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  1. Minoans
  2. Bantus
  3. Eightfold Path
  4. Moksha
  5. jati
  1. a Name for release from Samsara (the cycle of life, death, and reincarnation), the release occurs with a sufficient understanding of moral duty (dharma)
  2. b a general label for hundreds of ethnic groups in Africa, speakers of ethnic African languages, the family is fragmented into hundreds of individual groups, none of them larger than a few million people, the largest being the Zulu with some 10 million, language Swahili with its merely 5-10 million native speakers
  3. c the eight pursuits of one seeking enlightenment, comprising right understanding, motives, speech, action, means of livelihood, effort, intellectual activity, and contemplation
  4. d the island of Crete, replaced by Mycenaeans (almost always at war, finally fell to invaders from the North), after their fall, the Aegean Sea area fell into the Dark Age until Greek cities emerged as urban centers in 800 B.C.E., isolated until that date, ended with the Phoenicians when they visited Aegean Sea, mountainous, no good, fertile land for agriculture in broad river valleys, natural harbors, navigable bays, calm waters - sea = ever-present
  5. e the term used to denote clans, tribes, communities and sub-communities in India, has an association with a traditional job function or tribe, religious beliefs or linguistic groupings can also define some, typically reflects a community association

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Nomadic people located above China, Frequently invaded, empire faded after Attila the Hun died in 453, archery while mounted on horses
  2. 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
  3. 6th century B.C.E., Chinese philosopher, founder of Daoism, "wrote" the Book of Changes
  4. sanskrit word meaning "color", what they called their caste system, four major ones
  5. ancient legislation that was the foundation of Roman law, formed basic constitution of the Roman Republic, developed pretty independently from Greece, helped develop:
    Concept of precedent - court decision that help determine how courts rule certain cases
    Belief that equity and fairness between citizens should be the goal
    Interpretation of the law, responsibility of judges to decide what the law means and how it should be administered
    Natural law, the belief that all humans beings have basic rights in nature which cannot be abridged

5 True/False Questions

  1. AtmanA person's individual soul, goal of existence to rejoin one's atman with the Brahman, illusion causes suffering and prevents that from happening, allowing oneself to be absorbed into perfection


  2. Hebrew Biblebuilt originally to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire against intrusions by various nomadic groups, several walls have been built since the 5th century BC that are referred to collectively,rebuilt and maintained from the 5th century BC through the 16th century, one of the most famous is the wall built between 220-206 BC by the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, little of that wall remains; the majority of the existing wall was built during the Ming Dynasty


  3. Mahabharatarefers to one's personal obligations, calling and duties, affected by the person's age, caste, class, occupation, and gender


  4. The AnalectsNomadic people located above China, Frequently invaded, empire faded after Attila the Hun died in 453, archery while mounted on horses


  5. Caste Systemdates back to the Aryan invasion, highest level were priests (Brahmins), then warriors and political leaders (Kshatriyas), commoners were below (Vaishyas) or farmers and artisans, servants, serfs, and lower class workers were shudras, and then came the untouchables who worked with human waste and burial of dead


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