political system based on bonds of loyalty between lords and vassals
feudalism
medieval business group formed by craftspeople and merchants
guild
to mistreat a person because of his or her beliefs or differences
persecute
organization with different levels of authority
hierachy
religious community where monks live and work
monastery
the beliefs in one God
monothesim
the belief in many gods
polytheism
large landmass that is part of a continent but distinct from it
subcontinent
written language developed by the Aryans
Sanskrit
social group that a person is born in =to and cannot change
Caste
religious teacher and spirtiual guide in Hinduism
Guru
rebirth of the soul or spirit in different bodies over time
Reincarnation
lawn that Moses received from God, that leter became the first part of the Hebrew Bible (Book of the Jews)
Torah
holy book of Islam
Quran