Names are crucial to finding historical information. As you do your research, make a list of all the names you find with significance (include alternate spellings).
Knowing these can help you find what you want and identify what you got.
This worksheet is on Google Drive:
Important names, empires, dates/periods, peoples/nationalities, places, etc. (search words):
Origin and spread:
Relationship to political authority:
Period empires touched by this religion:
Effects on culture:
Bragging points for the religion:
Areas of concern for the religion: