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Eurasia and the Great Dynastic Empires - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
Take a closer look at bygone civilizations in the region spanning Central and South Asia as well as the Near East. Video lessons can help you explore the political, religious and economic influences on the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal empires' historical development. Listed below are just a few of the topics covered in this chapter:
- The Ottoman Empire's rulers
- The role of Shi'ism in the Safavid Empire
- Characteristics of the Mughal Empire
|The Emergence of Three Empires in Eurasia: Ottoman, Safavid & Mughal||Discover political factors leading to the rise of these three empires and learn how trade helped maintain them.|
|The Ottoman Empire||Get an introduction to the rulers responsible for helping the Ottoman Empire flourish.|
|The Safavid Empire: Creation, Rulers, Characteristics & Shi'ism||Examine characteristics of the Safavid Empire and consider the role of Shi'ism in this kingdom.|
|The Mughal Empire: Rulers, Characteristics & Hindu Influence||Take a look at the religious makeup of this empire's population and discover some of its rulers.|
1. The Emergence of Three Empires in Eurasia: Ottoman, Safavid & Mughal
This lesson focuses on the Ottoman empire of Turkey, the Safavid Empire of Iran, and the Mughal Empire of India and Pakistan. It highlights the terms theocracy, ghazi, and God-ism.
2. The Ottoman Empire
This lesson will be a brief survey of the Ottoman Empire. It will highlight the ghazis, Osman, and Suleiman. It will also highlight the decline of the empire due to its involvement with Russia and the other powers of Europe.
3. The Safavid Empire: Creation, Rulers, Characteristics & Shi'ism
This lesson will explore the Safavid Empire. In doing this, it will explain Shi'ism, the term theocracy, and the reigns of Shah Ismail and Shah Abbas the Great.
4. The Mughal Empire: Rulers, Characteristics & Hindu Influence
This lesson will trace the history of the Mughal Empire. In doing this, it will focus on religious tolerance as well as the rules of Babur and Akbar, the language of Urdu, and the system of God-ism.
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