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Fujiwara

An aristocratic clan that ruled in Japan during the Heian period.



John Riley

1

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.

Hangzhou




Roberts

2

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.


John Riley

3

Professional warriors that served the lords of Japan. Mounted warrior.

The Samurai



John Riley

4

What is "Flying cash"

Letters of credit.



John Riley

5

Dunhuang

Buddhist community in western China.



John Riley

6

This school of Buddhism emphasized personal salvation and was followed by the female emperor Wu Zhao.

Pure Land

Thomas DeLong

7

This qadi, known as Averroes to Christian scholars, followed Aristotle's teachings.

Ibn Rushd

Thomas DeLong

8

Spain was known as ________ after being conquered by Muslims.

Al-Andalus

Thomas DeLong

9

While Korea was under the control of this dynasty, it payed tribute to China and adopted many Chinese customs.

Silla

Thomas DeLong

10

Lavish capital built by Silla kings

Kumsong




Roberts

11

Author of the Tale of Genji; lady in waiting at Heian court

Muraski Shikibu




Roberts

12

carving the reverse image of a page onto a woode block, then pressing paper on top of it.

Block-printing




Roberts

13

This term means "community of the faithful".

Umma

Thomas DeLong

14

Where is the Ka'ba?



Elmore

Mecca

15

Who was the only female emperor to rule China?




Elmore

Wu Zhao

16

Letters of credit used because of a shortage of copper coins

"flying cash"




Roberts

17

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.

Xuanzang



Rathmann

18

In the Song era this popular patriarchal technique was used to enhance a women attractiveness and to help men gain more control over them.

Foot binding



Rathmann

19

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

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After the death of Muhammad this man became the head of the Islamic community.

Abu Bakr



Rathmann

21

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.

Abu al-Abbas



Rathmann

22

Name of financially supported institutions of higher learning in china
Nill

Madrasas

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People with religious knowledge
Nill

Ulama

24

What dynasty was not a dynasty known to conquer?
Nill

Abbasid

25

What did Christians and Muslims believe?
Nill

One Omnipotent God or deity

26

Where are Arabic numbers originally from
Nill

India

27

Japanese military leaders who ruled in place of the emperor.
Steven Hutto

Shoguns

28

The holy pilgrimage to Mecca by Islamic followers to visit holy sites.
Steven Hutto

The hajj

29

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).
Steven Hutto

The hadith

30

Islamic holy law that offered precise guidance on multiple diverse social matters and ethical matters.
Steven Hutto

The sharia

31

A term meaning "struggle", that calls upon Muslims to struggle against ignorance and disbelief by spreading the word of Islam and converting others to the faith.
Steven Hutto

Jihad