Networks of Communication and Exhange, 300 BCE - 600 CE
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Caravan routes connecting China and the Middle East across Central Asia and Iran
Iranian ruling dynasty between ca. 250 BCE and 226 CE
Iranian empire, established ca. 224, with a captal in Ctesphon, Mesopotamia.
Device for securing a horseman's feet, enabling him to wield weapons more effectively
Indian Ocean Maritime System
A network of seaports, trade routes, and maritime culture linking countries on the rim of the Indian Ocean from Africa to Indonesia
trans-Saharan caravan routes
Trading network linking North Africa with sub-Saharan Africa across the Sahara
Belt south of the Sahara; literally "coastland" in Arabic
portion of the African continent lying south of the Sahara
Treeless plains, especially the high, flat expanses of northern Eurasia, which usually have little rain and are covered with coarse grass
Tropical or subtropical grassland, either treeless or with a clup of trees occasionally
tropical rain forest
High precipitation forest zones of the Americas, Africa, and Asia lying between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn
Historians' term for a literate, well institutionalized complex of religios and social beliefs and practices adhered to by diverse societies over a broad geographical area
Historians' term for a localized, usually non-literate, set of customs and beliefs adhered to by a single society
Collective name for a lange group of sub-Saharan African languages and of the people speaking these languages
One of the earliest Christian kingdoms, situated in eastern Anatolia and the western Caucasus and occupied by speakers of the Armenian language
East African highland nation lying east of the Nile River
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