Study Guide III

Chapters 9-13

 

 

 

Gupta

Theravada

Pataliputra

Mahmud of Ghazni

Tamerlane

Sikhism

Mamallapuram

Kalidasa

Borobudur

Bhakti Movement

Sufi Movement

Muslim invasions of India

Confucianism

Foot binding

Samurai

Kamikaze

Onin War

Shintoism

Shogun                                    

Zen Buddhism

Dai Viet

Justinian

Agricultural revolution

Guilds

Feudalism

First Crusade

Gothic

Charlemagne

Monasticism

Feudalism

Vassals

Estates-General

The Slavs

Manorialism

Dominican Friars

Medieval University

Romanesque

Fourth Crusade

Black Death

Flagellants

Great Schism

Intellectual Renaissance

Petrarch

Florence

Scholasticism

Leonardo da Vinci

Ottoman Turks

Medici

Michelangelo

Iconoclasm

Scholasticism

 

 

Essay Questions:

 

  1. What degree of importance did travel, military activity, and religious developments have on Indian society during the Kushan and Gupta eras?  Which of the three was the most influential, and why?
  2. Discuss the significance and impact of civil service examination on Chinese society.  Who benefited and who did not from the system?  Was it actually based upon merit?  Why or why not?
  3. Describe and discuss the most significant economic and social aspects of medieval Japanese society.
  4. What were the most significant causes and results of the Crusades?  Consider religious, economic, and social factors in your analysis.  Were the Crusades, on balance, a major mistake?  Why or why not?
  5. How would European life in the fourteenth century have been different if the Black Plague had not come to Europe?  Which individuals and groups might have been better off if it hadn’t occurred, and which groups might have been worse off?  Why?