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This chapter helps students review the concepts in an Egypt's interactions with other civilizations unit of a standard world history course. Topics covered include:
- The Kush civilization
- The Minoans, Babylonians, Hittites, Hurrians and Assyrians
- Alexander the Great
- The birth of Hellenism
- Persia, the Phoenicians, ancient Nubia, and Egyptian sea peoples
1. Heirs of the Sumerians: Babylonians, Hittites, Hurrians and Assyrians
This lecture covers the history of Mesopotamia from the disintegration of the Sumerian Empire to the great Bronze Age collapse. We'll explore the destructive force of the Elamites and the Hittites as well as the imperial ambitions of the Babylonians, the Mittani and the Assyrians.
2. The Hittites: Civilization, History & Definition
This lesson will explore the history of the Indo-European group known as the Hittites. The Hittites began as a group of tribes sharing a common language and land. They unified as a single empire to become a major competitor in the quest for land and resources.
3. Ancient Assyrians: History, Civilization & Culture
Ancient Assyria was one of the first great international empires. Located in Mesopotamia, it dominated the entire Middle East for several hundred years. Learn about the civilization, culture and imperial expansion of the Ancient Assyrians in this lesson.
4. Ancient Nubia: History, Location & Facts
Ancient Nubia was a civilization that thrived along the fertile Nile River of Africa thousands and thousands of years ago. The history of Nubia has largely been overshadowed by its much more famous neighboring civilization, Ancient Egypt.
5. Persian Empire: History, Culture & Timeline
The Persian Empire was one of the first major empires in the ancient world. Meet major leaders and explore the history and culture of the Persian Empire in this lesson.
6. What Is the Kush Civilization?
While they may not get all the attention of other Egyptian neighbors, such as the Persians or Hittites, the Kush were a major factor in many of Egypt's decisions, both regarding trade and warfare. Learn about the Kush in this lesson.
7. The Kush Civilization & Ancient Egypt
While Egypt interacted with many different cultures, its relationship with the Kush was one of the most unique in history. Learn how this civilization not only conquered Egypt for a period of time, but even built their own pyramids.
8. Sea Peoples in Egypt: Origin & Overview
In this lesson we will explore the Sea Peoples in Egypt. Though we know they were a nebulous alliance of cultures that attempted to invade Egypt in the early twelfth and late thirteenth centuries, little is known of their origins or identities.
9. Hyksos: Definition, History & People
Learn about the Hyksos, a nomadic group from Western Asia that migrated into Egypt around 1800 B.C.E. Discover the new technology the Hyksos brought to Egypt and observe how this technology eventually led to their defeat.
10. The Minoans
This lesson explores Minoan civilization. Beginning with Arthur Evans' discoveries at Knossos, we move on to explore the mysteries of Minoan art and writing, as well as their mysterious decline in the 15th century BCE.
11. The Phoenicians: History, Religion & Civilization
Explore the history, religion and culture of the seafaring adventurers and traders known as the Phoenicians in this lesson. You'll also learn about their contributions to the ancient and modern world.
12. Alexander the Great and the Birth of Hellenism
This lesson describes Alexander the Great's mighty empire. Beginning with a brief account of his father Philip, the lecture then turns to an enumeration of Alexander's conquests. Next, Alexander's methods are explored. Finally, we will discuss Alexander's legacy of Hellenization.
13. Alexander the Great: Biography, Conquests & Facts
The following is a brief biography of Alexander the Great of Macedonia, including the extent of his conquests and his legacy in creating the Hellenistic World.
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