Flashcards in Words to know Deck (11)
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.
The reconquest by Christians of the Iberian Peninsula from the Moors, accomplished in 1492 by Ferdinand and Isabella.
Bernard of Clairvaux
Established the Templars and inspired the 2nd Crusade on Easter 1146
Peter the Hermit
Wandering friar who preached the crusades and lead the peasant crusade.
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.
a line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable,
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
Treaty of Westphalia
1648, general settlement ending the Thirty Years War
leadership or dominance, especially by one country or social group over others.