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geographer
someone who studies the impact of geography on different cultures
primary source
a first hand account (ex: a letter, an autobiography, etc)
pax romana
an era of peace in Rome
Cultural Diffusion
the spreading of ideas or products from one culture to another
ethnocentrism
the belief that your culture is better than all others
filial piety
it is the utmost respect for elders
mecca
the building of islam which they make pilgramiges to in Islamic culture
five pillars
The guildelines for the islamic culture
nirvana
in buddhism the relese from pain and suffering acheived after enlightenment
siddartha gautama
founder of buddhism
orthodox Christianity
the religion that Russia adopted from the Byzantine Empire
Constantinople
Capital of the byzantine Empire
Gupta Empire
Golden Age of India
Crusades
The holy wars against church enemies
Harrapa/ Mohenjo Daro
most advanced indian civilizations
neolithic revolution
the new stone age - where agriculture began
limited democracy
where people are allowed to vote but they had to elect people to vote for them
mountains
land formations
pericles
leader of Athens who rebuilt Athens after the Persian War
Hellenistic Civilization
created by Alex the Great
Caste System
system of duties and status in civilization
Sparta
Greek Civilization that emphasized its military power
Direct Democracy
where everyone votes
Three Field System
a system of farming in which farmland was divided into 3 fields where one had a spring crop, one had a winter crop and the other was left unplanted
culture
a way of life
elements of civilization
the things that a cilvilization must have to become stable which allows them to become advanced

stable food supply,etc..
yellow river
also known as the Huang He River is the ancient Chinese civilization's river used to grow crops.
Untouchables
Lowest people on Caste System
Plato
Teacher of Aristotle student of Socrates
Aristotle
Mentor of Alexander the Great
Pericles
General of Athens army
Caesar
A ruler of Rome
Pax Romana
Golden Age of Rome
Code of Hammurabi
First written code of law

An eye for an eye a tooth for a tooth
Twelve Tables
The foundation of Roman law
Monotheism
Belief in only one god

Examples: Judaism, Islam & Christianity
Polytheism
Belief in more than 1 god