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AUDIO GLOSSARY


Glossary for the letter "H":

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xhadith Audio Pronunciation of hadith
Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad.

Hagia Sophia Audio Pronunciation of Hagia Sophia
Church built by Constantius, the son of Constantine, in Constantinople in the early sixth century.

Haile Selassie  Audio Pronunciation of Haile Selassie
Ethiopian king, 1930 - 1974, who attempted to modernize his country; considered the Messiah by Rastafarians.

Hammurabi Audio Pronunciation of Hammurabi
Mesopotamian ruler from 1792 - 1750 BCE whose legal decisions constitute the first written laws in the world.

han'gul Audio Pronunciation of han'gul
Korean phonetic syllabary.

Hangzhou Audio Pronunciation of Hangzhou
Capital of the Southern Song dynasty from 1127 - 1279 on the southeastern coast of China.

Harappa Audio Pronunciation of Harappa
Earliest known culture in Indus valley, 2300 - 1500 BCE.

Harappan  Audio Pronunciation of Harappan
Of or relating to early civilization in Indus valley.

Heian Audio Pronunciation of Heian
Capital city of Japan, 794 - 1185 CE.

hejira Audio Pronunciation of hejira
The Prophet Muhammad's flight to Medina from Mecca in 622 CE which marks the beginning of the Muslim calendar.

Hinduism Audio Pronunciation of Hinduism
Dominant belief system in India with a diverse array of belief systems, practices, and scriptures; originated in ancient Vedic culture at least as far back as 2000 BCE.

Hispaniola Audio Pronunciation of Hispaniola
Island to the east of Cuba where Columbus founded a Spanish colony in 1493; present-day island of Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Hongshan Audio Pronunciation of Hongshan
Neolithic site in northern China.

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