Asiatic Peoples Applied to Classical and Medieval History

Asiatic peoples including Middle Eastern, South Asian, Central Asian, Oriental, and Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples can be used to examine classical and medieval history.

   

Asiatic Peoples

Asiatic peoples can be used to examine early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC; late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE; early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE; and late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE. Reunion can be connected. Cities such as Hanoican be connected.

Middle Eastern peoples

Middle Eastern peoples such as Persian, Turkish, Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Levantine, Arabian, and North African peoples can be used to examine early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC. Egyptian peoples were conquered by Persian peoples, and both by Greeks and Romans. They can also be used to examine late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE. Persian peoples regained independence, but Egypt was dominated by the Byzatine empire. They can also be used to examine early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE. Islam originated and began to spread throughout the Middle East. they can also be used to examine late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE. Islam continued to be predominant in the Middle East.

South Asian peoples

South Asian peoples such as those of India, Pakistan, Bangadesh, and Nepal can be used to examine early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC. The Achamaenid Persian empire, Seleucid Macedonian empire, Greco-Bactrian kingdom, and Mauryan empire had influence in various places and times. They can be used to examinelate classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, and 4th century CE, and 5th century CE. The Indo-Parthian empire, Kushan empire, and Gupta empire were prominent in South Asia. Thy can also be used to examine early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE. A variety of kingdoms and small empires were present in this period. They can also be used to examine late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE. The Delhi sultanate and Mongol invasion were important in this period. The Ghaznavid empire, Ghorid kingdom, and Mughal empire were prominent. Mauritius can be connected. Cities such as Surat can be connected.

India

India can be used to examine early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC. The Achaemenid Persian empire, the Macedonian conquests of Alexander, the Mauryan empire, Indo-Greek and Indo-Scythian kins were present. It can be used to examine late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE. Indo Parthian, Indo-Sassanian, Kushan, and Gupta empires were present. It can be used to examine early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE. The Gupta empire collapsed and various native Indian empires arose. It can be used to examine late medieval history including the 11th century, 12th century, 13th century, 14th century, and 15th century. Various native empires were present, until the Mongol invasions. Islam entered India and the Delhi sultanate was important. Cities such as Pune can be connected.

Mumbai can be used to examine early classical including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC. It was part of the Mauryan empire. It can be used to examine late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE. Various native dynasties ruled. It can be used to examine early medieval historying the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE. Various Indian dynasties ruled. It can be used to examine late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE. It was under the rule of various Indian dynasties, until it came under the role of the Gujarate Sultanate. Delhi can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval history, and late medieval history. Calcutta can be connected. Chennai can be connected. Bengaluru can be connected. Hyderabad can be connected. Ahmedabad can be connected.

Pakistan

Pakistan can be used to examine early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC. The Achamaenid Persian empire, Macedonian Seleucid empire, Greco-Bactrian kingdom, Mauryan empire, Indo-Parthian empire included what is now Pakistan. It can be used to examine late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE. Indo-Parthians, the Kushan empire, and Gupta empire were important in this period. It can be used to examine early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE. The Gupta empire and various dynastices, including the Umayyad caliphate and other Persina Islamic peoples were present in Pakistan. Late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE can be connected. The Ghaznavid empire, Ghorid empire, Delhi Sultanatee, and Timurids included parts of what is now Pakistan. Sikhism originated. Cities such as Lahore can be connected.

Karachi can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medival, and late medieval history.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh can be used to examine early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC. The Gangaridae kingdom may have been present. It can be used to examine late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE. The Gangaridae empire and the Gupta empire seem to have been present. It can be used to examine early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE. The Gauda kingdom, the Pala dynasty, and the introduction of Islam can be mentiond. It can be used to examine the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE. The Pala dynasty, Sena and Deva dynasties, Delhi sultanate, and Ilyas Shahi and Ganesha dynasties were present in what is now Bangladesh. Cities such as Dacca can be connected.

Nepal

Nepal can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history.

Central Asian peoples

Central Asian peoples including Inner Asian and West Asian peoples can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. Mongolia can be connected.

Inner Asian peoples

Inner Asian peoples such as those of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgystan can be connected. Turkmenistan can be connected.

Uzbekistan can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. Kazakhstan can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. Tajikistan can be connected. Kyrgystan can be connected.

Western Asian Peoples

Western Asian peoples such as those of Azerbaijan and Georgia can be connected. Armenia can be connected.

Azerbaijan can be connected. Georgia can be connected.

Oriental peoples

Oriental peoples such as those of China, Japan, South Korea, and North Korea can be used to examine early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st cenury BC. In China, the Warring States period ended with the short lived Qin empire, which was followed by the Han empire. The Yayoi period began in Japan. It can be used to examine late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE. In China, The Han empire collapsed, and the Three Kingdoms period followed. The Yayoi period continued in Japan, and its written history began. These can be used to examine early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE. The Three kingdoms period of China was followed by the Sui, Tan, and Song empires. Japan was in its classical period. Oriental peoples can be used to examine late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE. In China, The later Song dynasty, Yuan or mongol dynasty, and early Ming dynasty belong to this period. Taiwan can be connected. Cities such as Ningbo, can be connected.

