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Hajj



Murphy

Holy pilgrimage to Mecca

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sakk



Rob Enright

resembled check, honored by Abbasid banks

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Equal-field system. (James Patterson III)

Equal distribution of land under Tang Dynasty.

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Justinian's Code

a systematic review of the Roman Law (Angus Pellant)

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Corpus luris Civilis

Means body of the civil law, what Justinian based his code off of. (Angus Pellant)

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Missi Dominici

means envoys of The Lord Ruler (Angus Pellant)

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Vikings

Nordic Peoples of Scandinavia, Norse mariners who mounted invasions and plundered settlements. (Angus Pellant)

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Caesaropapism

secular Lord and ecclesiastical leader. The Emperor would lead both within the state and religious affairs. (Angus Pellant)

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Ecclesiastical

means religious, or having to do with religious affairs. (Angus Pellant)

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Middle Kingdom (James Patterson III)

China's realm of responsibility to bring order to subordinate kingdoms.

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Uighur (James Patterson III)

Helped Tang Dynasty keep order. Then proceeded to take over Chang'an and Luoyang

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Wu Zhou (James Patterson III)

First female emperor of China

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Footbinding ( James Patterson III)

Patriarchal practice, preventing growth of girl's foot to make them more attractive.

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veiling



Rob Enright

a rule that required women to always have their heads covered in public

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Madrasas



Rob Enright

institutions of higher education in al-Andalus

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Hajj


Murphy

Holy pilgrimage to Mecca

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Quran


Murphy

"Recitation"; holy book of Islam

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Allah


Murphy

Name Muslims call God

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Hijra


Murphy

Muhammad's migration to Medina

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Sharia


Murphy

Islamic holy law

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5 Pillars of Islam

1. Allah is God Muhammad is prophet
2. Pray to Allah daily
3. Fast in daylight of Ramadan
4. Give alms to weak and poor
5. Must make pilgrimage to Mecca

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Caliph

Successor of Muhammad

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Abbasid Dynasty

After Umayyad Dynasty
Allied with Shia and Non-Arabic Muslims to take over Umayyad
Eventually ended by Mongols

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Shia Sect

Believe Caliph should come from descendants of Muhammad
Come from line of Ali who was cousin of Muhammad

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Shogun

Military governor who ruled in place of emperor

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samurai




Rob Enright

a mounted warrior in medieval Japan

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Abu al-Abbas




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The founder of the Abbasid Dynasty

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Greek fire

military invention used by Byzantines to resist Muslim invasions; burns even on water (Daniel Pfaff)

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iconoclasm

'breaking of the icons' commissioned by Emperor Leo III in Byzantine Empire (Daniel Pfaff)

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St. Cyril and St. Methodius

converted Slavic peoples to Christianity; adapted Greek to Slavic languages for Cyrillic alphabet (Daniel Pfaff)

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Constatninople

originally called Byzantium; renamed by Emperor Constantine and made capital off the new Roman (Byzantine) Empire; housed Hagia Sophia and the hippodrome (Daniel Pfaff)

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Pope Gregory I

defended Rome from the Germanic tribe, Lombards, and reasserted papacy as head authority and emphasized sacrament of penance