5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Clovis I
- Charles Martel
- Alfred the Great
- a church court set up to stamp out heresy
- b stopped Vikings and unified Anglo-Saxon kingdom to put up a united front against the Vikings; only English king with the title "Great"
- c the Frankish commander for the battle of Tours. He defeated the Muslims in the Battle of Tours, allowing Christianity to survive throughout the Dark Ages. He in a way started Feudalism by giving land to his knights that served for him.
- d honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
- e king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy. Ex. his name was rendered as Gallic 'Louis' (466-511) Frankish ruler (481 AD) became known as one of the most orthodox Christian rulers in the West in 5th century; had alliance with Pope User-contributed converts to Catholicism and makes France entirely Frankish
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- groups of people who inflicted physical harm on themselves as penance for society's sins, believing that the plague was God's punishment
- (Middle Ages) a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord
- King of Norse gods
- (Norse mythology) god of thunder and rain and farming
- Founded by Francis of Assisi, followed the simple life of Jesus and his disciples, cheerful trust in God and their respect in nature as the divine right
5 True/False Questions
Benedictine Rule → recognizing that this period was an era of transition between ancient and modern times, Western Europe was backwards or in "Dark Ages"
Medieval → recognizing that this period was an era of transition between ancient and modern times, Western Europe was backwards or in "Dark Ages"
Franks → Germanic people who lived and held power in Gaul. Their leader was Clovis and he would later bring Christianity to the region. By 511 the Franks had united into one kingdom and they controlled the largest and strongest parts of Europe.
Pope Gregory I → 590-604 was most important figure for providing Roman church with sense of direction; "Gregory the Great"; mobilized local resources and organized defense of Rome
Vikings → one of a seafaring Scandinavian people who raided the coasts of northern and western from the eighth through the tenth century.