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The month of July is named after him and he instituted the Julian Calendar
Julius Caesar
Roman patriarch who established himself as universal leader of Christianity during the 5th century A.D.
Innocent I
Aristotle, King Philip, and Alexander the Great were all from this region north of the Greek peninsula
Macedonia
Germanic tribe whose name means "East Goths"
Ostrogoths
Famous teuton who became a Christian and made Paris the capital of France
Clovis
Frankish Mayor of the Palace who defeated the Moslems at Tours
Charles Martel
Adopted son of Julius Caesar and ruler of Rome
Octavian or Augustus
Great church constructed in Constantinople in the 6th century A.D.
Hagia Sophia
This slave organized a revlot against Rome in 73BC
Spartacus
Wild Viking warriors who wore nothing by animal skins
berserkrs
He nearly captured Rome by going over the Alps and up into Italy on elephant
Hannibal
Important god of several Germanic tribes.
Wotan
The empire that eventually stretchedfrom Asia Minor (Turkey) to Babylon (Iraq)
Persia
Son of Pepin the Short; he was a great Carolingian king
Charlemagne
Rome is located along the banks of this river
Tiber
Churchmen who separated themselves from the secular world
Monks
Julius Caesar marched against orders across this river
Rubicon
Christian church established in Egypt around A.D. 450
Coptic
Rome is located in what present day country
Italy
The great Carolingian rulers were a grandfather, son and grandson
Charles Martel, Pepin the Short and Charlemagne
Messenger who ran from Marathon to Athens without stopping to warn the Athenians of the invasions of the Persians
Pheidippides
Style of writing using lowercase letters
Carolingian minuscule
The southern area of Greece
Peloponnesus
Emperor in Constantinople from A.D. 527-565
Justinian
She ruled Egypt along with her brother and was descended from on of Alexander the Great's generals
Cleopatra
Frankish ruler who was of the Merovingian dynasty
Clovis I
Nickname for Rome
Eternal City
Region of northern France settled by Vikings
Normandy
He wrote the Aneid during the reign of Agustus
Virgil
Name given the eastern half of the Old Roman Empire
Byzantine Empire
This emperor ended persecution of the Christians and made Christianity the official religion in the Roman Empire
Constantine
German military commander sho deposed the last Roman emperor in A.D. 476
Odovacar
Warlike peoples living outside the Roman Empire
barbarians
Irish monk who popularized the use of A.D.
Venerable Bede
The Roman Lake
Mediterranean Sea
Dragon ships of the Vikings
drakken
Assian and former friend of Julius Caesar
Brutus
Word derived from two Latin words meaning "middle ages"
Medieval
The Romans believed these two twin brothers founded the city of Rome
Romulus and Remus
Germanic tribe whose name means "West Goths"
Visigoths
Built a wall across northern England
Hadrian
Animal skin used to make books
Vellum
Gaul
Present day France
Peace which divided up the Empire of Charlemagne
Treaty of Verdun
Centurian
leader over 100 men in Roman army
Church leader who established a monastic order
Benedict
Wondered all year. They pulled their houses around on carts
Monguls
Promise of service made by a vasal knight to his lord
fealty oath
The last king of Rome, driven out in 509BC
Tarquin
Christians who did not believe in the use of images in worship
Iconoclasts
Emperor who fiddled while Rome burned
Nero
He became a religious leader in China around 500BC
Confucius
Rome fought three Punic Wars against this north Africian city
Carthridge
The Peloponnesain war was fought between
Sparta and Athens
Legendary founder of the Roman race, carried his father out of Troy
Aeneas
He was the son of the King of Troy
Paris
Means love of wisdon
Philosphy
Perhaps the most famous Greek philospher; he died of hemlock
Socrates
Gautama Budda lived in this country around 536 BC
India
Student of Socrates who started the Academy that lasted 900 years
Plato
Greek philospher who developed the beginnings of the scientific method
Aristotle
Chinese civilization began on this river
Yellow
Manelaus
King of Greece
Conquered all of the known world except for India
Alexander the Great
Hippocratic
Famous Greek Doctor
Teacher's use the "Socratic method" when they
ask questions
The Trojan War was the war between
Greece and Troy
Belief in many gods
Polytheistic
Greek mathematician and inventor. He was able to measuere the weight of gold by displacement
Archimedes
The noble families of Rome were called the
Patricians
Gave each person in Athens a vote around 500BC
Clisthenes
These Romans joined Julius Caesar in the First Triumverate in 60 BC
Crassus and Pompey
Leader of Athens during the "Golden Age"
Pericles
Early Romans lived in city-states and were ruled by
Kings
In the Roman Republic two _________-ruled in place of the King
consuls
After the kings that ruled early Rome were overthrown, Rome became a
Republic
The Greeks believed the gods lived atop this mountain
Mount Olympus
A polis is a
City-state
The story of the Trojan War was told in two stories
Illid and the Odyssey
Was a tyrant sho took control of Athens; banished twice but regained power both times. Had the poems of Homer written down
Pisistratus
Great Greek philoshper who tutored Alexander the Great
Aristotle
The people invented the alphabet that we currently use
Phoenicians
The first Christian Martyr
Steven
Brahmanism teaches
reincarnation