You are on page 1of 42

Document Study

Chapter 7 Classical Era Variations Chavin, Maya, Niger River, Bantu, Axum

Periplus of the Erythrean Sea What is Erythrean Sea? found in ancient cartography. derived from the seasonal blooms of the redcoloured Trichodesmium erythraeum near the water's surface, as the Greek "" actually means "red In the third century, Flavius Philostratus made this comment: "And they say that the sea called Erythra or "red" is of a deep blue colour, but that it was so named, as I said before, from a King Erythras, who gave his own name to the sea in question."

3 Docs Today in Rotation


I. Document 7.2 Making of an Axumite Empire "Inscription on a Stone Throne" p. 309 II. Visual Source 7.1 Shield Jaguar & Lady Xok: A Royal Couple of Yaxchilan (Maya) p. 316-317 III. Visual Source 7.4 The Ball Game p. 321
10 min. each. Read & then discuss with your table group. We will rotate through each document. For the last 10 minutes, we will discuss as a full group.

I.

Document 7.2 Making of an Axumite Empire "Inscription on a Stone Throne" p. 309

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 11 00 0 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

09 59 15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 10 00
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 09 00 8 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 08 00 7 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 07 00 6 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 06 00 5 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 05 00 4 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 04 00 3 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 03 00 2 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 02 00 1 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 01 00 0 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

II. Visual Source 7.1 Shield Jaguar & Lady Xok: A Royal Couple of Yaxchilan (Maya) p. 316-317

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 11 00 0 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

09 59 15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 10 00
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 09 00 8 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 08 00 7 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 07 00 6 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 06 00 5 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 05 00 4 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 04 00 3 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 03 00 2 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 02 00 1 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 01 00 0 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

III. Visual Source 7.4 The Ball Game p. 321

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 11 00 0 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

09 59 15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 10 00
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 09 00 8 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 08 00 7 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 07 00 6 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 06 00 5 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 05 00 4 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 04 00 3 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 03 00 2 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 02 00 1 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

Insert Text Here

15 26 37 48 1 2 3 4 00 01 00 0 59
Hours Minutes Seconds

I. Document 7.2 Making of an Axumite Empire "Inscription on a Stone Throne" p. 309 What evidence can you point to that shows a Greek influence? The Greek Gods Listed. Who does the author consider himself to be? A Warrior

II. Visual Source 7.1 Shield Jaguar & Lady Xok: A Royal Couple of Yaxchilan (Maya) p. 316-317
a Mayan wife is preparing her husband by helping him ______________, Lady Xok offers her husband his helmet, the head of a ___________, an animal that was widely associated with strength, bravery, aggression, warfare, and high social status. Dress for a war-related ceremony or sacrifice the head of a jaguar

III. Visual Source 7.4 The Ball Game p. 321

The visual source, The Ball Game, represents a substitute for large scale warfare, as evidenced by the presence of kings on the playing field