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1

The great Schism

The final split between the Byzantine world and the latin when the leaders of the roman Church and Greek Orthodox Church excommunicated each other, 1054. This began the EAST WEST Churches.

2

The Reconquista

The reconquest by Christians of the Iberian Peninsula from the Moors, accomplished in 1492 by Ferdinand and Isabella.

3

Bernard of Clairvaux

Established the Templars and inspired the 2nd Crusade on Easter 1146

4

Peter the Hermit

Wandering friar who preached the crusades and lead the peasant crusade.

5

Hyperbole

an exaggeration

6

Divine Right of Kings

The belief that the King is not subject to the will of the people. That he has been given authority by God and is accountable to no man.

7

Iambic Pentameter

a line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable,

8

Peace of Augsburg

1555, temporary settlement within the Holy Roman Empire of the religious conflict arising from the Reformation. Each prince was to determine whether Lutheranism or Roman Catholicism was to prevail in his lands

9

Treaty of Westphalia

1648, general settlement ending the Thirty Years War

10

Hegemony

leadership or dominance, especially by one country or social group over others.

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Moral Philosophy

Study of history from a providential world view/ applies God's wisdom and principals and applies them to the present and future.