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A bridgelike structure that carries a water from the countryside to cities
Aqueduct
The numbers 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, used since the 12th century.
Arabic Numerals
A Japanese worrier who pledged to serve a particular lord and protect his estate.
Samurai
A right to which every person is entitled.
Human Rights
A fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; it averages 6 meters in width
Great Wall of China
an ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean 4,000 miles long.
Silk Road
A Chinese philosopher of the sixth century b.c.; the founder of Confucianism. His teachings have come down to us as a collection of short sayings.
Confucius
A Chinese philosophy founded in the 200s b.c. by Lao Tzu
Taoism
A family of rulers.
Dynasty
A picture or decorative design made by setting small colored pieces, as of stone or tile, into a surface.
Mosaics
An image; a representation or symbol
Icons
A person that goes to another country to do religious and social work.
Missionaries
A.D. 570–632, Arab prophet: founder of Islam.
Muhammad
A religion that teaches that there is one god and that Muhammad is his prophet
Islam
a Muslim temple or place of public worship.
Mosque
A city of western Saudi Arabia near the coast of the Red Sea. The birthplace of Muhammad, it is the holiest city of Islam and a pilgrimage site for all devout believers of the faith
Mecca
The old Arab quarter of a North African city.
Medina
The sacred text of Islam, considered by Muslims to contain the revelations of God to Muhammad
Koran
In Islam the most important teachings of Muhammad, including belief in Allah and Muhammad the prophet, prayer, charity or almsgiving, fasting, and pilgrimage to Mecca.
Five Pillars of Islam
The title used by rulers of the Muslim community from 632 until 1924.
Caliphs