Chapter 3:  People and Ideas on the Move  3500 b.c. to 259 b.c.
Indo-European Migrations <ul><li>Geographical Importance: </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter is about movement of people, materials...
Indo-European Migrations
Indo-European Migrations <ul><li>Who were the Indo-Europeans? </li></ul><ul><li>Semi-nomadic people that “started” near th...
Indo-European Migrations <ul><li>Why are the Indo Europeans are important? </li></ul><ul><li>Many modern languages come fr...
Anatolia
Indo-European Migrations <ul><li>The Hittite chariot </li></ul><ul><li>The axle was attached in the middle </li></ul><ul><...
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Chapter 3

  1. 1. Chapter 3: People and Ideas on the Move 3500 b.c. to 259 b.c.
  2. 2. Indo-European Migrations <ul><li>Geographical Importance: </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter is about movement of people, materials, trade goods, ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Seas, rivers, mountains determine movement of people </li></ul><ul><li>Mediterranean, Red, and Indian Seas and other major rivers </li></ul><ul><li>Some “movements” took generations </li></ul><ul><li>Trade goods changed hands many times </li></ul>
  3. 3. Indo-European Migrations
  4. 4. Indo-European Migrations <ul><li>Who were the Indo-Europeans? </li></ul><ul><li>Semi-nomadic people that “started” near the steppes of the Caucasus Mountains </li></ul><ul><li>Why did they “leave” their homeland? </li></ul><ul><li>Graze lands dried up? </li></ul><ul><li>Population increased? </li></ul><ul><li>Escape from invaders? </li></ul><ul><li>Disease? </li></ul><ul><li>Whatever the reason, migration happens (1700-1200 b.c.) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Indo-European Migrations <ul><li>Why are the Indo Europeans are important? </li></ul><ul><li>Many modern languages come from their “language” </li></ul><ul><li>Historians believe these indo-groups started modern civilization </li></ul>French English Spanish Greek Hindi Persian Russian Swedish Indo-European
  6. 6. Anatolia
  7. 7. Indo-European Migrations <ul><li>The Hittite chariot </li></ul><ul><li>The axle was attached in the middle </li></ul><ul><li>Made it easier to maneuver in battle </li></ul><ul><li>Could hold one more warrior </li></ul>

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