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Byzantine Empire
non-muslim relgious communities permitted to flow their own religious laws and practices.
Safavid
Muslim dynasty ruled persia
mausoleum
large tomb or building containing tombs
Taj Mahal
Enshrine his wifes memory after she died
Treaty of Tordesillas
agreement between Portugal and Spain declaring that newly discovered lands to the west of an imaginary line in the Atlantic Ocean would belong to spain and those to the east belong to Portugal
Suleyman the lawgiver
known as Suleyman the magnificent ruled from 1520 to 1566
Isma'il
age of 12 seized most of what is now iran taking the ancient persian title of shah or kind and establishing shia lslam as the state religion
Ghazi
Warrior for Islam
Ottoman
follower of Osman(also called Othman)
Mughal
nomads who invaded the indian subcontinent
Akbar
Baburs grandson (Greatest One)
Tokugawa shogumate
dynasty of shoguns that ruled a unified japan from 1603 to 1897
Prince Henry
called the Navigator
Manchus
Native to manchuria who ruled China during the Qing Dynasty
Timur the Lame
named due to an injury by an arrow in the leg
Osman
Most successful warrior(ghazi)
Millets
se[arate legal courts pertaining to personal law under which minorities were allowedto rule themselves
Infidel
doesn't believe in certain religion
Esfahan
shah abbas built this new capital for the safavid culture
Zheng He
Chinese Muslim admiral led all seven voyages
daimyo
Japanese feudal lord who commanded a private army of samurai
Sikh
Member of a nonviolent religious group whose beliefs blend elements of Buddhism
Shah Abbas
Abbas the great, took the throne in 1587 and helped create the safavid culture
Constantinople (1453 Conquest)
Conquered by mehmed 11
Qing Dynasty
China's last dynasty which ruled from 1644 to 1912
Devshirme
Ottoman Empire, the policy of taking boys from conqured christian people
Janissary
member of an elite force of soldiers
Aurangzeb
3rd son of shah Jahan of Mughal empire
shah
Hereditary monarch or Iran
Bartolomeu Dias
early Portuguese explorer known for his statement about his motives
Vasco de Gama
Portuguese explorer credited with giving portugal a direct sea route to the india
Mehmed 11
Also called Mehmed the Conqueror
Dutch East India Company
Company founded by the dutch in the early 17th century
Babur
11 year old boy who inherited a kingdom
Shah Jahan
son of Jahangir
Sultan
Overlord or one with power
Ming Dynasty
chinese dynasty
jizya
per capita tax imposed on non muslim

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