Flashcards in Unit Two-Group F- Groups and Events/Achievements Deck (36):
What major area did the Vikings not attempt to raid?
Who were the Franks?
Took over Roman Empire
Capital at Vik
What did the Franks stop the spread of?
Muslim into Europe
True or False: Under Justinian, the Byzantines reconquered most of the territory of the original Roman Empire.
False. He attempted it, but his attempts spread the empire too thin and he gave up.
Which Pope crowned Charlemagne Emperor?
What major dynasty briefly created a centralized government in India?
The Gupta dynasty.
Hippodrome (James Patterson)
in ancient Greece and Rome an oval track for horse races and chariot races.
Battle of tours (James Patterson)
Battle between the Christians and Muslims in 732
Germanic tribes (James Patterson)
Took down Rome
Christian missionaries (James Patterson)
Tried to spread Christian faith throughout Europe and Asia
Benedictine monks (James Patterson)
Order of monks started around 530 AD
True or False: Constantinople was taken over by Muslim conquerors.
False. The Byzantines kept Muslim invaders from entering the city with their more advanced military technologies, such as Greek Fire.
What missionaries who converted many Indians to Islam?
What religion did Buddhism drive out of India.
Charles Martel lead this Germanic group to a victory at the battle of tours
What church built by Justinian was later turned into a mosque by the ottomans?
An artificial lake constructed near Bhopal in the eleventh centery covering around 650 square km or 250 miles
The capitol city built by the Khmer kings of Ankor
A smaller but more elaborate temple center constructed by the Khmer Kings
The codification of Roman law written by Justinian
Courpus iuris civilis (body of the civil law)
Muslim Turks were of what religion
What did Indian merchants rely heavily upon to successfully trade?
Expert horsemen who invaded the Carolingian empire from the east
What were Indian merchants good at spreading
Religious thoughts and different ideas.
What was the Muslim merchants main source of travel
Benedictine monks served under the rules of who
Where did the term "Viking" come from?
The region called "Vik" in southern Norway.
Who cultivated their land intensively in hopes of improving their families fortunes in the Byzantine Empire?
What did Byzantine craft workers specialize in?
Allowed for more land to be developed into farm land creating an agricultural surplus
The grandest city in the byzantine empire, "The City"
What were promoted by religious orders to boost the spread of Christianity?
Were Vikings more interested in raiding and pillaging or maritime trade?