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  1. Bantus
  2. Bhagavad-Gita
  3. Dharma
  4. Laozi
  5. The Analects
  1. a 6th century B.C.E., Chinese philosopher, founder of Daoism, "wrote" the Book of Changes
  2. b refers to one's personal obligations, calling and duties, affected by the person's age, caste, class, occupation, and gender
  3. c 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
  4. d Confucius left behind no works of his own, "Selected Sayings", recordings of conversations between Confucius and his students
  5. e a 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. executive branch had two, usually military generals or leaders, highly competitive with each other for this reason, sometimes there was just one, they could be appointed for life just like Augustus Caesar, this idea fed into the idea of emperor, very similar
  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. People are innately immoral, always need harsh punishments as a way to control them, felt that government had to do everything and make all of these decisions, did not think normal people had the ability to control their own lives and make their own decisions, basically thought people were stupid
  5. a religion with a relatively concentrated spatial distribution, based on the physical characteristics of the particular location in which its followers are, may include officially sanctioned and organized civil religions with an organized clergy, followers are defined by their ethnicity, conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation to the people following

5 True/False questions

  1. Gupta Empiregeographically 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

          

  2. Great WallA 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

          

  3. VarnaBringing upon oneself certain results, can be either good or bad, can happen in either this life or in a reincarnation, means of reaching the Brahman, how a person's actions in this life affects their afterlife

          

  4. Caste Systema 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

          

  5. Minoansthe island of Crete, replaced by Mycenaeans (almost always at war, finally fell to invaders from the North), after their fall, the Aegean Sea area fell into the Dark Age until Greek cities emerged as urban centers in 800 B.C.E., isolated until that date, ended with the Phoenicians when they visited Aegean Sea, mountainous, no good, fertile land for agriculture in broad river valleys, natural harbors, navigable bays, calm waters - sea = ever-present