Flashcards in Unit One- Group A Deck (32):
An aristocratic clan that ruled in Japan during the Heian period.
Capital of Southern Song Dynasty; population: 1 million; restaurants, noodle shops, taverns, teahouses, brothels, music halls, theaters, clubhouses, gardens, markets, craft shops, silk, gems, porcelain, laquerware.
The tale of Genji
Tale of fictitious imperial prince that meditated on the passing of this and the sorrow it brings. Composed by Muraki Shikibu.
Professional warriors that served the lords of Japan. Mounted warrior.
What is "Flying cash"
Letters of credit.
Buddhist community in western China.
This school of Buddhism emphasized personal salvation and was followed by the female emperor Wu Zhao.
This qadi, known as Averroes to Christian scholars, followed Aristotle's teachings.
Spain was known as ________ after being conquered by Muslims.
While Korea was under the control of this dynasty, it payed tribute to China and adopted many Chinese customs.
Lavish capital built by Silla kings
Author of the Tale of Genji; lady in waiting at Heian court
carving the reverse image of a page onto a woode block, then pressing paper on top of it.
This term means "community of the faithful".
Where is the Ka'ba?
Who was the only female emperor to rule China?
Letters of credit used because of a shortage of copper coins
This Chinese Buddhist monk how lived between 602-664 CE traveled to India and back to visit holy sites and retrieve Buddhist treatises and deepen the understanding of Buddhism.
In the Song era this popular patriarchal technique was used to enhance a women attractiveness and to help men gain more control over them.
On of the most important early Sufis (1058-1111) argued that human reasoning is not capable of understanding Allah, only through studying the Quran can one appreciate the power of Allah.
The Persian Theologian Al-Ghazali
After the death of Muhammad this man became the head of the Islamic community.
This man was the leader of the rebellion that finished the Umayyads, a descendent of Muhammad's uncle, and the founder of the Abbasid dynasty.
Name of financially supported institutions of higher learning in china
People with religious knowledge
What dynasty was not a dynasty known to conquer?
What did Christians and Muslims believe?
One Omnipotent God or deity
Where are Arabic numbers originally from
Japanese military leaders who ruled in place of the emperor.
The holy pilgrimage to Mecca by Islamic followers to visit holy sites.
A source that provides a moral and religious guide to the Islamic communities as well as include sayings and actions done by Muhammad (not the Quran).
Islamic holy law that offered precise guidance on multiple diverse social matters and ethical matters.