AP World History Unit 2 Chapter 5 Vocab
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independent kingdom that was along the upper nile. It mastered the use of iron, had form of Egyptian hieroglyphic writing, but was later defeated by rival kingdom Axum
Kingdom that defeated Kush, but was defeated by Ethiopia
Another regional kingdom near Axum. Had oldest monarchy. Had Jewish people.
Japans religion. They worshipped animals and political figures. Emperors were looked at as gods
An indian group; lacked writing, but they produced massive pyramid-shaped religious monuments
successor of Olmec built this city. They developed hieroglyphic alphabet. Center for trade and worship
Central American civilization
founded in the Andes (present day Bolivia and Peru). They were isolated
Daoist leaders were called this. attacked emperor for weakness
dynasty that came after Sui dynasty. This dynasty revived Confucianism and bureaucratic system. 2nd golden age of China
regional princes in India that controlled small states and emphasized military power
In Hinduism, this is the mother goddess
A new middle eastern religion(at the time) that threatened other religions. Founded by Muhammed
God of Islam
Roman Emperor. tried to improve tax collection but failed. He persecuted Christians
Roman Emperor that created Constaninople. He adopted Christianity and new capital. He regulated eastern part of the empire more efficiently.
Nomadic group that invaded the Rome empire from the north during their decline.
Nomadic group that invaded China during their decline. They attacked Rome also
Byzantine emperor; failed to reconquer the western portions of the empire and restore the Roman Empire
created from Persian rebellion that revived Persian ideas. Overthrown by Arab conquest
A Christian theologian (study of religious beliefs). He was a bishop in Africa
A doctrine that rose after Buddhas death. Buddhist concept regarding individuals who had reached enlightenment but who stayed in this world to help people reach nirvana.
East Asian form of Buddhism. \”Greater Vehicle\”. It retained basic Buddhist beliefs. Emphasis on Buddha increased
Son of God. Prophet and teacher among Jews. The Messiah
An early convert that was 1st Christian missionary. Gave Christians power and accepted non-Jews
Byzantine emperor that established the Benedictine rule. He started monastery among the Italian peasants
Bishop of Rome. Gave western church power and strength
Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Shintoism, Daoism, Judaism
The eastern half of the Roman Empire, which survived after the fall of the Western Empire at the end of the 5th century C.E. Its capital was Constantinople, named after the Emperor Constantine.
People who populated Fiji and Samoa
brief dynasty before the Tang Dynasty. After the Han Dynasty. Strong northern rulers conquered South China
Major split because of separate beliefs and doctrines in Africa religion of Egypt. John Mark was the founder.