Flashcards - WEST Middle Level Humanities: Ancient Middle East & India

Flashcards - WEST Middle Level Humanities: Ancient Middle East & India
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chariots
A chariot is a type of carriage driven by a charioteer using primarily horses to provide rapid motive power
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Charles V
Charles V was ruler of both the Spanish Empire from 1516 and the Holy Roman Empire from 1519, as well as of Habsburg Netherlands from 1506
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Ashoka
Ashoka was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from c
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satrap
Satraps were the governors of the provinces of the ancient Median and Achaemenid Empires and in several of their successors, such as the Sasanian Empire and the Hellenistic empires
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Cyrus the Great
Cyrus II of Persia , commonly known as Cyrus the Great"‰ and also called Cyrus the Elder by the Greeks, was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire
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Cyrus the Great
Cyrus II of Persia , commonly known as Cyrus the Great"‰ and also called Cyrus the Elder by the Greeks, was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire
satrap
Satraps were the governors of the provinces of the ancient Median and Achaemenid Empires and in several of their successors, such as the Sasanian Empire and the Hellenistic empires
Ashoka
Ashoka was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from c
Charles V
Charles V was ruler of both the Spanish Empire from 1516 and the Holy Roman Empire from 1519, as well as of Habsburg Netherlands from 1506
chariots
A chariot is a type of carriage driven by a charioteer using primarily horses to provide rapid motive power
Cuneiform
Cuneiform script is one of the earliest systems of writing, distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, made by means of a blunt reed for a stylus
Hittite Empire
The Hittites were an Ancient Anatolian people who established an empire centered on Hattusa in north-central Anatolia around 1600 BC
scribes
A scribe is a person who writes books or documents by hand in hieratics, cuneiform or other scripts and may help keep track of records for priests and government
Indo-European proto-language
Proto-Indo-European is the linguistic reconstruction of the common ancestor of the Indo-European languages
Akkadian
Akkadian is an extinct East Semitic language that was spoken in ancient Mesopotamia

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