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CYRILLIC ALPHABET

created by missionaries to help convert illiterate slavic people to christianity.

CHARLIE MCCLAIN

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Harsha

     Took control after Gupta fall
     Known as a generous and tolerant ruler
     Held together a loose connection of smaller states that disintegrated after his death
     Buddhist


Kaster

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Mahmud of Ghazni

Led the Muslim turks into northern India.
Tried to destroy hindu and buddhist strongholds but was unsuccessful.

Kaster

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Vijayanagar

Rulers sent from the sultanate of Delhi established their own hindu rule. 

Kaster

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Guru Kabir

Taught that Shiva, Vishnu and Allah were one diety

Kaster

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Justinian

Created a codification of roman law "corpus irurus civilis"
Anthony Gurera

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Theodora

Justinian wife who became his prize advisor
Anthony Gurera

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St. Benedict

Italian monk who helped reform and unite all monasteries under Christianity
Anthony Gurera

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St. Cyril

Missionary Created the Cyrillic alphabet which helped spread Byzantine ways and Christianity and is still used in parts of Russia today
Anthony Gurera

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Charlemagne

Charles Martels grandson; led Caralingen empire to its high point
Anthony Gurera

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GREEK FIRE

a weapon used by byzantine forces that was launched by fleets. It burned even on water so it was vey hazardous to wooden ships.

CHARLIE MCCLAIN

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VIKINGS

norse seafarers who turned their maritime skilss more towards raiding and plundering rather than trading or raising crops.

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Hbu

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BYZNATION

Name of location that turned into Constantinople, then Istanbul

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LOUIS PIOUS

Charlemagne's only surviving son. Not as good as a leader, lost control to local authorities. His sons fought and warred over territory and eventually divided into three sections.

CHARLIE MCCLAIN

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Pope Leo III

Proclaimed Charlemagne to be the emperor in the year 800 while he was campaigning in Italy.

Steven Hutto

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Prince Vladimir of Kiev

Converted to Christianity in 989 and ordered his ubjects to convert as well. His conversion allowed for Byzantine influence to spread throughout Russia.

Steven Hutto

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St. Scholastica

St. Benedict's sister who influenced Benedictine rule through Western Europe and provided guidance for the religious life of women.

Steven Hutto

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St. Basil

Caused monasteries to become much more influential in Byzantium by reforming discipline and a sense of purpose.

Steven Hutto

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Pope Gregory I

Responsible for strengthening the position of the Pope, was a key leader of Rome, and emphasized the sacrament of penance.

Steven Hutto

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Khmers

Lived in area occupied by modern Cambodia, build capital of Ankor Thom (Hindu city), turned to Buddhism during 12th and 13th centuries, abandoned Ankor in 15th century after Thai invasions

Lennemann

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Sufis

Muslim mystics, appealed to wide audience through their sincerity and holiness, adapted Islam to meet peoples' needs

Lennemann

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Brahmins

Hindu leaders, promoted caste system

Lennemann

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Guru Kabir

Member of bhakati movement, blind weaver who taught that Shiva, Vishnu, and Allah all manifestations of single diety

Lennemann

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Ramanuja

Brahmin and vishnu devotee, taught that ultimate reality less important than connection with deity, inspired many devotional cults

Lennemann

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Who denounced Roman pagans and pagan gods, and what did he do so in?

Saint Augustine in City of God



Evan Meyer

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Name two things Justinian did while in power which caused people to criticize him.

He set up new offices solely to have the associated with his name, he had his own subjects looted and murdered, he caused other nations to hate each other, he gave money to the Huns that would attack the Empire and take people hostage
Evan Meyer

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Who built the Hagia Sophia and why?

Justinian built it to replace the one that was destroyed by rioters and to impress visitors of Constantinople.


Evan Meyer

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What Roman Emperor was praised for his piety and generosity?

Charlemagne



Evan Meyer

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Who set up the underlying rules for Catholic monastic life?

Saint Benedict



Evan Meyer