Indo-Europeans, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism
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Ancient Sanskrit writings that are the earliest sacred texts of Hinduism.
A Hindu social class system that controlled every aspect of daily life
A state of perfect understanding of everything
teachers' interpretations of Vedas
(Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation
4 NOBLE TRUTHS
1. life is filled with sorrow
2. cause= selfishness
3. end suffering= end desires
4. to end desires follow 8 fold path/middle way
right views, speech, action, etc.
release from pain and perfect understanding
Jewish Bible and Old Testiment
promise between God and prophet
Hebrew name for God
Minoan King and Wife
King Minos and Pasipha
A seasonal wind.
(Hinduism) the name for the original social division of Vedic people into four groups (which are subdivided into thousands of jatis)
God in human form
trash workers, belongs to lowest social and ritual class in India
sudra male and brahmana= lower class child
legends about Buddha's previous reincarnations
Buddhist shrines, Mounded stone structures built over holy relics
valued holy objects from the past
Shellfish that was the source of Phoenician's purple dye
the second book of the Old Testament: tells of the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt led by Moses
the plagues God inflicted on the Egyptian people in order to make the Pharaoh let the Jews go.
Laws given by God to Moses that prescribe moral obligations for the isrealites as part of God's coventant with them
deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule
prophetess and only female judge of Israel.
right conduct and one God
an ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its center
A powerful nation that invaded Canaan from the sea and became the most hated enemies of Israel.
Ancients kown most for their huge commercial empire, purple dye, and alphabet system
(2000BC-1400BC) They built an advanced society on Crete and were known to be the best shipbuilders, however 1600BC a volcano (Island of Thera=Santorini) erupted that led to the end of this civilization
A people from central Anatolia who established an empire in Anatolia and Syria in the Late Bronze Age. With wealth from the trade in metals and military power based on chariot forces, the Hittites vied with New Kingdom Egypt for control of Syria-Palestine before falling to unidentified attackers ca. 1200 B.C.E.
A member of the Indo-European people who crossed into India around 1500 BC, nomads
the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth
a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and characterized by a belief in reincarnation and a supreme beingof many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a
drove out Philistines
most popular, unites tribes
split into: Israel/Judah
(Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
payment by one nation for protection by another
Cyrus the Great
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