China: A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.History, 16th Century: Time period from 1501 through 1600 of the common era.Hobbies: Leisure activities engaged in for pleasure.History, 15th Century: Time period from 1401 through 1500 of the common era.QatarHistory, 17th Century: Time period from 1601 through 1700 of the common era.IraqOttoman Empire: A sultanate comprised at various times of parts of EUROPE, ASIA, and AFRICA. Its period extends generally from 1301 to 1922.Mummies: Bodies preserved either by the ancient Egyptian technique or due to chance under favorable climatic conditions.War: Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.Illegitimacy: The state of birth outside of wedlock. It may refer to the offspring or the parents.History, 19th Century: Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.History, 18th Century: Time period from 1701 through 1800 of the common era.Mid-Atlantic Region: A geographical area of the United States comprising the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.Empathy: An individual's objective and insightful awareness of the feelings and behavior of another person. It should be distinguished from sympathy, which is usually nonobjective and noncritical. It includes caring, which is the demonstration of an awareness of and a concern for the good of others. (From Bioethics Thesaurus, 1992)History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Philosophy: A love or pursuit of wisdom. A search for the underlying causes and principles of reality. (Webster, 3d ed)History of Dentistry