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      • I. Upheavals in Eastern and Southern Asia II. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire III. The Development and Spread of World Religions
      • I. Upheavals in Eastern and Southern Asia
      • A. Decline and Fall in Han China
      • Han recover in 1st century C.E.
      • Yellow Turbans
      • 184 C.E. , revolution
      • Han falls in 220
      • Three kingdoms emerge
      • Buddhism attractive
      • Attacked by Daoists
      • Spreads through China by 400
      • Modified by Chinese
      • Influences Daoism
      • Confucianism declines
      • Late 6th century
      • Sui dynasty reunites China
      • Tang
      • Succeed, 618
      Asia, c. 600 C.E .
      • I. Upheavals in Eastern and Southern Asia
      • B. The End of the Guptas: Decline in India
      • Chandragupta II
      • Height of Gupta dynasty
      • Huns
      • Invade in 5th century
      • Control northwest by 500
      • Gupta dynasty loses power, 550
      • Harsha
      • Later Gupta
      • Rules smaller state briefly
      • Rajput
      • Follow Harsha's rule
      • Buddhism displaced by Hinduism
      • Devi - mother god
      • Caste system stronger
      • Muslim invaders
      • 7th century
      • Control Indian Ocean by 700
      Indian Ocean Trading Routes in the Classical Period
      • II. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
      • A. The Causes of Roman Decline
      • Decline from late 2nd century C.E.
      • Challenges
      • Population declining
      • Army recruitment difficult
      • Conquest ceases
      • Source of slavery ended
      • Tax revenues less
      • Constitutional crises
      • Plagues
      • Former ruling class devoted to leisure
      • Germanic peoples recruited
      • II. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
      • B. The Process of Roman Decline
      • Great estates grow
      • Decline of small farmers
      • Diocletian (284-305)
      • Reorganization
      • Economic control
      • Increased administration
      • Constantine (312-337)
      • Capital at Constantinople
      • Converts to Christianity
      • Romulus Augustulus
      • Last western Roman emperor
      • Deposed, 476
      • II. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
      • C. Results of the Fall of Rome
      • Mediterranean unity ended
      • Three zones created
      • Byzantine Empire
      • Greatest continuity
      • North Africa, southern Mediterranean
      • Substantial disruption
      • Regional kingdoms
      • Muslim and Christian
      • Europe
      • Germanic kingdoms emerge
      • Civilization declines
      • Christian unity
      Germanic Kingdoms After the Invasions
      • III. The Development and Spread of World Religions
      • A. Christianity and Buddhism Compared
      • Commonalities:
      • Focus on spiritual
      • Monastic movements
      • Afterlife
      • Mahayana
      • Savior of Chinese Buddhism
      • Bodhisattvas and priests
      • Differences:
      • Christianity
      • Hierarchy, church
      • Missionizing
      • Exclusive truth
      • III. The Development and Spread of World Religions
      • B. Early Christianity
      • Jewish reform movement
      • Tenets
      • One loving god
      • Christ's sacrifice won afterlife
      • Paul of Tarsus
      • Instrumental in forming Christian religion
      • III. The Development and Spread of World Religions
      • C. Christianity Gains Ground
      • Approx. 10% of empire by 300
      • Constantine converts, legalizes Christianity
      • West
      • Bishops important
      • Church inherits secular structure
      • Doctrinal disputes
      • Council of Nicaea, 325
      • Leo I
      • First powerful pope
      • Augustine
      • Philosopher
      • Important in forming Christian theology
      • Monasticism
      • Important in preservation of learning
      • Benedict of Nursia
      • Benedictine Rule, 6th century
      • Basil
      • Organizes Orthodox monasticism
      • III. The Development and Spread of World Religions
      • D. The New Religious Map
      • E. In the Wake of Decline and Fall
      • China
      • Political cohesion
      • India
      • Culturally unified
      • Roman Empire
      • Most affected
      • Least continuity