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1

Mongols (Name the famous people)

Genghis Khan (1167-1227)
Timur the Lame (1336-1404)
Conquered the Muslims and were converted to Islam.

2

First Continental famine in 250 years

Peasants Revolt
- England
- France
-Spain

3

Black Death (1347-1350)

Also Known as Bubonic plague
- 30% - 50% of Europe died
- Europe went from 30 universities down to 10.
Began in the 1330's in China

4

Flagellants

Whipped themselves for "Penance"

5

Nation

People United by cultures and other common traits

6

State

Land ruled by borders and Governments

7

Empire

Fluid and large ruled by a geopolitical center state

8

PSI (pp. 77-81)

Liberal Arts (for a freeman)
- Math
-Music
-History
-Philosophy

9

PSI (pp. 95-96)

- No prince can stand by his word if it does not benefit him
You dont have to keep your word to princes who dont

10

Does Respect for History inspire or retard change?

It does both History can serve as a lesson or as a guid.

11

Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

Claimed sin turned the earth into a worthless realm.

12

Papal States

Formed so that Italy could not be unified and so the pope could claim power over all Christendom.

13

Podesta

Stranger brought in to fix a commune

14

Cosimo de Medici

Gained control of Florence through banking treated artists as honored guests.

15

Constantinople

Fell to the turks in May of 1453

16

End of Renaissance

1527 will the sacking of Rome by German forces.

17

Nicolo Machiavelli

Author of the prince (Deception in pursuit of power)

18

Studia Humanitatis

Study of Humans. (Humanism)

19

Dante Alighieri

(1265 -1321) Divine Comedy, Dante's Inferno

20

Geoffrey Chaucer

(1340 - 1400) Canterbury Tales.