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Unformatted text preview: o Narmer I of Egypt; how was the Eyptian pharaoh typically regarded in Egyptian civilization? How did Egyptians regard death? When was the Egyptian civilization at its height? When did it go into decline? o Phoenicians o Mandate of Heaven o The Tao o Confucius, Mencius, Confucianism o LaoTzu, Taoism o Legalism o Qin Shihuangdi o Liu Bang o Han Wudi o The shi o Samsara, Yoga, Dharma, Moksha, Brahman, Atman, Reincarnation, Karma o Nirvana, Four Noble Truths, Noble 8-Fold Path (Middle Way) o Buddhism – what was it like in India? Why didn’t it last in India? How did it get to China? How do the Chinese adapt it and make it “Chinese”? o Aryans o Aryan religion – who were their gods? o Vedas o Caste System – Know the Sanskrit & English names of the varnas. Who were the untouchables, and how was this caste originally assigned? o The Brahmins o Indian dynasties – Mauryans, Guptas; Indian rulers: Chandragupta Maurya, Ashoka...
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- Spring '11
- Buddhism, Sumer, River Valley Civilizations, H&G lifestyle w/, River valley systems