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Axum?
absorbed Nubia used to be famers and traders
Yucatan Peninsula
Mayan Civilization off of tip of mexico
Mayas
present day Guatemala . Tikal> ballgame influenced by the olmec calendar
Incas
South American civilization large roads (Gstan ruler) sapa inca King= god
Andes Mountains
MTns. of present day CHILE location of incas
Olmecs
the "old ones" large stone heads
Aztecs
MExican Civilization Tenochtitclan wver run by Cortes first warring nomad tribe.
Asoka
Grandson of Chandragupta Maurya Good peacefull leader of mayrya dynasty
Chandragupta Maurya
First ruler of maurya dynasty harsh rules and secred police
Patriarchal
type of society which makes have upper hard
Brahman
true god in forms of Bhrama Vishnu and Shiva
Siddhartha Guatama
founder of buddhism
Indus and Ganges
2 major rivers in india
subcontinent
large chunk of land
Rajah
local leader (like prince of lord)
Shiva
DESTROYER! one of 3 exposures of brahman
Stupa
buddhist shrines large and dome shaped holds sacred remais of Buddha or other holy persons
Reincarnation
hindu channeling of sould into new physical form and position afer death
Indus Valley
location of Indus river valley civilization
Bhagavadgita
spells out ethical idas of hinduism
Aryans
warlike nomads who later settled INDIA
Kshatriyas
warrior class (caste) aryans
Ramayana
aryan ale of rama and his fright to free Sita from ravana with help of hanuman
Mahabharata
tale of pandavas lonest poem. (100,000) verses stresses importance of DUTY
Maurya and Gupta empires
Leading groups of INDIA
Deccan Plateau
Main part of India dry and sparsely populated
Law of Karma
Law of hinduism
Good deeds = good consequences
Hindus
followers of hinduism
Gupta dynasty
Empire of india united most of india led golden age
Abu Al- Abbas
great king of Safavid Empire known as shah abbas or abbas the great
Griot
Storyteller/ historian
Desertification
turning of arable land into desert
Lineage
series of generations leading back for ancestors
Savanna
flat grassy plains verry common in Africa
Sahara
Large desertin N Africa
Great Zimbabwe
large stone buildings creating a temple and marken in S. Africa
Timbuktu
TRADE POST
Augustine
Influencial christian thinker Bishop of Huppo bornin algeria
Benin
well known for bronze sculptures born from prior civilizations
forest
Piankhi
nubian king conquered egypt
Gao
birthplace of Songhai Trading city
Meroe
later capital of Nubia lots of iron
Songhai
capital of GAO big peaceful traders
Ghana
lies a V of niger and Seregal river big on trade lots of gold
Sundiata
HERO of mali (sick boy- better-overthow evil king become king)
Manso Musa
greatest emperor of Mali expanded Mali did hajj to Meeca