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World History Maps: 2nd Wave Era

This LibGuide contains vairous types of maps representing different periods and places in World History.

2nd Wave Era

The maps depict the growing and emerging civilizations that dominated the Iron Age, Classical, and Hellenistic Age in the West to the end of the Roman Empire and the beginning of the Medieval period.

2nd Wave Era Maps

Asia in 323 BCE, the Nanda Empire and the Gangaridai in relation to Alexander's Empire and neighbors

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_India

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Sunga Empire (185 BCE)

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_India

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Gupta Empire expansion from 320 to 550 CE

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_India

 

Warring States about early 4th century BC

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warring_States_period

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The Warring States of China 260 BCE

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warring_States_period

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Expansion of the Han Dynasty 2nd Century BC

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_China

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Chinese Provinces in 189 AD

Source:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Kingdoms

 

Political geography  of ancient Greece in the Archaic and Classical periods, 750-490 BCE

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Greece

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The Greek World during the the Persian Wars (500-479 BC)

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Greece

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The Athenian Empire at the brink of the Peloponnesisan War (431 BCE)

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Greece

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The Empire of Alexander 334-323 B.C.

Source: https://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.html

 

Roman Expansion in Italy

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Republic

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The Western Mediterranean 264 BCE at the time of the First Punic War

Source: https://www.ancient.eu/

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The Second Punic War (218-202 B. C.)

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Republic

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Caesar's Campaigns in Gaul

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Republic

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Amphitheaters or the Roman Empire in the mid 3rd century CE

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Empire

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Barbarian Invasions of the Roman Empire 100-500 CE

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_Middle_Ages

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Eastern Roman/ Byzantine Empire after the fall of Western Roman Empire under the rule of Justinian the Great 555 AD

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byzantine_Empire