Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key


Play button


Play button




Click to flip

20 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
The state of wanting nothing and not being subject to pain and suffering.
A common or middle class person in Ancient Rome
A Jewish festival that commemorates the exodus of the Jews from Egypt and is marked chiefly by the Seder ritual and the eating of matzoth.
The promised and expected deliverer of the Jewish people.
The eight pursuits of one seeking enlightenment, comprising right understanding, motives, speech, action, means of livelihood, effort, intellectual activity, and contemplation.
Eightfold Path
An ancient Indic language that is the language of Hinduism and the Vedas and is the classical literary language of India.
The belief that there is only one God.
The entire body of Jewish religious literature, law, and teaching as contained mostly in the Old Testament.
Roman emperor who named Constantinople as the new capital & legally allowedChristian worship.
10 Commandments List of religious and moral instructions which were written by God and given to Moses on Mount Sinai in the form of two stone tablets.
Ten Commandments
The chief spokesperson of a movement or cause.
An Asian river that rises in Tibet and flows through northern India and then southwest through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea
Indus River
A religion, philosophy, and cultural practice native to India, characterized by a belief in reincarnation and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils.
The departure of the Israelites from Egypt under Moses.
The idea that each person is rewarded or punished in one incarnation according to that person's deeds and behavior in the previous life.
Hebrew prophet and lawgiver who led the Israelites across the desert toward the Promised Land. During the journey he was inspired by God on Mount Sinai to write down the Ten Commandments on tablets of stone.
Indian religious leader / founder of Buddhism, who discovered and taught people how to reach enlightenment.
The belief that the soul, upon death of the body, comes back to earth in another body or form.
The ancient region lying between the Jordan, the Dead Sea, and the Mediterranean, the land promised by God to Abraham and the Jews.
A teacher and prophet whose life and teachings form the basis of Christianity. Christians believe to be Son of God and the Christ.