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C. : Establishment of Teotihuacán, greatest city of ancient America. c. : Old Silk Road, trade route between East and West, established. : Roman emperor Hadrian banishes Jews from Jerusalem. c. : Nomadic Hsien-Pei tribe of China briefly conquers a large empire. : Tiber River floods, causing famine in Rome. : Greek physician Galen goes to Rome; later becomes physician to Marcus Aurelius and other emperors. : Romans destroy Parthian capital at Ctesiphon, bringing an end to Parthian control over Persia.

Roman historian Tacitus publishes Germania, one of the few contemporary accounts of German tribes and Britons. : The Sakas, a Scythian tribe, take over Kushan lands in what is now Afghanistan. c. : Taoism, based on the ideas of Lao-tzu six centuries before, becomes a formal religion in China. c. : Establishment of Teotihuacán, greatest city of ancient America. c. : Old Silk Road, trade route between East and West, established. : Roman emperor Hadrian banishes Jews from Jerusalem. c. : Nomadic Hsien-Pei tribe of China briefly conquers a large empire.

Outcropping: A large piece of rock sticking up from the earth. Pagan: Worshiping many gods. ” Perspective: An artistic technique of representing faraway objects so that they appear smaller than objects close by. Pharaoh: The title for the king of ancient Egypt. Pictograms, phonograms: Two types of written symbol, the first of which looks like the thing it represents, the second of which represents a specific syllable. Plateau: A large flat area. Polytheism: Worship of many gods. Propaganda: A type of writing or other art that a government uses to influence peoples’ opinions about the government and its opponents.

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