The Roman Empire & the Chinese Han Dynasty Comparison Essay by numero uno

An analysis of the similarities and differences between two major civilizations - the Roman Empire and China's Han Dynasty.
# 6507 | 2,115 words | 0 sources | APA | 2002 | US
Published on Feb 08, 2003 in History (Greek and Roman) , History (Asian)

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This paper compares and contrasts the Roman Empire and the Han Dynasty in China in respect to their societies and economies. It further examines the civilizations' social classes, economic activities, family and the role of women. It also examines the ideologies of each civilization through philosophy and religion, and those influences on each society as a whole.

Table of Contents
I. Introduction
II. Social Classes and Status
III. Economic Activity
IV. Family
V. Role of Women
VI. Conclusion

From the Paper:

"The period between 200 BC and 200 AD was a fascinating period in the world's history. During this time several legendary figures walked the earth. People like Jesus Christ, Julius Caesar, and Cleopatra. Great empires like the Roman Empire (27 BC to 5th century AD) in the west and the Han Dynasty (202 BC to 220 AD) in the east ruled over vast sections of the world population. The impact and legacy of these two empires on world history are undeniable. In this paper a comparison of the Roman Empire and the Han Dynasty will be made with particular focus on the society and economy as well as the lives of the people during the times."

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