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AP WORLD HISTORY 600 bce to 600 ce

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cultural defusion
spread of ideas and customs
codes of conduct
formalized rules anways to behaved standards that describe what the company expects of its employees
hebrew scriptures
torah, prohpets, writing
zoroastrianism
system of religion founded in Persia in the 6th century BC by Zoroaster
Diaspora
the dispersion of the Jews outside Israel
sanskrit
(Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism)
brahman class
class that enforced prayers
vaisyas
third level of the varnas in the Hindu caste system; identifies merchants who engaged in commerce; COMMONERS
sutras
Buddhist scriptures
buddhism
4th largest religion in world
confucianism
social harmony, followers. 1. father to son, 2. older brtother to younger brother, 3. husband to wife, 4. ruler to ruled, 5. friend to friend
daoism
balance between human and nature
tao
way of life
lao zhu
wrote language of daoism
Constantine
emperor who gave endorsements to christianity
monastic
religious way of life where you reject worldy persuits
filialpiety
repect for parents
shamanism
an animistic religion of northern Asia having the belief that the mediation between the visible and the spirit worlds is effected by shamans
animism
the doctrine that all natural objects and the universe itself have souls
hellenistic
relating to or characteristic of the classical Greek civiliHzation
metics
foreign
athens
this empire had olympics
patriarchy
men are superior
qanat
irrigation system
ancestor veteration
worship of dead ancestors
alexander the great
this emperor spread hellenistic beliefs
tacking
sailing against wind