a time of peace during the Roman Empire in which art and literature were produced.
set of written laws in Roman Empire
created by Alexander the Great; he combined Greek, Persian, Indian, and Egyptian cultures.
Alexander the Great
conquered most of the ancient world from Asia Minor to Egypt and India, which began the Hellenistic Culture.
a social, political, and economic system that dominated all aspects of medieval European life. This system was made possible by an exchange of land for services.
a series of holy wars where the Christians tried to regain the Holy Land from the Muslims. In the end, Christians never regained the Holy Land.
1215 - document in Britain that created Parliament and limited the power of the King.
an association of merchants or craftspeople in medieval Europe; formed to make regulations and set standards for a particular trade or craft.
Italian explorer that made trips to China and wrote about his journeys when he returned to Europe. He caused many European countries to want the wealth he described about China, thereby causing European exploration.
an African Muslim that document is exploration of the Middle East and China. His writings are important historical documents.
Emperor of Mali (kingdom in Africa) who converted to Islam and created trade routes from Africa to the Middle East, thereby spreading Islam.
English Bill of Rights
a document that limited the power of the monarchy in England and established Parliament as the ruling body in England.
a rebirth of Greek and Roman technology and culture. Many advances in science, the arts and economics occurred.