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5 Matching questions

  1. Medina
  2. Charlemagne
  3. Great Zimbabwe
  4. Aristotle and classical Greek learning
  5. Athenian democracy
  1. a Some works of the Greek philosopher Aristotle (384-322 BCE) had always been known in Western Europe, but beginning in the eleventh century, medieval thought was increasingly shaped by a great recovery of Aristotle's works and a fascination with other Greek authors; this infusion of Greek rationalism into Europe's universities shaped intellectual development for several centuries.
  2. b King of the Franks (r. 768-814); emperor (r. 800-814). Through a series of military conquests he established the Carolingian Empire, which encompassed all of Gaul and parts of Germany and Italy. Illiterate, though started an intellectual revival.
  3. c City, now in ruins (in the modern African country of Zimbabwe), whose many stone structures were built between about 1250 and 1450, when it was a trading center and the capital of a large state.
  4. d The people of Athens created a democracy, or a government ruled by the people instead of a king. Every adult male born in Athens became a citizen and a member of the assembly. The assembly voted on how the polis was governed.
  5. e holy city of Islam

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The epidemic form of bubonic plague experienced during the Middle Ages when it killed nearly half the people of western Europe
  2. Slaves to the Spartans who revolted and nearly destroyed Sparta in 650 B.C.E.
  3. holy city of Islam
  4. A monarchy established in present day Russia in the 6th and 7th centuries. It was ruled through loosely organized alliances with regional aristocrats from. The Scandinavians coined the term "Russia". It was greatly influenced by Byzantine
  5. Descent with modification

5 True/False questions

  1. SpartacusThe leader who led a rebellion of slaves in 70 B.C. against the Roman empire


  2. LegalismSlaves to the Spartans who revolted and nearly destroyed Sparta in 650 B.C.E.


  3. Lascaux CavesCaves in France that contained evidence of paleolithic peoples (due to drawing of cows and other items)


  4. NubiaA follower of Islam, means "one who has submitted"


  5. PastoralismA type of agricultural activity based on nomadic animal husbandry or the raising of livestock to provide food, clothing, and shelter.


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