The early medieval church in the West
developed a more organized monastic structure under Saint Benedict
In an effort to avoid the potential mayhem of the Germanic system of personal revenge for the punishment of crimes, an alternative system arose that made use of a fine called
Which of the following was accomplished by medival Christian monasteries?
The served as centers of learning
Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire accomplished all of the following except
it restored an urban economy based upon the use of money.
Who were the Asian people, defeated at the Battle of Lechfeld, who became Christians and went on to establish the kingdom of Hungary?
The incursions of the Scandinavian VIkings into other parts of Europe
were successful in part becauseof their ships had a shallow draft, allowing them to sail far up rivers, raiding and pillaging as they went
The personal element of feudalism was most symbolized in the relationships involving
lords and vassals
Aristorcratic medieval wormen
in unusual circumstances, could play a major role, as did Eleanor of Aquitaine
All of the following are correct regarding the development of fief-holding except it
was a result of the Church's attempt to give serfs and peasants more social movility
Bye the end of the Thirteenth century, the institutionalization of the English Parliament
was a system of power sharing between the monarch and groups within the society.
Philip II Augustus of France accomplished all of the following except he
became the Holy Roman Emperor
Central issue(s) complicating the realization of an integrated Holy Roman Empire were
bothe the difficulty of simultaneously controlling the Italian and German areas of the empire and the opposition by the popes and the cities of northern Itialy
all of the following were true about the development of Russia except
Magyar dominance created a Western-oriented bend in Russia development
The missionary brothers who created the Slavonic, or Cyrillic, alphabet, translated the Bible into Slavonic, and who developed Slavonic church services were
Cyril and Methodius
were divided into two religious groups, whith most southern and eastern Slavs becoming Othodox and most norhtern and western Slavs becoming Roman Catholic
Which of the following is a valid statement about manorialism and the medieval manor?
Manorialism provided the economic foundation of feudalism.
All of the following were true of the medieval peasants' life except
they were members of agricultural craft guilds
Which of the following was not true about medieval towns and cities?
They were food-producing, self-sufficient units, in which commerce was secondary.
Which of the following was not true about medieval Christianity?
Papal authority had diminished by the thirteenth century.
The medieval religious order which was noted for its commitment to living among the common people and ministering to the poor was the
The medieval university
was originally an educational association of students or scholars, as at Bologna.
All of the following are true about scholasticism except
the author of the Summa Theologica was Abelard dun Scotus.
All of the following were motives for the Crusades except
the aim to increase religious toleration between Muslims and Christians.
All of the following regarding the Hundred Years War are correct except
traditional nobles fighting on horseback were the keys to victory.
The principles of Early Renaissance art
were demonstrated in the frescoes of Masaccio, which employed the laws of perspective and a more realistic relationship between figures and landscape.
The divine beauty of the ceiling figures in the Sistine Chapel are a reflection of the Neoplationism of