Ch 13: Eurasia and the Great Dynastic Empires

About This Chapter

Watch short videos to discover characteristics of the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal empires. Each lesson is followed by a multiple-choice quiz you can use to check your understanding of these history topics.

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

Video Objective
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.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.