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holy book of judaism torah
holy book of christianity bible
holy book of islam Quran
founder of judaism Moses & Ambraham
founder of christianity Jesus Christ
founder of islam Muhammad
judaism monotheistic or polytheistic monotheistic
christianity monotheistic or polytheistic monotheistic
islam monotheistic or polytheistic monotheistic
what are the 5 characteristics of a civilization Religion, Government, economy, technology, arts
Theocracy system of government in which priest rule in the name of god.
neolithic revolution the transition form hunting and gathering to agriculture and settlement
mesopotamia ancient region of southwestern Asia in present day Iraq
fertile crescent area of fertile land in the middle east.
Hammurabi's code is a well-preserved Babylonian law code dating back to about 1772 BC.
what are some of Sumerian inventions lunar calender, wheels, writing, water wheel
Define Caliph the chief Muslim civil and religious ruler regarded as the successor of Muhammad
Israel & Palestine Relationship both think that Iraq belongs to them and they went to fight each other.
Zionism a movement to protect the Jewish nation in Israel
Palestinian Liberation Organization a political and military organization formed in 1964 to unite various Palestinian Arab groups
OPEC organization of the petroleum exporting countries.
Arab spring Pro- democracy uprisings currently sweeping the middle east.
1991 Persian gulf war US destroyed much of the military capability of Iraq and drove the Iraqi army out of Kuwait
six day war tension between Arabs and Israeli erupted into a brief war in June 1967; Israeli won.
polis A city- state in ancient Greece
minoan A bronze age civilization centered on create its people or its language.
mycenae an ancient city in Greece the center of Mycenaean civilization.
monarchy a form of government with a monarch at the head.
aristocracy a form of government in which power is held by the nobility.
oligarchy a state governed by such a group like a organization
republic a state in which supreme power is held by the people
direct democracy is a form of democracy and a theory of civics in much sovereignty is lodged.
Socratic method A method of teaching by question and answer used in Socrates.
homer is the author of the Iliad and the odyssey, and is revered as the greatest of ancient Greek epic poets.
Illiad A Greek epic poem ascribed to homer, telling how Achilles killed hector at the climax of the Trojan war.
Golden age of athens used to denote the historical age in classical Greece lasting from the end of the Persian wars.
Alex the Great king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria.
empire An extensive group of states or countries under a single supreme authority.
plebeians a member of the lower social classes
patricians a member of a long established wealthy family
pax Romana the peace that existed between nationalities within the roman empire
Byzantine Empire formed from the eastern part of the roman empire. it ended with a loss of Constantinople
feudalism the dominant social system in medieval Europe in which land granted by the crown to the nobility was in turn held by vassals.
fief a person's sphere of operation or control
lord a man of noble rank or high office
vassal A holder of land by feudal tenure on conditions of homage.
knight a man who served his sovereign or lord as a mounted soldier in armor.
serf an agricultural laborer bound under the feudal system to work on his lord's estate.
manor a large country house with lands
black death the great epidemic of subsonic plague that killed a large part of the population of Europe in the mid 14th century.
role of the church during the middle ages the culture and style of art and arch
renaissance the culture and style of art and architecture developed during this Ara.
donatello painted bronze statues
Leonardo DA vinci painted the Mona Lisa. and also the man of the renaissance
michelangelo Painted the David statute
Rafael was an Italian painter and architect of the high renaissance
Medici family was a political dynasty banking family and later royal house that first began to gather prominence
patrons of arts patronage it the support, encouragement, privileged or financial aid that an organization bestows to another
machiavelli Italian statesman and political philosopher
Johann Gutenberg German painter who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and first to use a press.
indulgences the stare or attitude of being indulgent or tolerant.
reformation a 16th century movement for the reform of abuse in the roman catholic church endings in the establishment of the reformed.
Martin Luther German theologian who led the reformation
age of exploration was a period starting in the early 15th century and counting to the 17th century.
who were the Bedouins members of a nomadic tribe of Arabs.
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