History 110 9/21-9/23
History 110 9/21-9/23 History 110
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Reminder we are not meeting on Monday 928 The take home exam is to be turned in by 3 in Zulauf Hall 715 the cereal box building No electronic versions September 21 NeoAssyrian Empire c 850650 BCE ideology of kingship king controlled land order king no control disorder duty bring order to the whole world conquest amp Empire role of army magnitude 0 huge for ancient standards 0 23 of the empire supported the army advertized material they were cruel smaller kingdoms kings needed resources metals an imperial economy imperial administration not all territories became provinces Assyrian kings were tyrants according to the Bible Neo Babylonian Empire c 629539 BCE tribe from the desert conquered Babylonia Egypt was never part of the empire but Babylonia had Judah destruction of temple of Jerusalem city of wonders 900 hectares Persian Empire c 558331 BCE extended East and West Greeks defeated the Persians September 23 The Mediterranean World in the Bronze Cont of Persian Empire 0 Administration O 0 pay tribute left local administration alone 0 Tributary System 0 0 center of empire most of it was consumed locally 0 Military Organization 0 O O O O 0 similar to Assyrian armies recruited from everywhere keep traditional ways of fighting since everyone in the army came from different regions so it was only natural that they were allowed to keep their fighting style diverse given land in exchanged for service missionaries 0 Imperial ideology O O O O O multicultural multilanguages art traditional customs Persians were better rulers than Assyrians State amp Empires Neolithic Society Citystates Territorial States Empire O 0000 O origin conquest conquest empire tributary empire empires and ethnicnational diversity empires and concentric elites empire and territory empireterritorial state tributary empires last longer 0 Example Mongolia 0 usually conquering existing empires Minoan World 20001600 BCE Middlecity state 0 Minoan world named after King Minos father of the Mentor o Palace of Knossos o palacecentered society 0 bureaucracy and redistribution linear A and Linear B o monumentality and social identity no fortifications and no temple 0 trade and thalassocracy ruled by the seas Mycenaean Greece 16001200 BCE International Age