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  1. Boddhisattva
  2. Dharma
  3. Diaspora
  4. Laozi
  5. Bhagavad-Gita
  1. a Those that have achieved enlightenment, either existence or person
  2. b refers to one's personal obligations, calling and duties, affected by the person's age, caste, class, occupation, and gender
  3. c the scattering of the Jews to countries outside of Palestine after the Babylonian captivity, or any group that has been dispersed outside its traditional homeland, especially involuntarily, as Africans during the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
  4. d 6th century B.C.E., Chinese philosopher, founder of Daoism, "wrote" the Book of Changes
  5. e Part of the Mahabharata - depicts a great war between two royal houses, Most famous section "song of the lord" , Poetic dialogue between young prince Arjuna and Krishna, lectures to Arjuna on the concept of moral duty

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Epic poem, 90,000 stanzas, longest poem in the world, depicts a great war between two royal houses, most famous section = Bhagavad-Gita
  2. Name for release from Samsara (the cycle of life, death, and reincarnation), the release occurs with a sufficient understanding of moral duty (dharma)
  3. Confucius left behind no works of his own, "Selected Sayings", recordings of conversations between Confucius and his students
  4. he inherited the throne and a well-trained army from his father and then went after Anatolia first, then Egypt, and then Persia (which was significantly weaker by this point),made it all the way to the Indus River Valley until his men threatened mutiny, forced men to marry Asian women, married women from different cultures as well because he wanted to blend cultures, died at 33 Alexander helped it become the most influential culture in all of world history (Greek influence all the way in India)
  5. sanskrit word meaning "color", what they called their caste system, four major ones

5 True/False questions

  1. Etruscansfirst came about 800 B.C.E. and established small city-states that ruled local people, not sure where they came from, kings managed all of the local leaders, one of its subjects was Rome (according to legend, founded by Romulus and Remus), 509 B.C.E. Rome gained its independence from them

          

  2. AtmanBringing upon oneself certain results, can be either good or bad, can happen in either this life or in a reincarnation, means of reaching the Brahman, how a person's actions in this life affects their afterlife

          

  3. AbrahamMonotheistic, ethical, ceremonial, legal foundation in the Old Testament, revolved around the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis, took ideas from the Talmud, originated with Abraham and the Hebrew people and their belief in Yahweh

          

  4. Ethnic Religionsfirst came about 800 B.C.E. and established small city-states that ruled local people, not sure where they came from, kings managed all of the local leaders, one of its subjects was Rome (according to legend, founded by Romulus and Remus), 509 B.C.E. Rome gained its independence from them

          

  5. Four Noble Truthsthe eight pursuits of one seeking enlightenment, comprising right understanding, motives, speech, action, means of livelihood, effort, intellectual activity, and contemplation

          

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