Medieval History

Gallows Wooden frame for hanging people, usually criminals Ducking Stool Victim was tied to a chair which was elevated or lowered by the torturer. Pillory a wooden instrument of punishment on a post with holes for the neck and hands Stocks Stocks are devices that were used internationally, in medieval, Renaissance and colonial American times […]

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Exam – medieval history (unit 1)

middle ages medieval: around for 1000 years. from 476 b.c-1492 b.c dark ages after fall of rome, 600 years. barbian came to take. decline of civilization charlemagne charles the great, holy roman emperor, forced christianity and edcation. feudalism a way of life, land for protection serf peasants: made of 95% of the land. fief land […]

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Medieval History Test Questions

Describe how the collapse of the Roman empire impacted Western Europe. When the Roman empire collapsed there was no strong central government and therefore Western Europe entered a period of political, social and economic decline. Vikings and other invaders were able to destroy towns and villages because there was no government or army to protect […]

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Ancient and Medieval History Chapter 7

Justinian Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians Corpus Juris Civilis New code of the Roman Law decided by Justinian I in 529 CE that made Orthodox Christianity the law of the land. It means the “body of civil law”., New code of the Roman Law decided by Justinian […]

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Medieval History and Literature Test–3rd and 4th periods

Repeated phrases or lines usually between verses refrain Because of the bubonic plague (black death), there were massive labor shortages in which class of people? (and this led to an increased value of their work) serfs/peasants True or False? The ballad is often presented as dialogues or conversations. true The nobility began paying workers in […]

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medieval history

Major Domo man in charge of a great household: Chief steward or buttler. Charles Martel duke and prince of the franks, restored centralized government in francia. Aachen developed from a roman settlement and spa. became the preferred residence of charlemegne Treaty of verdun first treaty that divided the carolingian empire into 3 kingdoms among the […]

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European Medieval History Key Dates 0-1750

64 Much of Rome burns. Emperor Nero set fire to Rome and blames the Christians for it. The Colosseum was built in 80 CE (bread and games policies). 79 Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius preserved the city of Pompeii. Conquest of Britain (77-84) and crossing of the Rhine River to attack the Germanic Tribes 96-192 Pax […]

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Worst Jobs in Medieval History

Arming Squire -Removed knights armour (was often dirty with blood and dead animals) -Wait behind the battle with armour (could get killed) -Walk long distances to battle -Carve meat Archer -Fought in army -Kill people with sever injuries Leech Collector -Waded into water barefoot to collect leeches for medicine -Bitten by 20-30 leeches Barber Surgeon […]

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medieval history

Quwwat al-Islam Mosque (Might of Islam) Jain temple converted into Mosque Arhai Dinka Jhonpra Monastery Into Mosque in Ajmer Batter Sloping walls of tughlaq architecture Kitab-ul-hind Alburini’s book, Hindu ideas taken to west Mutazila Rational Philosophy of Islam Hadis Orthodox Islam Mansur bin Hallay lady Sufi saint, killed by orthodox Khanqah Buildings for sufis pir […]

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