeshaped writing on clay tablets you may be familiar with.
  • Mesopotamia Economic- Labor

    Mesopotamia is known as the fertile crescent. They ad farmers, kinds, nobles, priests, and slaves.
  • Mesopotamia Economics- Material Wealth

    Mesopotamia had ok materials. They made a lot off of jewerly so they would a good amount of money off of Jewerly.