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History of Major Civilizations
History of all peoples are important, yet several
civilizations stand out as most influential on our modern World. We included
several chronological timelines of these cultures.
Roman Empire is probably one of
the most influential Empires in human history. Ancient Romans
managed to incorporate all of Mediterranean into a single state.
Unlike many other civilizations before Rome developed relative
harmony between the capital and its provinces. As a result
various corners of the Roman Empire flourished and developed
their own culture thus enriching the whole Empire.
Ancient Greek Civilization is without a doubt one
of the most important cultures of human history. Despite its small
size it gave the World democracy, philosophy, and many other
Mysterious Etruscan civilization left us few clues
about its cultures and its people. Yet these few artifacts tell us
about broad and well developed society that later influenced growing
Aztec Civilization is a fairly brief one. Yet
Aztecs left a legacy of magnificent cities, developed trade routes
and incredibly violent culture.
Ancient Mayan Civilization is one of the largest
and most influential cultures in the Americas. But with their great
achievements we should also not forget that it was overproduction of
their land that led the Mayans to ecological catastrophe that
spelled a demise for these mysterious and interesting people.
Ancient Egyptian Civilization is one of the oldest
and most influential civilizations in the World. Its achievements
influenced Western philosophy, religious fought and other important
aspects of a modern World.