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Yes, a community or population made up of people who share a common cultural background or descent. An example is the Kurds.
Number 1- What is an ethnic group? Give definition and example. Rhett? Do you have the answer.
Number 2- What is a religious group? Give definition and example. Blaire? Do you have the answer?
Yes, A set of individuals who's identity as such distinctive in terms of common religious creed, beliefs, doctrines, practices, and rituals. An example is Christianity.
Yes! The Arabs, Kurds, and Christians. All three of these religions are similar because they share a common heritage, and they are all monotheistic. The differences are, Christians believe Jesus to be the messiah and son of God. Muslims consider him to be a prophet, though they do not believe in his resurrection. In Judaism, Jesus is not believed to be the messiah or the son of God.
Number 3- Name the 3 major religions of the world. Compare & Contrast them. Brantley? Do you have the answer?
Arabs location is, Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. Are all Arabic countries. Arab Christian kingdoms and Arab Jewish tribes. Today, however, most Arabs are Muslim, with a minority adhering to other faiths, largely Christianity though. Their language is Arabic al-ʻarabiyyah or ʻarabi.
Number 4- Name Arabs language, location, religion, history. Blaire?
Persians speak Persian. Persia is the same as Iran and is located in Iran North of Persian Gulf and South of Caspian Sea. Persian Empire was created by Achaemenids, established by Cyrus the Great in 550 BC with the conquest of Median, Lydian and Babylonian empires.Persepolis is the most famous historical site related to Persian Empire in the Achaemenid era and it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979. Their religion is shīʿite Islam. Before the Muslim conquest of Persia in the 7th century ce, most Persians followed Zoroastrianism, based on the teachings of the ancient prophet Zoroaster (Zarathustra), who lived during the first half of the 1st millennium bce.
Number 5- Name Persians language, religion, and history . Brantley?