World History Honors Semester 1 Exam Review

World History Honors Semester 1 Exam Review

Judaism
Monotheistic religion of the Jews
Islam
The religion of the Muslims
Catholicism
The faith,order and practice of the Roman Catholic Church
Byzantine Empire
Empire in south eastern Europe and Asia. Ended with the loss of Constantinople
Orthodox
of or relating to orthodox church
Iconoclast controversy
Attacking or ignoring cherished beliefs
Silk road (location)
Ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean
Silk Road (impact on the trade between west and east)
Expanded religions, trade, diseases and luxury goods
Early middle ages
Period of European history lasting from 5th to 10th century. Followed the decline of the Western Roman empire
Dark ages
Period of history between classical antiquity and Roman renaissance