China

China including Nothern China, North Central China, South Central China, Southern Coastal China, and Southern Interior China can be used to examine early classical including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century, and 1st century BC The Warring states period, Qin dynasty, and Han dynasty can be considered. It can be used to examine late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE. The Han dynasty, three kingdoms period, and Jin dnasty belonged to this period. It can be used to examine early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE. A period of disunity was followed by the Sui, Tang, and Song dynasties. It can be used to examine late medieval history including 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE. In China, The later Song dynasty, Yuan or mongol dynasty, and early Ming dynasty belong to this period. Jinan can be connected.

Northern China

Northern China with cities such as Shenyand and Harbin can be connected. Dalian can be connected.

Shenyang can be connected. Harbin can be connected.

North Central China

North Central China with cities such as Bejing, Tainjin, and Xian can be connected. Zhengzhou can be connected.

Beijing can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. Tianjin can be connected. Xian can be connected.

South Central China

South Central China with cities such as Shanghai, Wuhan, Hangzou, Nanjing, and Qingdao can be connected. Suzhou can be connected.

Shanghai can be used to examine late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. Wuhan can be connected. Hangzhou can be connected. Nanjing can be connected. Qingdao can be connected.

Southern Coastal China

Southern Coastal China with cities such as Canton, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Dongguan, Quanzhou, and Xiamen can be connected. Fuzhou can be connected.

Canton can be connected. Shenzhen can be connected. Hong Kong can be connected. Dongguan can be connected. Quanzhou can be connected. Xiamen can be connected.

Southern Interior China with cities such as Chengdu can be connected. Chongqing can be connected.

Chengdu can be connected.

Japan

Japan can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. Osaka can be connected. Tokyo is thought to have been founded in late medieval times.

South Korea

South Korea can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. Busan can be connected. Seoul can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history.

North Korea

North Korea can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval and late medieval history.

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples

Southest Asian and Oceanic peoples including mainland Southeast Asian Island, Southest Asian Island peoples, and Aboriginal Australian peoples can be used to examine early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC; late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE; early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE; and late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE. Fiji can be connected. Cities such as Yangon can be connected.

Mainland Southeast Asian Peoples

Mainland Southeast Asian peoples such as those of Vietnam, Thailand, Burma. Malaysian, and Cambodia can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. Singapore can be connected. Cities such as Singapore can be connected.

Vietnam

Vietnam can be used to examine early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 4rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC. It came under Chinese rule. Vietnam can be used to examine late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE. It was under Chinese rule in this period. It can be used to examine early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE. It was under Chinese rule, but gained independence. It can be used to examine late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE. It was engaged in various wars with China but retained its independence. Cities such as Saigon can be connected.

Thailand

Thailand can be used to examine early classical including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC. Little is known of it during this period. It can be used to examine late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE. Little is known of it during this period. It can be used to examine early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE. Written historical records began during this period. It can be used to examine late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE. The kingdom of Ayutthaya arose during this period. Cities such as Bangkok can be connected.

Burma

Burma can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history.

Malaysia

Malaysia can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history.

Cambodia

Cambodia can be connected.

Laos

Laos can be connected.

Southeast Asian Island peoples

Southeast Asian Island peoples such as those Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Madagascar can be used to examine early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC; late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE; early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE; and late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE. East Timor can be connected. Cities such as Surabaya can be connected.

Indonesia

Indonesia can be used to examine early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC. Indonesia was little known in this period although there are a few references from other history. It can be used to examine late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE. There is evidence of cultural influence from South India. It can be used to examine early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE. Tarumanagara, Kalinga, Srivijaya, Mataram, and Silendra kingdoms and dynasties can be identified. Late medieval history including the 11th century, 12th century, 13th century, 14th century, and 15th century can be connected. The Srivijaya, Mahajapit, and Sunda kingdoms were important. Islam entered Indonesia with the Malacca Sultanate. Bandung can be connected. Jakarta can be connected.

Philippines

The Philippines can be used to examine early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC. Little is known of the Philippines in this period. They can be used to examine late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE. Little is known of the Philippines in this period. They can be used to examine early medieval including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE. Little is known of the Philippines in this period. They can be used to examine late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE. Various small kingdoms and Islamic sultanates were present in this period. Cities such as Manila can be connected.

Malaysia

Malaysia can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history.

Madagascar

Madagascar can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history.

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea can be connected.

Aboriginal Australian peoples

Aboriginal Australian peoples can be used to examine early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history. Australia can be connected.

Oceanic peoples

Oceanic peoples such as those of New Zealand can be connected.

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Created 18 Nov 2015 Last updated 22 May 2017