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Historical Ages

Historical ages began with the invention of writing. Historical ages are divided into 4: Ancient Age (First Age), Middle Age, New Age and Modern Age (Recent Age). Information from this age is obtained through written texts and other archaeological excavations.

ancient ages

Antiquity begins with the invention of writing and ends with the collapse of the Roman Empire in the West. During this period, Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire made significant advances in philosophy, politics, science, art and architecture. This period also saw the rise of other important civilizations such as Persia, Egypt and China.

Middle Ages

The Middle Ages begin after the collapse of the Roman Empire in the West and end with the Renaissance. This period is generally considered a period dominated by feudalism. During the Middle Ages, religions such as Christianity in Europe, Islam in the Middle East, and Buddhism in Asia played an important role.

New Age

The New Age begins with the beginning of the Renaissance and usually ends with the French Revolution or the Industrial Revolution. During this period, significant advances were made in science, politics and culture. The Renaissance, Enlightenment, Age of Discovery and Industrial Revolution are the important events of this period.

Contemporary Age

The Modern Era generally begins with the French Revolution or the Industrial Revolution and continues to the present day. This period is characterized by technological progress, globalization and democratization. Two World Wars, the Cold War, the development of computer technology and the spread of the Internet are the important events of this period.

Each era has its own characteristics and important events. Therefore, a detailed examination of each era provides a broader understanding of history. This text provides an overview of historical eras, and for a more detailed examination of each era, you can learn more about the periods by clicking on the buttons below.

What You Will Learn By Reading This Article

This article provides detailed information about historical periods. While detailed information is provided, information is given slightly above the level of information that all people should know. In this way, people were enabled to become more knowledgeable in historical times.

Written by: Adil Sevim

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