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Glossary of Asian History Terms, S

Glossary of words related to the History of Asia from you About.com Guide to Asian History. Terms beginning with S, Samurai to Sunni.

What Was the Safavid Empire?
Learn more here about the Safavid Empire of Persia from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Samurai
Glossary definition of the term "samurai" from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Saracen
Glossary definition of the term Saracen from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Sassanid Empire
Glossary definition of the term Sassanid Empire from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Sati
Glossary definition of the term "sati" from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Satrap
What is a satrap? Glossary definition of the term satrap from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Scythians
Who were the Scythians? Find out more here about the nomadic people with the amazing gold jewelry and art.

Seleucid Empire
Glossary definition of the term "Seleucid Empire" from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Seljuks
Glossary definition of the word "Seljuk" from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Sengoku
Glossary definition of the word "Sengoku" from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Sepoy
Glossary definition of the term "Sepoy" from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Shah
Glossary definition of the term "shah" from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Shambhala
Where is Shambhala? Definition of the term Shambhala from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Shangri-La
Where is Shangri-La? Definition of the term Shangri-La from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Sharia Law
What is sharia law? Find out here.

Sheik
Glossary definition of the term "sheik" from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Sherpa
Glossary definition of the term "Sherpa" from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Shi'a
Glossary definition of the term Shi'a from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Shogun
Glossary definition of the term "shogun" from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Who Are the Sikhs?
Who are the Sikhs, and how do their beliefs differ from those of Hindus and Muslims? Find out in this glossary definition of the term Sikh from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Silk Road
Glossary definition of the term "Silk Road" from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Silla Kingdom
Definition of Silla Kingdom from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Where Was Sogdiana?
Definition of the term Sogdiana from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Song Dynasty
Glossary definition of China's "Song Dynasty" from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Sufi
Glossary definition of the term "Sufi" from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Sultan
Definition of the term sultan from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

Sunni
Definition of the term Sunni, one of the main divisions of Islam, from your About.com Guide to Asian History.

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