Kings and Peasants 5 kya
This cooling might have been why started to leave the steppe. The tribes on the steppe tamed the wild which lived there, and learnt to build battle chariots. Horses gave them milk, meat and transport, making nomads very powerful warriors. They fought each other for the shrinking grass lands.
By about 4000 years ago the nomads who lost the battles had to leave the steppe and search for pasture in other lands. Some may have entered , some went into , others went into , while others went to the . They easily defeated the , which had neither horses nor chariots. The nomads became kings and lords while the farmers became peasants. These kings fought each other, or searched for new land to conquer.
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