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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Franciscan monk - pupil of Grosseteste - established foundations of modern scientific inquiry - believed all aspects of knowledge are inter-related - work in optics led to development of glasses - predicted invention of airplanes and automobiles
  2. ruler of Venice that diverted expedition to recapture Venetian rival, Zarah on Adriatic Sea
  3. Holy Roman Emperor that drowned in river in Asia Minor
  4. major Scholastic philosopher that put faith above reason and emphasized study in order to understand what is believed
  5. grew up at French royal court - wrote numerous love poems - "City of Ladies" - questioned negative attitude held toward women
  6. Muslim leader that capture the Holy Land and Jerusalem - negotiated with English king and allowed Christian leaders to visit Jerusalem

6 True/False questions

  1. Robert Grosseteste"Father of Modern Science" - urged objective study of natural phenomena and emphasized importance of math

          

  2. Seljuk Turks11th century - migrated from central Asia - Near East converted to Islam - by 1071 A.D. - conquered most of Byzantine territory in Asia Minor - also conquered much of territory in Palestine - attacked pilgrims in Holy Land

          

  3. Alexis IMuslim leader that capture the Holy Land and Jerusalem - negotiated with English king and allowed Christian leaders to visit Jerusalem

          

  4. Thomas Aquinasgreatest Medieval Scholastic philosopher that saw no conflict of faith and reason - wrote Summa Theologica (encyclopedia of Christian philosophy) - best known work

          

  5. Geoffrey ChaucerFranciscan monk - pupil of Grosseteste - established foundations of modern scientific inquiry - believed all aspects of knowledge are inter-related - work in optics led to development of glasses - predicted invention of airplanes and automobiles

          

  6. Pierre le Hermite"Divine Comedy" - mythological journey through heaven and hell - written in Tuscan dialect - combines humor, tragedy and quest for religious understanding

          

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