History Flashcards

European civilization:formed by Germanic peoples legacy of the Romans Christian church Eastern Roman Empire turned into Byzantine Empire
Western Roman Empire replaced states ruled by Germanic king kingdom of the franks was long lasting
Clovis established a powerful frankish kingdom from Pyrenees to German lands
14th century
Christianity supreme religion of the Roman Empire Roman states fell apart Church played an important role in the growth of European civilization Church developed system of organization Church developed body of doctrine
6th century
St. Benedict wrote a set of rules to guide a community of monks he founded Monks- social workers of their community providing schools hospitals and hospitality and were heroes of Christian civilization
Charlemagne came into rule