Pastoral and nomadic groups played a great role in creating these networks and spreading religions including Islam, practices of trade, warfare, and diffusion characteristic. However, most power was given to the males. The gender relations were based on a patriarchal society. As empires spread, arts and cultural influences from regions like China and Greece spread throughout Eurasia. What are the characteristics and core teachings of Hinduism? What is a "universal religion?" Influenced the chinese culture: medical, social practices, and technology. Military power had power over large portions of land and were ready for civil war. It is simply impossible to list all varieties of religion 1 as we as a species have created an almost infinite variety of religious and transcendental ideas. How did different societies' architectural styles develop? How did Classical era trade networks compare to Ancient era networks? Taught a self-less simple life and reaching enlightenment/nirvana. ethics. Besides physical goods, what intangibles also trade networks? religions do not exist. What Classical era trade networks continued during the post-classical era, and which new cities were added during the post-Classical era? What new political methods were created in order to rule the larger empires in the Classical Era? Classical era trade routes were improved upon in post-Classical era trade routes, with more advancements in technology, new items being traded, and a large amount of cross-cultural interaction and wealth. What are the characteristics and core teachings of Hinduism? How did the physical size of post-classical trade networks compare to the previous era? Economic pressure for new products from different areas and technological development contributed to the changes between the two eras. Later, generations have passed it down continuously. Christianity derived from Judaism and was built off of a monotheism. Rice and cotton from South Asia to Middle East, bananas from Southeast Asia to Africa. What effects did diseases have on Classical empires? What was the relationship between trade networks and religions? What factors encouraged commercial growth in the post-classical era? New trade networks were between Mesoamerica and the Andes. Subject. during the classical era, empires were mostly centralized, followed certain religions and beliefs, and had an economy of manufacturing, agriculture, and trade. Christianity spread with The help of missionaries and merchants of Afro Eurasia and later gained support from Roman imperial government and Constantine. AP World History Chapter 6; Ap World History Chapter 6. by alicelang, Oct. 2014. How did trade and communication networks develop by 600 CE? Also, the spread of disease to those without immunity was a social flaw of trade in classical empires. AP WORLD HISTORY: HOME; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8 ; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11 ; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Chapter 18; Chapter 19; Chapter 20 ; Chapter 21 ; Chapter 22; Chapter 23; Chapter 24; LEGALISM. Depended on nature and felt in debt of it. Political methods were administrative instituitions, centralized imperial governments, legal systems, and bureaucracies. Animistic Religion Centered on the belief that inanimate objects, such as mountains, boulders, rivers, and trees, possess spirits and should therefore be revered (ex: Native American, African, East Asian religions) What caused Classical Empires to decline, collapse, or transform into something else? What forces contributed to the changes between the two eras? What forces contributed to the changes between the two eras? Environmental damage, like deforestation and desertification, caused economic and social tension. With new innovations in technology and an increased volume of trade, trade networks were further expanded from its original routes of the previous era. How did that humans' reliance on the natural world influence religion? How did art and culture develop to 600 C.E.? As a result of the expansion of and interactions between empires, religions were spread. They developed new techniques of imperial administration and used previous political ways which were slightly altered and refined. They existed in South Asia, Far east, Central Asia, and in some Mediterranean regions. What are the characteristixs and core teachings of Confucianism? Universal religions existed in Eurasia along the silk roads in 600 C.E. Also, strict laws were set up to prevent crime. (in Africa, the Mediterranean region, East Asia and Andean regions). It spread throughout Asia by the help of Mauryan emperoro Ashoka and missionaries and merchants. Mesoamerican trade between Mesoamerica and the Andes mountains region. There was considerable wealth and cross cultural exchanges. What unique social and economic characteristics existed in empires? The course is organized around five overarching themes that serve as unifying threads throughout the course, helping students to relate what is particular about each time period or society to a “big picture” of history. Total Cards. Humans offered sacrifice, provided them special rituals, and offerings to keep them in their lives and remember them. Pastoral and nomadic groups helped build and maintain the trade networks. What were the environmental and social weaknesses of classical empires? Humans relying on the natural world through escapism,shaman is, and animism basically shaped the lives of people inside and outside of civilizations. (Including or excluding people) Empires also had internal conflicts which brought them down: too much expansion and over exploited lands and excessive wealth to higher classes. Arts were more grand and palatial and became more advanced throughout time. It is a monotheistic religion. Oxford Dictionaries defines religion as the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods. The post-classical era trade networks witnessed a deepening and widening of old and new networks of interaction between others within and outside the regions. This later developed social distinctions and political roles. Advancements in transportations, state policies and merchantile practices helped expand and develop commercial networks which served as places for cultural, technological, and biological diffusion widely. What are the characteristics and core teachings of Confucianism? How did the number & size of Classical empires compare to the Ancient Era?