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1

What was the great military achievement of Charles Martel and 732?

Battle of Tours: beat back the Muslims

2

In what year did the historical event depicted in the song of Roland occur?

778

3

About when was the song of Roland put into written form?

Around 1100's

4

How many fighting days did a vassal usually owe his overlord?

Usually 40 a year

5

In what year did William conquer England?

1066

6

T/F: The Domesday Book what's the census of all people in Williams newly acquired land

False

7

During feudal times, what did serfs get in exchange for providing food?

Military protection

8

In what year did Pope urban II call for the first crusade?

1095

9

T/F: the primary purpose of the Crusades what's to convert pagans

False

10

T/F: the biggest impact of the Crusades was the opening of new trade routes

True

11

T/F: medieval Romance focused on true affection and sympathy between lovers

False

12

Judging from the dialect the poem, who, probably, comprised the original audience?

Anglo-Norman Elite

13

T/F: all earlier forms of the poems were likely song or recited

True

14

What is Marsilion tell his ambassadors to tell Charlemagne he promises to do?

Convert to Christianity

15

Why does Oliver say Roland should not be sent as an investor?

Because he spoils for fight

16

What happens to the emperors glove?

It falls on the ground

17

T/F: Roland prays that God will find a way to avoid battle

False

18

What does Oliver ask Roland to do as soon as he sees the pagan army

Blow the horn and sent for Charles

19

The narrator says Roland is good; what is Oliver?

Wise

20

Turpin assures Rolands men. Where will they have seats if they die?

In highest paradise

21

What is the second death?

Death of the soul

22

Although Turpin agrees that sounding horn can't help them why should the king come?

To avenge their deaths

23

Why does Roland Faint?

Because Oliver has died

24

What does Roland hold out to God as you dies?

His right glove