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Early Civ and World

Global Regents unit 2

Basic duties of Islam: include prayer and pilgrimage to Mecca 5 Pillars of Islam
study of past and present cultures archeology
object made by human beings artifact
sacred book of Islam which contains the word of God as revealed by Muhammad Quran or Koran
in traditional Indian society, unchangeable social group into which a person is born caste
a complex, highly organized social order civilization
arrange and set down in writing codify
binding agreement covenant
branch of law that deals with offenses against others such as robbery, assault or murder criminal law
spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one people to another cultural diffusion
wedge-shaped writing of the ancient Sumerians cuneiform
the scattering of the Jewish people from their homeland in Palestine diaspora
taming of animals that were once hunted domesticate
the pilgrimate to Mecca that all Muslims are expected to make at least once in their lifetime Hajj
form of picture writing developed by the ancient Egyptians hieroglyphics
Muhammad's flight from Mecca to Medina in 622 AD hijra
savior sent by God messiah
muslim house of worship mosque
change from nomadic to settled farming life that ushered in the New Stone Age Neolithic Revolution
title of the rulers of Ancient Egypt pharaoh
spiritual leader believed to be interpreting God's will prophet
a journey to a sacred place or shrine pilgrimage
refers to skills and tools people use to meet their basic needs technology
pyramid temple dedicated to the chief god or goddess of an ancient Sumerian city-state ziggurat
the first collection of written laws; created by the strict King of Babylon Code of Hammurabi
an arch shaped piece of rich soil extending from the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers to the Mediterranean Sea Fertile Crescent
the sacred scriptures of Christians comprising the Old Testament and the New Testament Bible
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