In this lesson, our instructor Ron Schooler gives an introduction to the development of states & empires, C. 600 BCE - C. 600 CE. In this, he discusses how the states and empires multiply and grow, Sassanid Persian Empire, Sassanid Empire, Qin Empire, Han Empire (Dynasty), Maurya Empire, Gupta Empire, Phoenicia, Hellenistic Empire, Alexander The Great, the Roman Empire, Mesoamerica: Teotihuacan, Andean South America-- Moche, empire and states, Achaemenid Empire, Darius, Daruis building Persepolis, unique social and economic institutions, cities: Athens, The Acropolis, patriarchy, the end of the classic empires, and the Great Wall and Its purpose.
Period II: The Development of States & Empires, C. 600 BCE - C. 600 CE
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.