The domestication of animals such as horses and camels originated with the Neolithic revolution but expanded with the classical era. This domestication meant faster travel, animals for carrying chariots and riding in war, and also helped the communities communicate faster and more efficiently. The impact of this worldwide is the effects it brought and all of the advantages they could gain from this useful innovation.
The yoke was created by the Han dynasty in China to link oxen together so heavier things could be taken longer distances down the Silk Road. This innovations influence long term is that it spread around the world and helped heavier goods be transported faster. It is still availalbe and used in many different countries around the world today.
Domestication of animals
Dhow ships are vessels first made by the Indians made from wood from the Indian forests. The ships functioned to ride the monsoon winds and sailed the Indian Ocean to Indonesia and Southeast Asia. They carried materials and goods that made it across the world, as far as Rome. The influence of this was religion spreading across the seas and trade was made easier for many countries around the world.
The qanat was a Persian irrigation system of tunnels underground that allowed ground water in dry mountain basins to flow underground to fields that needed water. It was used in Silk Road towns in Chinese Turkestan. This influence was big, as many drought ridden fields and places got the necessary water. This system believe it or not is still used in Iran.
The qanat system
The saddle is an invention that allows you to mount animals (mainly horses). The importance of this is that it provided a sturdy and supportive seat on the horse while also being able to hold things. It was used for military purposes and personal reasons when people had to travel somewhere. The influence of this around the world was that it allowed for more travel and comfier riding quarters, while also being able to store things, no matter where you lived.
Concrete was first invented by the Romans, which could carry more weight. This lead to the shaping of concrete into arches and domes, like the coliseum and the pantheon. It also formed things like aqueducts to bring water into cities, and Roman roads built for military and connected trade throughout the empire. This is influential world wide, because in present time, concrete is used for so many things, and the world would be very different if this were never invented.