According to the text, what happened to the culture of the barbarians who overran the Western Empire?
Roman culture - in language, religion, law, and government - generally prevailed over barbarian culture.
Which place was NOT, at least partially, included in Charlemagne's kingdom?
Which is the best summary of the authors' attitudes toward vassalage and fiefs?
They were logical, and perhaps necessary devices to create temporary stability, but they eventually undermined royal authority through fragmentation.
The Byzantine Empire influenced Western civilization in all of the following ways EXCEPT:
its military organization and discipline was the foundation for medieval European armies.
Which of the following is NOT an accomplishment of Justinian?
Replacing powerful individual governors with more easily managed, 200 member councils, or decurions.
The history of the Byzantine Empire is typically divided into three periods, the first of which begins with the construction of Constntinople in 324, and the third of which ends with:
the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks in 1453.
Capitals of the Roman Empire in the West included, in chronological order:
Rome, Milan, Ravenna.
Leading historians believe that feudal government originated in:
the Merovingian custom of unattached freemen putting themselves in the service of more powerful freemen, who in return promised protection.
Why did monasticism appeal to Christians?
It offered a way to practice a pure form of Christianity.
Over time, the dominant group within Islam has been the: