History 110 9/16
History 110 9/16 History 110
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NeoAssyrian Empire Persian Empire 3 readings for Monday 921 2 Primary sources Begin or at least think about the tge home exam that will be due Monday 928 Turn into Zulauf 715 History Department by 3 PM Remember we will not be meeting in class that day HARDCOPY The Egyptians survived the longest 15001200 BCE International Age 0 Hurrians o Kassites o Hyksos o All invasions El Amarna Correspondence First Letter 0 kings only worshipping one god Akhenaten 0 good political relationships through arranged marriages O wanted god in return he would give his daughter to the king of Egypt Second Letter 0 offering ceremonial gifts luxury gift want gold for palace gold useful for particular purposes modern diplomacy do not offer their daughters for marriage kings viewed each other as equals not the same as empiresthey demanded their giftstributes saw each other as family be one 0 certain kingdoms had access to products not available in other regions trade The International Age 15001200 BCE similar in size territorial states kings ruled over city states International elite class militarized prestigious items international language of diplomacy monumentalization city complexes 0 Example Karnah Complex Egypt 0 diplomacytradewarfare Iron Age 1200500 BCE The metal iron had been known before the Iron Age 0 major crisis at turn of timeage o crisis of state 0 no documents NeoAssyrian Empire 0 War of Troy Dark Ages 1200850 BCE 0 lack of documents during this time o Ramesses III mentions trouble in Eastern Mediterranean 0 the Sea People Explanations o invasions o famines and earthquakes social unrest and economic upheaval does not necessary explain the collapse does explain how the system worked communication becomes harder due to distance downsizing of states 0 once again no documents Dark Ages innovations o alphabet 0 iron metallurgy migrations domestication of the camel palaces still taught in hieroglyphs and cuneiform copper and tin were no longer available steel camels last longer than horses in the desert 0 period of opportunities Assyrian Ascendancy middle of Bronze 0 reduced during the dark ages 0 region control of countryside 2 kings O Assurnasirpal II 0 Shalmaneser III 0 founded Neo Assyria O by 8th century Assyria back in control Egypt for a little bit 0 international systemone empire imperial domination