Vocabulary to talk about history events and periods

Époque

Era / time / period

Siècle

Century

AV.J-C (avant Jésus Christ)

B.C (

Événement

Event

Conquérir (a conquis)

To conquer

Reine

Queen

Être sacré (roi)

To be crowned (coronation)

La guerre

War

Armé

Army

Soldat

soldier

Les Drakkars (bateau des Vikings)

Old ships (Vikings longships)

vaste

Big huge

L'antiquité

Ancient period

Le Moyen Âge

Middle age

La Renaissance (1500-1570)

Renaissance (rebirth)

Le Grand Siècle (1643-1715)

The great century

Combat / combattre

A fight / to fight

Se battre

To fight

Se révolter

To rebel / to revolt

délivrer

To free

Libérer

To free (someone)

Contre

Against

Fonder

To establish /create

Sorcellerie

Witch craft

Bruler

To burn

Chasser /expulser

To expel

Débarquer

To land

Bataille

Battle

remporter

To win

Norvège

Norway

Paix

Peace

Vassaux/sujets

Subject (of the king)

Trahison

Betrayal

Tapisserie

Tapestry

Se fait nommé

Has himself named

Couronne

Crown

Héritier / Héritière

Heir / Heiress

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