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5 Matching questions

  1. Law of Twelve Tables
  2. Etruscans
  3. Mauryan Empire
  4. jati
  5. Abraham
  1. a first came about 800 B.C.E. and established small city-states that ruled local people, not sure where they came from, kings managed all of the local leaders, one of its subjects was Rome (according to legend, founded by Romulus and Remus), 509 B.C.E. Rome gained its independence from them
  2. b geographically extensive historical power in ancient India, eastern side of the Indian subcontinent, founded by Chandragupta Maurya, taking advantage of the disruptions of local powers in the wake of the withdrawal westward by Alexander the Great's Greek and Persian armies, by 320 BC the empire had fully occupied Northwestern India, defeating and conquering the satraps left by Alexander, one of the world's largest empires in its time, the largest ever in the Indian subcontinent, but not the Golden Age of India, Ashoka
  3. c 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
  4. d Patriarch, of Sumerian City of Ur, entered into covenant with Yahweh, God swore to make Hebrews "chosen people", leadership carried on with son Isaac and grandson Jacob (Israel)
  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. 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
  2. Nomadic people located above China, Frequently invaded, empire faded after Attila the Hun died in 453, archery while mounted on horses
  3. A 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
  4. he inherited the throne and a well-trained army from his father and then went after Anatolia first, then Egypt, and then Persia (which was significantly weaker by this point),made it all the way to the Indus River Valley until his men threatened mutiny, forced men to marry Asian women, married women from different cultures as well because he wanted to blend cultures, died at 33 Alexander helped it become the most influential culture in all of world history (Greek influence all the way in India)
  5. Mathematician, philosopher, and dabbled in politics, conclusions may have been wrong but the process was revolutionary in itself, investigations of the physical world, natural laws, rational thought, deliberate observation, tutored Alexander the Great, nurtured his love for the Greek classics

5 True/False questions

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


  2. MahabharataEpic poem, 90,000 stanzas, longest poem in the world, depicts a great war between two royal houses, most famous section = Bhagavad-Gita


  3. Bantusa 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


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


  5. Varnasanskrit word meaning "color", what they called their caste system, four major ones


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