Flashcards in Unit Two- Group H- General and Specific Concepts Deck (26):
What is caesaropapism?
Put in place by Constantine. Emperor not only ruled as secular lord but also played an active role in ecclesiastical affairs.
When did the schism take place?
During 1054 the Eastern and Western Churches parted.
Which policy did Emperor Leo III implement?
What is iconoclasm?
"Breaking of icons". Veneration of images was seen as sinful.
What is feudalism?
Used to characterize the political and social order of midieval Europe.
What is "Greek fire"?
A flammable substance used as a defense.
Why are the Monsoons important?
They brought rainfall during Spring and Summer, but sparked a need for irrigation in the Autumn and Winter.
What are Dows and Junks?
Larger ships that allowed for maritime trade away from the coastline and through the Indian Ocean. They also had larger cargo capacity
Subcastes of the caste system, split up into guilds by occupation.
Vishnu and Shiva
Two of the most imortant Hindu Devotional Cults. Vishnu= preserver of the world, Shiva=God of fertility and destruction.
Cult of love and devotion that sought to bridge the gap between Islam and Hinduism during the 12th Century.
What were the two devotional cults
Shiva and Vishnu
What city in Russia was home to Prince Vladimir
What role did St. Benedict play in Christian monasteries
He reformed them and gave them a new set of rules to follow
What were the "missi dominici" and who did they serve
They were envoys of the lord ruler and the ruler was Charlemagne
What are the religions for Turkish nomads?
Shamans, Buddhism, nestorians, christianity, and Islam by tenth century
What areas did the Mongols conquer by the death of chinghis Kahn?
Persia and northern China
Where was the Golden Horde located?
Modern day Russia and Poland Hungary
What did the Mongols forbade the Chinese from doing during their rule in China?
Confucians, intermarriage,and learning the Mongol language
What women spread Benedictine rule to female convents
What are monsoons?
Seasonal winds in India that bring heavy rains.
What is raja?
An indian prince or king.
What other use did Hindu temples have?
They were also used as economic centers.
Hindu religious text.