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Beringa

Land bridge during the ice age for Asians

Maya

One of the most advanced early people in the Americas.

Icon

Holy image of Jesus, Mary, or a saint

Hagia Sophia

Great decorative Byzantine church.

Justinian Code
Collection of laws that formed the basis for Byzantine Law

Justinian Code

Collection of laws that formed the basis for Byzantine law.

Heresy

Opinion that conflicts with official church beliefs.

Jesuits

Catholic religious order.

Bedouins

Nomadic Arab herders of sheep and camel

Caliph

Title meaning "successor to the prophet "

Martin Luther

He started the protestant reformation

Thomas Becket

ArchBishop of Canterbury that defied Henry VIII

King Henry VIII

Broke with the Catholic Church and started the Church of England

Moors

Muslims who made Spain their home.

Dante Alighieri

Father of the Italian language

What was the Catholic Reformation?

It was a response to the Protestant Reformation

Clovis

The ruler that united France

Frederick Barbarossa

German emperor that tried to gain control of Italy.

Erasmus

A medieval writer who debated Martin Luther

What caused the decline of Charlemagne's Empire?

His successors were weak , because he didn't want anyone more powerful than him.

Humanist

People who specialize in studying humanities.

Vernacular Language

Everyday speech that varies from place to place

Scholasticsm

Philosophy attempting to bring together faith and reason

Vikings

Germanic people from Scandinavia

Feudalism

Political system of government

Chivalry

Code of conduct