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Charles Martel




Matthew Bagby

Frankish commander for the battle if Tours; defeated the Muslims which allowed Christianity to survive throughout the Dark Ages; started feudalism by giving land to his knights that served him

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Pope Leo lll




Matthew Bagby

Reigned 717-741 CE; used visual icons to stimulate reverence policy formed by him (iconoclasm)

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Gupta Dynasty




Matthew Bagby

The golden age of India; strong central government; developed concept of zero, decimal system, herbal remedies, plastic surgery, architecture

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Xuanzang




Matthew Bagby

Chinese pilgrim; reported that Harsha distributed his wealth for 75 days

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Charlemagne




Matthew Bagby

Grandson of Charles Martel; Frankish realm reached highest point; built the Carolingian Empire; kept close ties with Byzantine and Abbasid Empires; campaigned 32 years to impose his rule on Spain

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Empire made up of small local groups. Same time period as Byzantine.

Western Europe
-Ryan Chandler

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Empire after the Romans. Strong economy, strong army. Strongest empire in it's time

Byzantine
-Ryan Chandler

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Most influential Germanic people

The Franks
-Ryan Chandler

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Had more conflicts than the other part of the country. Citizens settled around rivers

N. India
-Ryan Chandler

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Better economy than other part of country, primarily because of trade

S. India
-Ryan Chandler

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Which city was the capital of the Byzantine Empire and is located on either side of the strait of Bosporus Strait?


Gabe Andersson

Constantinople (Now called Istanbul in modern-day Turkey) Named after its founder Emperor Constantine of Rome.

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Where was the Capital of Charlemagne's empire?



Gabe Andersson

Aachen in modern day Germany

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What was the name of the strait that allowed the easiest access to the South China Sea?


Gabe Andersson

The Strait of Malacca

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What region of India did both Harsha's kingdom and the Sultanate of Delhi reside in?


Gabe Andersson

The north of India

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What region of Europe did the Vikings come from?



Gabe Andersson

Scandinavia (Sweden, Denmark, and Norway)

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Where was the Hagia Sophia?

(Brain)

Constantinople

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What is the crucial factor in Constantinople's superb location?

(Brain)

The city's situation on The Bosporus Strait

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Where was the Pope located?

(Brain)

Rome

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What kingdom was situated in the south of India and conquered Ceylon?

(Brain)

Chola Kingdom

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How did the political state of Postclassical Northern India compare to that of Postclassical Southern India?

(Brain)

The North was very chaotic as compared to the South's relatively stable politics.

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