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A group of seminomadie peoples who, about 1700 BC began to migrate from what is now souther Russia to the Indian subcontinent, Europe, and Southwest Asia
The Southwest Asian peninsula now occupied by the Asian part of Turkey also called Asia Minor
Four collections of sacred writings produced by the Aryans during an early stage of their settlement in India
One of the four classes of people in the social system of the Aryans who settled in India-priests,warriors, peasants or traders and non-Aryan labborers or craftsmen
A great Indian epic poem, reflecting the stuggles of the Aryans as they moved south into India
In Hinduism and Buddhism, the process by which a soul is reborn continuously until it achieves perfect understanding
In Hinduism and Buddhism, the totality of the good and bad deeds performed by a person which is believed to determine his or her fate after rebirth
a religion founded in India in the sixth centruy BC, whose member believe that everything in the universe has a soul and therefore should not be harmed
In Buddhism, a state of perfect wisdom in which one understands basic truths about the universe
A seafaring people of Southwest Asia, who around 1100 BC began to trade and established colonies throughout the Mediterranean region
A mutual promise or agreement-especially an agreement between God and the Hebrew people as recorded in the Bible
A kingdom of the united Hebrews in Palestine, lasting from about 1020 to 922 BC, Later the northernmost of the two Hebrew Kingdoms; now, the Jewish nation that was established in Palestine in 1948
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