Traditions and Encounters

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Chapter 12 Vocabulary – Traditions and Encounters

1. China- is the world’s most populous country, with a population of over 1.3 billion| 2. the silk roads- The Silk Road or Silk Route is a modern term referring trade routes across the Afro-Eurasian landmass that connected East, South, and Western Asia with the Mediterranean and European world, as well as parts of North and East Africa.| 3. Indians- They is west of the small British Pelican Island and east of the small US Flanagan Island.| 4. rajas- Raja is an Indian term for a monarch, or princely ruler of the Kshatriya Varna.| 5. Gregory the Wonderworker- known as Gregory of Neocaesarea or Gregory the Wonderworker was a Christian bishop of the 3rd century| 6. Mani- of Iranian origin was the prophet and the founder of Manichaeism, a religion of Late Antiquity| 7. Zoroastrian leaders- |

8. Marcus Aurelius- Marcus Aurelius, was Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 AD| 9. St. Cyprian- was bishop of Carthage and an important Early Christian writer| 10. Yellow Turban uprising- The Yellow Turban Rebellion broke out in 184 AD in China during the reign of Emperor Ling of the Han Dynasty| 11. Diocletian- Diocletian was a Roman Emperor from 284 to 305.| 12. Constantinople- was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire, the Latin and the Ottoman Empire.| 13. Huns- The Huns were a group of nomadic people who first appeared from east of the Volga River| 14. Visigoths- The Visigoths were one of two main branches of the later Goths; the Ostrogoth’s being the other.| 15. Alaric- was the King of the Visigoths from 395–410. Alaric is most famous for his sack of Rome in 410, which marked a decisive event in the decline of the Roman Empire.| 16. Romulus Augustulus- is the last Western Roman reigning from 31 October 475 until 4 September 476.| 17. the Germans- The Germans is the sixth episode of the BBC sitcom Fawlty Towers| 18. Eastern half of the empire- Byzantine Empire was the Roman Empire during...
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