Definitions up to 600 BCE:
Paleolithic: The period of the stone age associated with the evolution of humans (Old Stone Age, and was a time of nomads and hunter gatherers)
Neolithic Revolution: Agricultural Revolution in the New Stone Age
Pastoralists: A way a life dependent on large herds of small and large stock (Africa and Central Asia)
Hunter-Gatherers: A way of life of people who support themselves by hunting wild animals and gathering edible plants and insects
Hittites: The Hittites were an ancient Anatolian people who established an empire at Hattusa in north-central Anatolia around the 18th century BC, which reached its height during the mid-14th century BC under Suppiluliuma I, encompassing an area that …show more content…
After c. 1180 BC, the empire came to an end in the Bronze Age collapse, splintering into several independent "Neo-Hittite" city-states, some surviving until the 8th century BC. Hittite Language.
Compound Bows: A compound bow is a modern bow that uses a levering system, usually of cables and pulleys, to bend the limbs.
Chariots: a four wheeled carriage (used by …show more content…
"Master Kong", 551–479 BC). Confucianism originated as an "ethical-sociopolitical teaching" during the Spring and Autumn Period, but later developed metaphysical and cosmological elements in the Han Dynasty. Following the abandonment of Legalism in China after the Qin Dynasty, Confucianism became the official state ideology of China. The core of Confucianism is humanism, the belief that human beings are teachable, improvable and perfectible through personal and communal endeavor especially including self-cultivation and self-creation.
Daoism: philosophical system developed by Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life and noninterference with the course of natural events
Christianity: Jesus and Paul-the religion derived from Jesus Christ, based on the Bible as sacred scripture, and professed by Eastern, Roman Catholic, and Protestant bodies
Constantine: Roman emperor 306–37; known as Constantine the Great. He was the first Roman emperor to be converted to Christianity and in 324 made Christianity the empire's state religion. In 330, he moved his capital from Rome to Byzantium, renaming it Constantinopolis (Constantinople). He is venerated as a saint in the Orthodox Church.
Greco-Roman: Aristotle, Plato, Pythagoreous-it is the discoveries of those in the Greek and Roman empires-inspired much of the