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…

Ancient and Medieval History: Exam

Delian League Athens=leader=military force The Peloponnesian War Sparta made Athens surrender; Athenians subjected insubordinate communities to severe punishments; divided and weakened Greek poleis Trojan War Helen-Taken to Troy Achilles greatest Greek warrior; best friend Patroklus Agammemnon in charge of Greek troops Hektor gets killed by Achilles Lycurgus gave laws and Read more…

medieval history midterm

tierney #5: Nicene Creed – essential beliefs of christianity set at the council of nicea – doctrinal statement based on the decisions of the council – belief one god, jesus christ, holy spirit – belief in jesus’ resurrection and savior – judgement day tierney #6: Constantine & Augustine’s Conversions to Read more…

Medieval History SG1

Aetius Military general 396-454 Rome Great military commander, defeated attilla in battle of Catalaunian plains Led many attack on barbarians throughout the roman empire Alaric King of the Visigoths 410 Rome He and his Visigoths sacked Rome. Due to his conquest the Visigoth kingdom lasted into the middle ages Arianism Read more…

Intro to Medieval History Final Exam

representative institutions groups of people acting and making decisions for others benefit, centralized decision making Henry II (r. 1154-1189) of England founder of Angevian dynasty, gained land and created strong centralized government with judiciary John of Salisbury (c. 1120-1180) chancellor who wrote the Politicraticus (the first written political science text) Read more…

Islam – Medieval History

Muhammad The last prophet Koran The holy text of Islam Five Pillars of Islam Pledge to god, prayer five times a day, fasting, tax of alms, Pilgrimage to Mecca Mosque Place of worship for Islam Ka’aba Place of religious pilgrimage in Mecca Jihad Religious war Sharia Law code followed by Read more…

Medieval History

carruca a heavy wood plow with an iron plowshare manor In medieval Europe, an agriculture estate that a lord ran and peasants worked serf a peasant legally bound to the land who had to provide labor services, pay rent, and be subjects to the lord’s control bourgeoisie the middle class, Read more…

Medieval History

Carolingian Empire A dynastic line and empire associated with Charlemagne. It was located in France and parts of Germany and Italy. It was centralized via the Church and its capital at Aachen. Charlemagne The first Holy Roman Emperor. Catholic Church Controlled all aspects of Medieval society. Magna Carta This important Read more…

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…