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citadel a fortress, typically on high ground, protecting or dominating a city
harappan village in pakistan
venerated regard with great respect; revere: mother teresa is venerated as a saint
pantheon all gods of people and religion collectively
aryans relating to or denoting a people speaking an info-european language who invaded northern india in the 2nd millennium BC, displacing the dravidian
rig veda the oldest principal of the vedas, a collection of 1028 hymns composed in the 2nd millennium in early sanskrit
indra a warrior king of the heavens, god of war and storm, to whom many of the prayers in the rig veda are addressed
raja an idian king or prince
caste system india is a system of social stratification which has pre-modern origins, was transformed by British raj
varnas each of the four hindu castes, brahman, kshatriya,vaishya,and shudra
brahmins a member of the highest hindu caste, that priesthood
kshatriyas a member of the second of the four great hindu caste,the military caste
vaishyas a member of the third of the four hindu castes, compromising the merchants and farmers
brahman a member of the hindu caste, that of the priesthood
doctrine a belief
karma destiny or fate
dravidion the dravidian of languages
Harappan Political system no evidence
Harappan Interactions with environment -They grew wheat and barley were cultivated in the indus valley -cultivated
Harappan religious Religious beliefs strongly emphasized fertility
Harappan art and architecture Standardized weights, measures, architectural styles, and brick size
Harappan technology Also little known because writing not yet translated
Harappan economics no evidence
Harappan society Social distinctions, as seen from living styles
Aryans politics The Lawbook of Manu
Aryans interactions with environment Used iron tools and developed agriculture
Aryansreligious Depended heavily on a pastoral economy
Aryans art and architecture no evidence
Aryans technology In caste system, social mobility difficult but still possible,
Aryanseconomics The Lawbook of Manu Prepared by an anonymous sage, first century B.C.E. Dealt with moral behavior and social relationships Advised men to treat women with honor and respect
Aryans society Patriarchal and patrilineal society
harappan politics no evidence
harappan interaction with environment Respect for all living things, a vegetarian diet
harappan art and architecture no evidence
harappan technology Ritual sacrifices for rewards from the divine power
harappan technology economics no evidence
harappan society Samsara and karma reinforced caste and social hierarchy Upanishads were also spiritual and intellectual contemplations
harappan religion Priests were specialists of the ritual sacrifices Ritual sacrifices for rewards from the divine power
Created by: azerette2019