Grew in wealth towards the time of the rule of Charlamagne
After which his empire expanded to all of North America and parts of the Middle East and Italy and Greece.
Prophet of Islam. Claimed to have visions where the angel Gabriel visited him and had him tell what has now been written down and called the Qur'an.
Was caused by differing opinions about who should succeed Muhammed. The Shia believed that leadership should stay inside Muhammed's family while the Sunnis believed that whoever was chosen by the elders of the community should have leadership instead. The Shia and Sunni have been split every since.
The Holy Roman Emperor who helped Pope Leo.
The most famous female poet in China during the Sung Dynasty.
No one knows how it was built, but around 400 AD ancestors of the Shona people moved in and started to rebuild it.
The last manuscript that remains was in 1000 A.D
The founder of the Mongol Empire which became the largest contiguous empire after he died.
Reissued in 1216, 1217, and 1225. The foundation for the English system of common law.
Explorer who learned about Chinese culture and wrote about it
Medieval African emperor who made a pilgrimage to Mecca. Described as a Muslim traditionalist.
The House of Plantagenet (rulers of England) against the House of Valois (rulers of France)
Lead a French army to Orléans and was victorious.
The first European Foothold in Africa
The largest empire in pre- Columbian America. Conquered by Spanish invaders.
Initiated the imperial expansion of the Western Sudanese kingdom of Songhai.