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THe Bubonic Plague began in
China
The Byzantine emperor asked this Pope to assit in the first holy war.
Urban II
Bubonic Plague was spread by
fleas that fed on the blood of the rats that transferred the disease.
Gave the Visigorth permission to settle inside the Roman Empire
Valens
The Franks were a Germatic tribe that conquered most of present day
France
The Normans completed a thorough census called the
Domesday Book
The middle ages is a period between
ancient history and modern history
They often copied books by hand before the invention of the printing press
Monks
Visigoth who formed a siege around Rome and rampaged the streets.
Alaric
This viking founded the first settlement in North American
Leif Erickson
Atilla the Hun died of
nosebleed
Invaded England in 1066
William the Conquerer
the main religion of Europe in the Middle Ages
Christianity
Constantinople is now known as
Istanbul, Turkey
The early period of the Middle Ages is know as
the Dark Ages
Huns came from
central Asis
How did Pope Leo III repay Charlemagne for defeating the Lombards?
crowned him king
In 445, he became sole leader of the Huns
Atilla
The Vikings name for North America
Vinland
He was illiterate but set up schools throguh his empire and provided funds that allowed monks to copy the works of the Greeks and Romans
Charlemagne
The Midieval system of loyalites and protection
feudalism
The middle ages laster about how many year?
1000
present of money or goods and sometimes land given by a bride's father to her husband
dowry
architecture that features sharp line and precise angles
Gothic
Primogeniture
system of inheritance whereby the oldest son inherited the estate