Artifacts from the Gunpowder Empires (Safavid, Ottoman, and Mughal) demonstrate a great convergence of peoples, economies, and cultures during the fifteenth through the eighteenth centuries. Empowered by new military technologies, these mighty empires spread over large swaths of territory, drawing together disparate groups and traditions. In this assignment, you will view artifacts from this time of convergence, and search for themes and patterns common to this historical period. complete the worksheet.
The History of Gunpowder could easily be argued as one of the most important inventions or discoveries in the ancient history. And there are many things that can be argued about gunpowder itself. Such as where was it originated, when was it originated, and how did it spread across the world. That said, this paper will discuss the thematic concerns and patterns that were portrayed through the artifacts to this point in history as will be seen in the discussion of this paper.