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Obelisk of AksumEthiopia There were a number of regional empires during this period. The kingdom of the Medes helped to destroy the Assyrian Empire in tandem with the nomadic Scythians and the Babylonians.
Several empires began in modern-day Greece. From the 4th to 6th centuries, northern India was ruled by the Gupta Empire. In southern India, three prominent Dravidian kingdoms emerged: The ensuing stability contributed to heralding in the golden age of Hindu culture in the 4th and 5th centuries.
The empire would continue to grow, controlling much of the land from England to Mesopotamiareaching its greatest extent under the emperor Trajan died CE.
In the 3rd century CE, the empire split into western and eastern regions, with usually separate emperors. The eastern empire, now known as the Byzantine Empirewith its capital at Constantinoplewould continue for another thousand years, until Constantinople was conquered by the Ottoman Empire in Han China developed advanced cartography, shipbuilding, and navigation.
The Chinese invented blast furnacesand created finely tuned copper instruments. As with other empires during the Classical Period, Han China advanced significantly in the areas of government, education, mathematics, astronomy, technology, and many others.
It minted its own currency and carved enormous monolithic steles such as the Obelisk of Axum to mark their emperors' graves. Successful regional empires were also established in the Americasarising from cultures established as early as BCE.
Maya civilization arose as the Olmec mother culture gradually declined. The later empire of the Aztecs was built on neighbouring cultures and was influenced by conquered peoples such as the Toltecs.
Some areas experienced slow but steady technological advances, with important developments such as the stirrup and moldboard plough arriving every few centuries.
There were, however, in some regions, periods of rapid technological progress. Most important, perhaps, was the Mediterranean area during the Hellenistic periodwhen hundreds of technologies were invented.
Declines, falls, and resurgence The ancient empires faced common problems associated with maintaining huge armies and supporting a central bureaucracy. These costs fell most heavily on the peasantrywhile land-owning magnates increasingly evaded centralized control and its costs.
Barbarian pressure on the frontiers hastened internal dissolution. China 's Han dynasty fell into civil war in CE, beginning the Three Kingdoms period, while its Roman counterpart became increasingly decentralized and divided about the same time in what is known as the Crisis of the Third Century.The 17 Great Challenges of the Twenty-First Century By James Martin Oxford University Adapted Jan.
from "The Meaning of the 21st Century: A Vital Blueprint for Ensuring Our Future" by James Martin, author of Pulitzer Prize-nominated "The Wired Society," and founder of the 21st Century Institute and the Institute for Science and.
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