HST 106 Asian Civilizations Final Exam

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Akbar and Darah Sikoh

Moguls/Mughals who promoted conciliation between Hinduism and Islam

Aladdin Khalji

Repeatedly defeated the Mongols and built the Kutub [Uddin] Minar in Delhi

Alexander the Great

Destroyed Persian empire and invaded Indus Valley in 347 BCE

Angkor Thorn, Bayon, Angkor Wat

Hindu and Buddhist temple complexes in the capital of the Khmer in what is now Cambodia

Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Kandy, Colombo, and Jaffna

Capitals of Ceylon/Sri Lanka

Arthashastra

Political text, attributed to Kautilya, begun in the Maurya period

Ashikaga Takauji

A double traitor, he betrayed the Hojo and Emperor Godaigo

Ashoka

His reign is famous for the appearance of writing, the unification of the Indian subcontinent, and patronage of Buddhism

Attributed to Crown Prince Shotoku

17 article constitution, 12 cap ranking system, and sending scholars to China

Aurangzeb

Mughal/Mogul emperor who suppressed Hinduism, tore down temples, and taxed pilgrims and merchants-in addition to the normal Islamic poll tax jizya on dhimmis

Azuchi Castle

Built by Oda Nobunaga as his capital

Baluchistan

Eastern edge of Iran bordering on Indus Valley

Bamiyan

In Afghanistan, site of two huge Buddha statues, now destroyed

Be

Hereditary occupational groups, imported from Korea

Beijing, Nanjing, Luoyang, Chang'an, Kaifeng, Hangzhou, Anyang, and Zhengzhou

The capitals of China

Borobudur

9th century Buddhist temple built in Java

Caliphs

Successors of Muhammed and rulers of the Islamic community living by the Shariah

Characteristics of Chinese-Style State

Taxation, bureaucracy, and conscript army

Characteristics of Civilization

City, writing, hi-tech

Characteristics of Jomon

Bow and arrow, pottery, pit house