AP World History Chapter 14 Vocabulary
Terms in this set (11)
king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy
the Frankish commander for the battle of Tours. He defeated the Muslimsin 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.
Breifly reunited Europe; Spent much of his 46 years fighting muslims; Revived latin learning throughout his kingdom and encouraged the creation of schools., Frankish king who conquered most of Europe and was crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Leo III in the year 800
Pope Leo III
Crowned Charlemagne Holy Roman Emperor on Christmas Day, 800
Gregory of Tours
538 to 594. Bishop of Tours in Central Gaul for 21 years. He composed a History of the Franks which was a chief source of information about the early Franks. Documented Clovis' conversion to Christianity which was a significant event to Clovis and to the Roman Church.
Louis the Pious
Charlemagne's only surviving son (814-840) his sons divided empire into 3 brining end to Carolingian empire
England bore the brunt of the earliest Viking raids. THe small Kingdom's were merged and the leader was King Alfred who reigned from 871 to 899. He constructed fortresses and built a navy. The Danish managed the agriculture and his successors established themselves as the kings of England.
from germany, starts of as king, develops relationship with pope, otto defeats other princes, creates larger kingdom. 962- made emperor by pope (called land holy roman empire) stays strong until 1100
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
St. Benedict of Nursla
Created Benedictine rule that governed monks behaviour
twin sister of Benedict; devoted her life to the Church, was probably the abbess of a convent near Benedict's monastery