How and why did the societies that built early empires employ different strategies to create and maintain their empires?

 How and why did the societies that built early empires employ different strategies to create and maintain their empires?

How did empires differ from territorial states? Compare and contrast two different early empires discussed in Chapter Four. How and why did the societies that built early empires employ different strategies to create and maintain their empires? What role did art, religion, and language/writing play in helping societies integrate their empires?