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16th century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain for human knowledge Abecedarian
Roman grammarian whose textbook on Latin grammar was used throughout the Middle Ages (fourth century) Aelius Donatus , Donatus
century plant agave , aloe , pita , sect
movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal of accepted ideas and social institutions Age of Reason , Enlightenment
according to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC) Ahab
religious movement by Arab Shiite Muslims in 17th century Iraq that is opposed to the Usuli Akhbari
Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040) Al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham , al-Haytham , Alhacen , Alhazen , Ibn al-Haytham
republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s Algeria , Algerie , Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria
major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; founded by Alexander Hamilton; favored a strong centralized government American Federalist Party , Federalist Party , Federal Party
orthodox Anabaptist sect separated from the Mennonites in late 17th century; settled chiefly in southeastern Pennsylvania Amish sect
religion, sixth century, believing in adult baptism, church-state separation, nonviolence Anabaptists
presocratic Greek philosopher and associate of Anaximander who believed that all things are made of air in different degrees of density (6th century BC) Anaximenes
collection of folktales in Arabic dating from the 10th century Arabian Nights , Arabian Nights' Entertainment , Thousand and One Nights
member of one of a group of Semitic peoples inhabiting Aram and parts of Mesopotamia from the 11th to the 8th century BC Aramaean , Aramean
alphabetical (or perhaps syllabic) script used since the 9th century BC to write the Aramaic language; many other scripts were subsequently derived from it Aramaic , Aramaic script
ancient city in southeastern Greece; dominated the Peloponnese in the 7th century BC Argos
17th century theology (named after its founder Jacobus Arminius) that opposes the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin and holds that human free will is compatible with God's sovereignty Arminianism
Italian theologian who censured the worldly possessions of monks and the temporal power of bishops and was condemned for dogmatic errors by the Second Lateran Council (early 12th century) Arnold of Brescia
French writer who was the embodiment of 18th century Enlightenment (1694-1778) Arouet , Francois-Marie Arouet , Voltaire
decorative art style from late nineteenth century to early twentieth century art nouveau
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