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Iraq and Iran and lasted from September 1980 until August 1988
Islam as polytheism
Lima, which he named la Ciudad de los Reyes (the City of Kings), to serve as the capital of Peru on January 18, 1535
civil wars and gave Rome an era of peace, prosperity, and imperial greatness, known as the Pax Romana, "Roman peace"
Christopher Columbus in 1492, were the Island Arawaks (more properly called the Taino)
polymath Posidonius attempted to create a unified worldview, showing the interconnectedness of the world and how all forces have an effect on each other and on human life
Moghul emperor of India, had little political power and was finally exiled for treason by the British
William Flinders Petrie, from whom Howard Carter learned his archaeological skills, had little faith in Carter's ability to be a great archaeologist
community are equal allowing them to share a common experience, usually through a rite of passage
Scotland who lived north of Hadrian's Wall
Indian state of Gujarat, was named after Mahatma Gandhi who was himself a Gujarati
Japan, an abbreviation of the Japanese characters that make up "Tokyo Daigaku," the Japanese name of the University
Indian cuisine where it is called brinjal, and is considered the "King of Vegetables"
Babylonian Code of Hammurabi
Austro-Hungarian Empire, until January 1, 1993, when it split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia
souls of the dead that attach themselves to living persons on earth, became widespread in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
family of parents and children is a central social structure in all cultures
Isaac Pitman taught shorthand in Great Britain via correspondence in the 1840s.
Industrial Revolution led to advances in agricultural technology that greatly increased food production allowing large numbers of people to pursue other types of work
Indian philosophical and ascetic movement that did not believe in karma or the possibility of free will
Pulitzer Prize posthumously, for The Collected Poems published almost twenty years after her death by suicide
Taoist quest for immortality
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