The Pocket Guide to World History

Isaurian. 717-802. Byzantine dynasty. [Read more ...]

Isaurians. Bellicose peoples of Anatolia defeated by Servilius 76BC. [Read more ...]

Isherwood, Christopher. 1904-86. English novelist/playwright. Goodbye to Berlin 1939. [Read more ...]

Ishmael. Abraham and Hagar’s son, from whom all Arabs descend. Midianites. [Read more ...]

Ishtar. Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of love, sex, and war. Earth Mother. [Read more ...]

Isidore of Seville, St. 560-636. Spanish bishop, encyclopedist. Etymologiae. De Natura Rerum. [Read more ...]

Isis. Egyptian deity of the moon, nature and fertility. Sister of Osiris. [Read more ...]

Islam. =Muhammadism. 7C-. Monotheistic religion based on Koran. 1/6 of world’s population, especially north Africa, Middle East, SW Asia. Sunni. Shi’ite. Caliphate Empire. [Read more ...]

Islamic Revolution. 1979. Ayatollah Khomeini led overthrow of Pahlavi in Iran. [Read more ...]

Isocrates. 436-338BC. Athenian orator. [Read more ...]

Isolationism. 19C-1916. US foreign policy of noninvolvement in foreign affairs. [Read more ...]

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