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What was the aristocratic clan that was extended from Charles Martel called?

Dalinghaus

Carolingian Dynasty

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What was the northern border of the Byzantine empire in the mid eleventh century?

Dalinghaus

Danube river

2

What was Byzantion's natural harbor by Bosporus?


Dalinghaus

Golden Horn

3

Prominent port in East Africa

Adulis


Noah Coleman

4

First state known that reflected Indian influence

Funan


Noah Coleman

5

What was the capital of the Western European empire ruled by Charlemagne?

Dalinghaus

Aachen

6

What range of mountains in southwest Europe formed a natural border between France and Spain?

Dalinghaus

Pyrenees

7

What did St scholastics spread to women living in convents.

Catenacci

Benedictine rule

8

Where did Charlemagne build the great church of the Holy Mother of God?

Aachen
Owen Dixon

9

Where was the Hagia Sophia built?

Constantinople
Owen Dixon

10

Where was the Frankish Empire located?

Modern France
Owen Dixon

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What was the official religion of the Franks and the Byzantines?

Christianity
Owen Dixon

12

What other empire did the Byzantines share a border with?

Sassanid Empire
Owen Dixon

13

Who was the most successful and most influential of the Germanic people?

Catenacci

The franks

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What does "missi dominici" mean?

Catenacci

Envoys of the lord ruler.

15

What connects Afghanistan and Pakistan?

The Khyber Pass
(DeLong)

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This kingdom was founded on the Deccan Plateau by two brothers.

The Vijayanagara Kingdom
(DeLong)

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A Muslim kingdom that ruled parts of Northern India from 1206-1526 AD.

The Delhi Sultanate
(DeLong)

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This region is at the North-East corner of India.

The Bengal Region
(DeLong)

19

This river was very important to Angkor. It runs through Southeast Asia

Mekong River
(DeLong)

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What was the greatest church in Constantinople?

Catenacci

Hagia Sophia

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Where did Charlemagne establish his capital?

Catenacci

Aachen

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Came under great pressure from nomadic invaders. 6th century collapse.

Gupta dynasty


Noah Coleman

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Situated in south. Navy dominated waters and conquered Ceylon .

Chola kingdom


Noah Coleman

24

Northern Ethiopians. Christians

Axum


Noah Coleman

25

What are the virtues of Benedictine monks

Harrison Donnelly

Poverty chastity and obedience

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Who was Benedict's sister

Harrison Donnelly

St scholastica

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What was the event that offered with christen churches in 1054

Harrison Donnelly

The great schism

28

Why were heavy plows effective for agriculture

Harrison Donnelly

Could turn heavy northern soil. Allowed the land to be plowed faster. Production increased, and Rotating crops

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What does corpus iuris civilis mean?

Harrison Donnelly

The body of the civil law