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World History Chapter 8
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The most powerful of the Germanic peoples were the. . .
Mayor of the palace
The true power behind the "do-nothing kings" was the. . .
Charles the Great
Charlemagne means "_________"
Charlemagne's messengers were called. . .
Do nothing kings
The Merovingian kings earned what nickname because of their lack of prestige and accomplishment?
Most distinguished scholar during Charlemagne's reign
Won the victory at the Battle of Tours which stopped the advance of Muslim armies
Converted to Christianity as part of honoring a vow made to God when he was in danger of being defeated in battle
Pepin the Short
Was a mayor of the palace who asked the pope to recognize him as king. The pope agreed and crowned him in person 3 years later
T/F The Frankish Kingdom reached its peak under Charles Martel
Upgrading the literacy of priests and monks
Charlemagne's education reforms included: U
Renewing interest in the bible and classical works
Charlemagne's education reforms included: R
Developing new handwriting skills
Charlemagne's education reforms included: D
Treaty of Verdun
What treaty, in 843, split Charlemagne's empire into 3 separate kingdoms?
Charles the Bald
Received West Frankland
Ruled land between his brothers and took the title of emperor
Louis the German
Received East Frankland
A political and social system where by a powerful lord would offer "protection" in return for "service"
Pieces of land given to vassals by their lord
People of high rank who received land in exchange for their loyalty
Person granted land from a lord in return for services
T/F Monasteries were the primary centers for studying, copying, and preserving ancient manuscripts
Page squire knight
What is the order of becoming of becoming a knight?
The strict code of behavior for a knight was called. . .
The self-contained farming community controlled by a lord and formed by his peasants was called a. . .
The demesne was the. . .
The majority of those living in manure were. . .
Was the ceremony in which a man became a vassal and thus became eligible for a fief
Peace of God
What church degree forbade the pillaging of church property and extended protection to all no combatants in society?
Center of life for the nobility, the local jail, treasury armory court and seat of government
The symbolic act of handing over land. Subdivision of fiefs
The practice in which a lord's greatest vassals subdivide their fief and had vassals of their own and those vassals in turn, subdivided their fiefs and so on down to simple knights whose fiefs are too small to subdivide
T/F The peasant on a manor lived a life of poverty because of rent, fees, and church tithes required of him
What institution was the heart of medieval society?
_________ is the term the Roman Church applies to Bible characters or noteworthy Christians
The patriarchate of which city rose to preeminence?
Religion dominated society
The Middle Ages became known as the "age of faith" because. . . Religion
The Roman Catholic Church held significant influence over people's lives
The Middle Ages became known as the "age of faith" because. . . The Roman Catholic Church
The few cultural achievements were due to the church
The Middle Ages became known as the "age of faith" because. . . The few cultural achievements
______________ is the term that states that the wine and the bread became the body and blood of Christ in the hands of a priest
What was the Latin translation of the bible called?
______________ is the catholic term for a religious act that grants grace based on recipients' intentions
T/F The Church of Rome rose to power to a place of preeminence, allowing its bishop to assume sole authority over the church in the west
T/F The sacrament that brings one into full fellowship with the churches and confers upon the Holy Sprit is Holy Orders
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