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Indo europeans ch3-1

  1. 1. The Indo-Europeans Section Assessment 7F Social Studies
  2. 2. TERMS AND NAMES <ul><li>Indo-Europeans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A group of nomadic peoples who may have come from the steppes. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. steppes <ul><li>Dry grasslands that stretched north of the Caucasus mountains. </li></ul>
  4. 4. migrations <ul><li>Movements of a people from one region to another. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Hittites <ul><li>An Indo-European people who settled in Anatolia round 2000 BC </li></ul>
  6. 6. Anatolia <ul><li>A huge peninsula in modern-day Turkey, it is also called Asia Minor. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Aryans <ul><li>An Indo-European people who, about 1500 BC, began to migrate into the Indian subcontinent. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Vedas <ul><li>Four collections of sacred writings produced by the Aryans during an early stage of their settlement in India. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Brahmin <ul><li>A member of the social class made up of priests in the Aryan society. </li></ul>
  10. 10. caste <ul><li>One of four classes of people in the social syste of the Aryans who settled in India – priests, wariors, peasants or traders, and non-Aryan laborers or craftsmen. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Caste
  12. 12. Mahabharata <ul><li>A great Indian epic poem, reflecting the struggles of the Aryans as they moved south to India. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>2. Why did so many languages originate from Indo-European roots? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Indo-Europeans migrated into Europe and Asia. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English Spanish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indo-Europeans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Persian Greek </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>What were some of the technological achievements of the Hittites? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Better chariots, iron weapons. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>What were some of the borrowings of the Hittites? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Akkadian language, Mesopotamian literature, art, politics and law. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Where do some historians think the Aryans lived before they arrived to India? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Northwest of India. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>What important contributions did the Aryans make to the culture and way of life in India in terms of religion, literature, and roles in society? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cast system, the Vedas, Mahabharata . </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>What made the Hittite chariot an excellent fighting machine? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They were light, fast, easy to maneuver, pulled by two or four horses, space for driver and archer. </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>What were some of the differences between the Aryans and de dasas in India? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aryians were taller, lighter, Indo-Europeans language, no writing, pastoral, higher social class; dasas the opposite. </li></ul></ul>

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