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who was the greatest ruler of byzantine empire

justinian

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what was byzantium

a greek colony

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who was the leading general of the byzantine empire

belisarius

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what two places did the army of the byzantines capture

north Africa and Italy

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what did justinian build during his rule of the byzantine empire

the great cathedral Hagia Sophia

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who sacked constantinople

the ottoman turks

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who was the first king of the franks

clovis

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who was the ruer to follow clovis

dagobert

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what empire followed the merovingians

the carolingians

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who was the first carolingian ruler

pepin

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who was pepins father

Charles Martel

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what was martels nickname

the hammer

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what were muslims called in france

moors

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who won the moors at tour

Charles Martel and his army beat the moors

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who did pepin form a good relationship with

the pope

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who did pepin protect rome from

the lumbards

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what are the different translations of charlemanges name

charlemange, carolus Magnus, and charles the great

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who was the best of the carolingian rulers

charlemange

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who was charlemange's father

pepin

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where did charlemange decide to have his empires capital

Aachen

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what was the name of the school charlemange set up in his empires capital

the placs school

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who crowned charlemange as emperor of the holy roman empire

pope leo III

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What was the name of the language that charlemange created

carolingian minuscule

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what is odd that happened to charlemange

he can read but not write

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what treaty caused the holy empire to be split into 3 parts

the treaty of verdun

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where do the vikings hail from

Scandinavia

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what did the vikings set up in France

normandy

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what two places were raided by the vikings during the saxon invasions

Britain and rome

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what were the three most important kingdoms the saxons set up

- Northumbria
- Mercia
- Wessex

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who brought christianity to Ireland

st. Patrick

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what did saint columban supposibly do

he discovered the americas first

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who was the first king of wessex

Alfred the great

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what was the battle alfred and his army won against the danes called

the battle of edington

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what is the name of the river that divides London and chester

the thames river

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who was the king that followed Alfred

Canute

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who does canute share his rule with

edmond ironside

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who took what in the shared rule of the anglo-saxon rule

Canute took the northern portion of the kingdom
ironside took the southern region of the kingdom

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who was the anglo-saxon king who followed canute

Edward the confessor