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midterm #61-90

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Who was the main ambassador sent out by Han Wudi?
Zheng Qiuan
What is the land route of the silk roads ran from this Han capital to this Mediterranean port?
Chang'an to Antiloch
What was the name of the Christian community that emphasized the human nature of Jesus?
Nestorians
In 476 C.E. the Germanic leader Odivasor brought an end to the end of the western empire when he overthrew what roman emperor?
Romulus Augustulus
Chaos threatened the Roman Empire in mid 5th century when Germanic tribes poured into the empire seeking protection from who?
Atilla the Hun
The prophet who promoted a syncretic blend of Zoroastrian, Christian, and Buddhist elements into a religious faith that would serve a cosmopolitan world.
Mani
Who devised the cyrilic alphabet?
Cyril and Methodious
The Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca is known as?
Hajj
What is the turning point in the rise of Islam?
Hagira
After the death of Muhammad, political leadership fell to a caliphate by the name of what?
Abu Baker
Who believed that the caliphate should follow the line of ali?
Shi'ite
Of all the new crops that spread throughout the Islamic world during all the new trade, which proved to be the most important?
Cotton
What new industry transmitted to the islamic world from china was introduced during the abasid period?
papermaking
What is a caravansary?
A roadside inn for caravan trader
In an effort to bring learned students Islamic leaders supported what higher learning institution?
Universities Madrasas
Northern India was dominated through the 12th to the 16th century by what?
Dehli Sultanate
In 1492 on Oct 12th Columbus made landfall on an island that the Tainos natives called?
Guanahani
Who designed the dome in Florence?
Brunelleschi
In 1500-1800 the largest contingent of migrants to America consisted of what group?
African slaves
The first circumnavigation was completed in 1522 by who?
Magellan's Slave; Henry the Black
The explorer who led 3 expeditions into the pacific in 18th century was who?
James Cook
In the long term, the Columbian exchange led to an economic instability because of what?
Silver Inflation
Where did the outbreak of the bubonic plague begin?
China
What style of painting is being described? use of linear perspective, choice of themes from Greek and Roman world, creation of individual portraits?
Renaissance
Why was Ibn Batuta able to travel so extensively?
He is a Muslim Judge
Why did Kublai Khan employ Marco Polo in an administrative job?
He is a foreigner, the Khan doesn't trust the Chinese people
What heretical group in the 16th century attacked increasing materialism of European society?
Walensians
What was the capital of Aztecs?
Tenochtitlan
The influence of Maya on Toltec can be seen in the similarities between Tula and the Mayan city of what?
Chicien Itza
Where did the Hanseatic league trade?
The Baltic