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World History Final I

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Abraham
the gods chose this man to be the father or the first of the hebrew people
Ancient Hebrews
combined health and dietary practices from their religious beliefs with hygienic practices
Asoka
became king in Mauryan empire and began promoting buddhism, he was huge on this religion after seeing many of his troops killed in war and liked how the religion was nonviolent
Augustus
Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC
Bible
the sacred writings of the Christian religions
Black Plague
A disease that engulfed Europe during the Middle Ages. It killed about one-third of the population and was carried by flea. Because of this, the feudal system died out.
Buddhism
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
Byzantine Empire
a continuation of the Roman Empire in the middle East after its division in 359
Caste
social group that a person is born into and cannot change in hindu culture
Chandragupta Maurya
the ruler of the mauryan empire