Document 6.1 The Axumite port of Adulis significant, because it is an establishment of the law, and it is a convenient location for trading. Periplus hint that their culture are acquainted with Greek literature, and as for the economic, Axum is part of a large trade with India, Egypt, and Rome. I would describe Axum’s role to be very successful in the international commerce, and because of this, they were able to gain recognition and wealth to support their civilization.
The Romans adjusted to their changing geography by developing organized maritime trade routes that they supported with advanced technology as well as land
Introduction The history of Western civilization was influenced by the Ancient Greece in more than a few ways, for instance, they inspired various achievements that shaped the early foundation of civilization in the west, and other parts of the world. Some of these developments arose during renaissance and industrial revolution, and impacted on various aspects of the modern world including philosophy, politics, education, and religion. Essentially, the Greeks accomplished great feats in these aspects of life, and the Ancient Greek Culture is popularly known as the birthplace of Western civilization. The purpose of this essay is to analyze how the ancient Greek’s political structure played an important role in the world history considering the fact that it had a noteworthy influence on Western Civilization.
Rome and Greece had many influential impacts on the Meditation Sea, such as, impacts on society, and many other things such as trade. In Roman Society the people were divided into groups known plebeians and Patricians. .Rome used the Mediterranean Sea to trade goods to other countries. Another reason was the fact that the Mediterranean Sea was one of the main trade links used between all the different continents and regions surrounding the Roman Empire. People of the Roman Empire used it because it was a lot faster to transport good and a lot safer than land transportation.
However once Rome recognized the true threat they faced from Carthage they also began to expand their naval capabilities. They recognized that Carthage held an advantage on the sea due to their long history of seamanship so Roman ingenuity designed the the Corvus. This was 30 foot long gangway which could be lowered from the ship's bow on to the decks of enemy ships and secured with a huge metal spike allowing them to unleash a squadron of Roman fighters on-board the enemy ship. The Romans also copied the designs of ships they captured and Archemedes, who was the greatest inventor of the age, came up with many improvements and original designs that turned many ships into "machines of war". These innovations allowed Rome to finally become a strong and great naval power coupled with the ships confiscated from
The people that lived inwards towards the mainland were called Helenes, and had great marine and military expeditions. They had explored the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, searching out as far as the Atlantic Ocean and the Caucasus Mountains. One of these expeditions, the siege of Troy, had been narrated and it had also been one of the first literary works of Europe by Homer. Referred to as Homer Iliad.
Ancient Greece was mountainous and almost every place in Greece was close to the sea. As a result travelling by sea using sea vehicles started very early on in the region. People used boats to catch fish, for trading as well as for wars. The ancient Greeks became master sailors due to the frequent use of boats for travel.
By the end of the 15th century, the compass improved a lot. Sailors used compasses to find their bearing, or direction of travel. The Printing press helped spread scientific discoveries and it was much faster than writing by hand. The art and science of maps improved and became more accurate as the sailors explored and found the flaws in the old maps. Better maps helped explorers by making navigation
The Mountains, the River, the Seas, and all the other geographic feature that have impacted China and Greece helped shape their economy. China was greatly influenced by The Yellow River and The Himalaya Mountains, they both had positive and negative influences on China. Greece was also influenced by the Mountains, but they were also influenced by the Seas. The most important Sea that impacted them was the Mediterranean Sea. It helped the greeks get the resources they needed and helped them spread their culture.