Flashcards in quiz 4 Deck (24):
What was the great military achievement of Charles Martel and 732?
Battle of Tours: beat back the Muslims
In what year did the historical event depicted in the song of Roland occur?
About when was the song of Roland put into written form?
How many fighting days did a vassal usually owe his overlord?
Usually 40 a year
In what year did William conquer England?
T/F: The Domesday Book what's the census of all people in Williams newly acquired land
During feudal times, what did serfs get in exchange for providing food?
In what year did Pope urban II call for the first crusade?
T/F: the primary purpose of the Crusades what's to convert pagans
T/F: the biggest impact of the Crusades was the opening of new trade routes
T/F: medieval Romance focused on true affection and sympathy between lovers
Judging from the dialect the poem, who, probably, comprised the original audience?
T/F: all earlier forms of the poems were likely song or recited
What is Marsilion tell his ambassadors to tell Charlemagne he promises to do?
Convert to Christianity
Why does Oliver say Roland should not be sent as an investor?
Because he spoils for fight
What happens to the emperors glove?
It falls on the ground
T/F: Roland prays that God will find a way to avoid battle
What does Oliver ask Roland to do as soon as he sees the pagan army
Blow the horn and sent for Charles
The narrator says Roland is good; what is Oliver?
Turpin assures Rolands men. Where will they have seats if they die?
In highest paradise
What is the second death?
Death of the soul
Although Turpin agrees that sounding horn can't help them why should the king come?
To avenge their deaths
Why does Roland Faint?
Because Oliver has died