Medieval History Terms

Allah Arabic word meaning God. Part of the faith of Islam. Ancient History Time in history up to the fall of the Roman Empire in 476. Apprentice A boy who is learning a trade (job skill) from a master craftsman. Barbarians What the Romans generally called anyone who lived beyond Read more…

Medieval History Unit 2

Alfred the Great (849-899) the first king of the “Anglo-Saxons” Allah the divine name in Islam Angles Germanic tribe that invaded Britain in the 5th century from whom the name “England” comes Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109) the archbishop who defended realism and the satisfaction view of the atonement The Battle Read more…

medieval history revision

Tithings Groups of 10 men introduced in the 10th century. All males over the age of 12 belonged to a tithing. If the tithing refused to bring a member of their group to court, then they would all pay a fine of compensation. Tithings were used during the rest of Read more…

Medieval History Chapter 16 and 17

bureaucracy a highly organized body of workers with any levels of authority warlord a military leader operating outside the control of the government civil service exam a test given to qualify candidates for positions in the government harrow a farm tool used to break up and even out plowed ground Read more…

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, Read more…

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% Read more…

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 Read more…

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 Read more…

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 Read more…

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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 Read more…

medieval history (Bisson)

Poem of the Cid Castillian epic poem. based on the true story of El Cid during the reconquest of Spain from the moors Romanesque characterized by semi-circular arches. developed into the 12th century Gothic style. known for its massive quality, thick walls, round arches, sturdy piers, groin vaults, large towers Read more…

Medieval History II

20th century Spanish historian philosopher of ideas George Santayana “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Who said this? What does this quote mean? George Santayana. History is not just facts, it’s something we learn because it teaches lessons Who painted Historia? What date? What is Read more…

Ancient and Medieval History Quiz 1`

Confucianism Believes that education can make us better people Analects A part of Confucianism Daoism (Taoism) *Dao/Tao- “The Way” : Nature -Daodejing Dao de Jing Work of philosophy Legalism Chinese philosophy Han Fei Tzu Han Fei, also known as Han Fei Zi, was an influential political philosopher of the Warring Read more…

Medieval history questions for quiz

how did Augustus change Roman Government? He created the praetorian Guard, the senate increased in power, he had the most power but he made it seem as if it were mostly the people’s decision how was Virgil’s Aeneid similar to Homer’s Odyssey? How was it different? -defined the central culture Read more…