Commander in the Macedonian army at 16 and a king at 20.
A traditional story about gods and heroes.
A time when Greek culture spread throughout the non-Greek world.
Highest mountain in Greece.
Greece's northern neighbor
Taught that absolute right and wrong did exist; asked pointed questions to force his pupils to think for themselves.
Lighthouse of Alexandria
One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Chief god of the Greeks
"the father of history"
Dramatist who questioned traditional thinking about war.
Written language developed by the Aryans in ancient India.
Indus River Valley
India's first settlements were here.
A peaceful people who farmed and traded with their neighbors.
Means "Enlightened One"
Siddhartha Gautama was named this.
One of the oldest religions in the world, and today the 3rd largest.
Highest mountain in the world.
Meaning "divine law" It directs Hindus to do the duty of their caste.
First great Buddhist king; dedicated his life to peace
China's first great thinker who taught that if each person does his or her duty, society as a whole will do well.
First examples of written Chinese language.
A cold, rocky desert east of the Kunlun Shan and Tian Shan Mountains.
Chinese Emperor who wanted the best minds to work in government.
Huang He Valley
Site of the first Chinese civilizations.
Taught that people needed harsh laws and punishment to make them live right.
Qin built this and extended it to keep out the Xiongnu.
Practice that requires children to respect their parents and older relatives.
A network of trade routes that extended from China to southwest Asia.
Cruel leader who made changes to China's government that would last for 2,000 years; unified China; China is named for him
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