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12 terms

5-2 Asia cultures and history

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monotheism
belief in one god
muezzin
a person who job is to call Muslims to pray
Holocaust
the systematic killing of more than 6 million European Jews and other in Natzi Germany before and during WWII
Hammurabi's Code
first written set of laws; "an eye for an eye"
Mesopotamia
legacies: systems of writing and laws, birthplace of 3 relisions (Islam, Judaism, Charistianity)
Muslim
most followers in SW Asia, pray 5 times a day, mosques, prophet: Muhammad/ Saudi Arabia
Judaism
heart (book )Torah, Abraham (prophet), In palestine
Christianity
Jesus/Jerusalem
People
Arabs, Muslim, non-Arabs
Arabs
main ethnic group, speak Arabic
Muslim
majority religion..Sunnis (90%) and Shi'as (10%)
non-Arabic
Turkey (Turks), Israel (80% Jews), Iran (Persians)