Unit 1: Redefining World Society and Culture
Lesson C: Rise and Fall of the Classical and Medieval World
|Classical Period||in Greece and Rome, the time period roughly between 1000 BCE and the fall of Rome around 500 CE|
|empire||a political unit often made up of a number of territories or countries ruled by a single supreme authority|
|Medieval Period||in European history, the time period that followed the fall of the Roman Empire, lasting from about 500 CE to 1500 CE, sometimes called the Middle Ages|
|primary source||materials created in the past by people living at the time, including photographs, paintings, documents, advertisements, music, film, and objects|
|secondary source||writings by historians and others who use available sources to interpret the past; provide analysis and summary, placing events, people, and evidence in historical context and asking questions about their meaning and significance|
Directions: Practice using these key terms.