Justinian died November 14, 565
Allowed his dynasty to ultimately rule the Tsardom of Russia.
Ultimately led to downfall of Eastern Rome.
The battle was fought between Byzantine and the Seljuk Turks.
The invasions had helped spread the orthodox church, however democracy was ruined in Russia,
Marked the end of the Roman Empire.
Ruled from 800 to 814, when he died.
Defeated King Harold II for the throne.
Ultimately led to conquest of Jerusalem.
Lords forced their king not to war.
War was between France and England. (also around 120 years)
Eliminated around 1/3 of Europe. Assumed to have 3 strands.
This began a religion still preached today.
Fled because he heard of an assassination plot
Caliph Abu Bakar took out rebels
Initially a protest, his house ended up being placed under siege by the crowds and he was killed.
Began in the first muslim war.
Began in 661
Taught Africans how to write, thus making them capable of history books.
Ruined trade routes lowered African prosperity
Mali grew to be incredibly rich
Founded Mali Empire
Said to have given out enough gold to crash the economy for years.
Established trade routes and prospered
Began a tedious battle
Created a major victory for Christianity
9 year war to win Baghdad
New Indian area
Marked the end of Islamic Golden age
Currently a very Islamic area
One of the shortest lasting Dynasties
Began by supporting Buddhism, Later turned to persecute them
Began in late Tang empire by Emperor Wuzong because Buddhists weren't paying taxes.
The last Chinese dynasty before they are taken over.
Survived the Mongols for longer than the rest of china
Of of the three Korean kingdoms, and one of the largest lasting kingdoms.
After Japan refused to bow to china, Embassies were pointless.
South Han sent troops to take Vietnam, however Vietnam won the war.
Conflict between Taira and Minamoto
A military leadership headed by Shoguns
The Yi dynasty began because of a warlords revolt.
Chiggis, or Genghis Khan was elected as the supreme Mongol leader. This led to the expansion of Mongolia.
Helped establish the Orthodox church.
Mongols took over and destroyed Baghdad
Marco Polo wrote accounts of his journeys and descriptions of the mongol hordes.
Taken by peasant uprisings
He was a Turkish ruler who conquered West, south and Central Asia, establishing the Timurid dynasty
Created the Atlantic trade route as a well used path.
Killed off around one third of all people.
Ming lost profits from a lack of trade.
Expanded Portugal to 9 more volcanic islands.
After a steady decline of the Byzantine Empire, they finally fell to the Turks when only their capital, Constantinople, remained.
Unified by marriage of Ferdinand V (Ferdinand the Catholic) with Isabella.