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“Great Vehicle” branch of Buddhism followed in China, Japan, Central Asia
the first Mesoamerican civilization
“Way of the Elders” branch of Buddhism followed in Sri Lanka and much of Southeast Asia
Semitic-speaking Canaanites living on the coast of modern Lebanon and Syria; founded Carthage
term used to characterize Roman government that was based on idea of “first citizen'
ancient Indic language of India, in which the Hindu scriptures and classical Indian Epic poems are written
Hindu concept of the spirit’s “liberation” from the endless cycle of rebirth
Chinese ideology in which the chief deity granted power to the ruler and could take away that power if ruler fails
Early Indian sacred knowledge
king of Persia who led a vast army against Greece and won the battle of Thermopylae but was eventually defeated
period from 507 to 31 BCE, during which Rome was largely governed by the Senate
Greek and Phoenician warship powered by 170 oars arranged in three vertical tiers
era in which stability and prosperity was brought to Roman rule in the first two centuries CE
complex of palaces, reception halls and treasury buildings erected by Persian kings Darius I and Xerxes
capital city of a kingdom in southern Nubia
aristocratic leader in Athens who guided the state to full participatory democracy for all male citizens
person believed to be the first emperor of China
group of aristocratic Romans who ruled the Empire
Greek philosopher; student of Socrates; wrote The Republic
governor of a province in the Achaemenid Persian Empire
Greek term for city-state
term Greeks used to describe a person who seized and held power in violation of the normal procedures of the community
state that acquires prestige by developing cultural forms and staging public ceremonies
religion originating in ancient Iran centered on a single benevolent deity, Ahuramazda

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