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During the time of the Aryans the Indian political landscape had been characterized by a series of small
quiet and thoughtful and disciplined and self controlled life.
The Buddha believed that salvation came from leading a
The greatest social implication of Jainist thought was their rejection of ________ based on caste.
The Mycenaeans received early indirect influence from the Egyptians and Phoenicians through their contact with whom?
Which of the Hellenistic philosophers considered all human beings to be members of a single, universal family?
The political structure of the ancient Greece usually consisted of independent, autonomous
The Indian political scene changed dramatically in 520 B.C.E. when new administrative techniques were introduced after the invasion of the whom?
weak-willed and emotional creatures and exalted wives who devoted themselves to their husbands
The two great Indian epics, the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, commonly portrayed women as what?
One of the biggest transformations of the caste system during this period was the rise of guilds, which essentially served as
The religious group that carefully swept the ground before them as they walked to avoid harming any invisible insects was the
castes imposed specific moral duties and responsibilities upon him
When Krishna tells Arjuna, in the Bhagavad Gita, "Having regards to your own duty, you ought not to falter, for there is nothing better for a kshatriya than a righteous battle," he is referring to what Hindu principle?
The leader who forged a compromise between Athens's social classes by allowing the aristocrats to keep their land while also providing representation for the common classes was
What word was used by the Greeks to refer to generals or politicians who, although often popular, gained power by irregular means.
The largest part of Alexander's conquests, essentially the former Achaemenid empire, was taken over by whom?
Later Christian scholastic philosophers referred to this man as "the master of those who know."
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