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Theodora
Wife of Justinian who was an acterous/hooker. She forced her husband to fight for his power.
Rurik
Viking leader who took over Russia. Novgorod was his capital.
Batu Khan
Mongol who took over Russia in the 1200's.
Vladimir
Prince of Kiev who joined the Eastern Orthodox Church and forced his people to join.
Ivan I
The tax collector for the Mongols. His nickname is moneybags. He was from Moscow.
Cyril
A monk Eastern Orthodox Church; he converted the slavs to christianity. He created the Cyrilic Alphabet.
Princess Olga
First Russian ruler to become a christian, but she did not force her people to convert.
Wu Zhao
The first woman of China to rule by herself.
Ivan III
He drove the Mongols out of Russia. He took control over all of Russia.
Marco Polo
From Italy. He spent 17 years in Kublai Khan's court. He wrote about his time in China, but the pope said he was lying and you couldn't read the book.
Lady Murasaki Shikibu
Wrote The Tale of Genji-the worlds first novel.
Tan'gun
Started the country of Korea, his father was a god and his mother a bear?!?µ→jzAà[δ▒◘↑Y1╠[â╓╓╓╓¡♣▌éAÄW☼•☺☺☺☺♂♂ooWWgg••GG╟╟╟╟╟AÄ╒≥♀◙♀♪Ü♫♫♪♪♫♫♪♫♪♫♪
Shogun
Top general in the Japanese army.
The Angkor Wat
The world's largest religious structure dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu.
Samurai
Japanese Warriors.
Bushido
Code of conduct for the samurai.
Kami
Divine spirits that dwells in Nature.
Shinto
Japanese religion-means the way of the gods-based on respect for the forces of nature and worship of Ancestors.
Kamikaze
Divine wind.
Shah
Title of the Seljuk Turk leader.
Mamelukes
Turkish slavs who served as soldiers and body guards in the Abbasid empire.
Boyars
Russian nobles (upper class).
Excommunication
You are thrown out of the Church and you can not go to heaven.
Heretics
You go against the teachings of the Church.
Greek Fire
A mixture of chemicals shot from copper tubes; the secret weapon to the Byzantine Empire.
Icons
An art image of a holy person.
Iconoclasts
People who broke Icons.
Hagia Sophia
Means holy Wisdom-largest christian church in Constantinople.
What was the nick name for the harbor in Constantinople?
Golden Horn.
What name was given to an old Roman Empire in the east?:
Byzantine Empire.
Which Emperor of the Byzitine Emire reconquered the land in the west lost to the Barbarians?
Justinian.
Who were the first people in Russia?
Slavs.
Which group took over Russia & kept it in isolation for 300 years?
Mongols.
What was the nick name of the Mongols?
Golden Horde.
What was the most important city in Russia in the 900's?
Kiev.
Kiev reached its height of power under which ruler?
Yaroslav the wise of Kiev.
What title is given to the king of Russia?
Czar/
Name the 4 main islands of Japan:
Hokkaido, Kyushu, Shikoku, and Honshu.
Which family controlled Japan during the Heian Period?
Fujiwara family.
Which Empire ruled Cambodia from 800 to 1300 A.D.?
Khmer Empire
List 5 present day countries found in southeast Asia:
Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, Bruni, and the Philippines.
What was Genghis Khan's real name?
Temujin.
What tilte was given to the ruler of the Mongol Empire?
Great Khan.
Which Grandson of Genghis Khan took over China in 1260?
Kublai Khan.
What was the name of the Dynasty Kublai Khan started?
Yuan Dynasty.
What does Genghis Khan mean?
Universal Ruler.
Which people had the largest unified land Empire in history?
Mongols.
Which group took over Baghdad in 1055?
Seljuk Turks.
Who was the man who started the Seljuk Turks?
Toghril Beg.
Which Chinese Dynasty was started by Tang Taizong?
Tang Dynasty.
Which Dynasty ruled Southern China 960-1279?
Song Dynasty.
List 3 important things invented in China:
Printing, Explosive powder, and Paper money.
In order to be a citizen in the Byzantine Empire what did a person have to be (do):
Speak Greek, be a christian.
What are the differences between the Roman Catholic Church in Rome and the Eastern Orthodox Church in Contantinople?
ROME:
•Services must be done in Latin.
•No devorice.
•Church leaders could not marry.
•The pope is the head of the Church.
•It is called the Roman Catholic Church.
•The pope has more power than the kings.
CONSTANTINOPLE:
•Do your services in your own languge.
•Devorice id okey.
•Church leader can marry.
•The Patriarch is the leader of the church.
•It is called the Eatern Orthodox Church.
•Kings have more power than the patriatch.
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