Clovis accepted Christianity as a result of battle anxiety.
Created an alliance b/w Church and State. Clovis also died in 511.
aka "Gregory the Great" He broadened the atuority fo the papacy beyond spiritual role
Domo - mayor of the palace, the most powerful person in the Frankish Kingdom
Charles defeats Muslim raiders (Spain); significant for Christian Europeans b/c if not, W Europe could've become a Muslim Empire
Charlemagne's heirs sign the treaty to split empire into 3 kingdoms
Christians vs. Muslims,ordered by Pope Urban II, Christians won.
Truce b/w Richard theLion Hearted and Saladin
Died in 1227 from illness
this was important because the Aksum Kingdom was built on trade and when they were cut off from the port trade went down a lot
Zimbabwe was between two rivers: Zambezi and Limpopo
capital=Niani; Mali was made wealthy when miners from Ghana emigrated and found gold on Mali soil
devout Muslim, helped develop Timbuktu
used for religious services such as burials
built great cities, each ruled by a god-king. Centers for religion and trade. Pyramids, temples and palaces built to honor gods and kings
last group of people who built earthen mounds
no actual reason. some theories include civil war, over population and farming may have damaged the enviroment, disease, famine
exiled for suggesting that the Toltecs stop human sacrifices and worship a different god call "feathered serpent" in English
an agreement between the Aztecs and 2 other city states
great military conqueror
called for more tributes and sacrifices which led to revolts. Emperor tried and failed to make life easier, people were worried about the future, eventually the Spanish arrived
fell because of civil war between two sons, Atahualpa and Huaskar, fighting for the throne
from 1300 AD-1600 AD
changed the government from a republic to a Dictatorship
made it possible to produce books quickly and cheaply
throughout his life Vinci painted the Mona Lisa and The last Supper. he was also a scientist and he recorded his findings in a notebook
Also known as Lorenzo the Magnificant, he kept up the appearance of an elected government but it was still a dictatorship
famous for the way he portrayed himan beings in art
started to invade N Italy, caused writers and artists to move out of N Italy and ideas of the Renaissance started to spread beyond Europe
in order to improve society everybody should study the Bible.
how a ruler can gain power and keep it in spite of his enemies, he was not concerned with what was morally right, but with what was politically effective
a perfect society, no war, no starvation etc.
believed that anyone with faith was equal, only god could give salvation, pope had no authority
taught people how to become a Renaissance Man, which is to say, a man who is an expert in many fields, particularly those concerning the Arts
born in 1564, wrote plays, both tragedies and comedies
Greeks won and sent Pheidippides to run 26 miles to Athens to tell of the victory and tell them not to surrender,he then died.
war between Persians and Greeks (mainly Athens and Sparta). Greeks won.
Athens vs.Sparta, Sparta won, caused by Athens getting too much power from the Persian War. Athens Golden Age ended.
Alexander the Great's Empire, became ruler in 336 BC, died in 323 BC
Rome vs. Carthage
elected consul in 59 BC, conquered Gaul, murdered by his Senate,in 44 BC. Part of first triumvirate with Crassus and Pompey.
Octavian (Augustus Caesar), Mark Antony, and Lepidus. Lepidus was forced to retire by Octavian, Mark Antony fell in love with Cleopatra and than died in battle during a civil war between himself and Octavian
otherwise known as the roman peace.
created Justinian's Code, consisting of four works, first is the code of Roman laws. Second is the digest which was opinions from Romes greatest legal thinkers. the third was the institutes which is a law textbook, the fourth the novellas or new laws which were passed after 534 AD. this code served the empire for 900 years. the Hagia Sophia was rebuilt by him.
Justinian changed then name of Constantinople after he conquered it
Paleolithic Age started 2.5 million years ago and ended in 8000 BC, the Neolithic Age started in 8000 BC and ended in 3000 BC.
Lucy is a complete skeleton found by the Leaky's found in Africa, she lived 3.5 million years ago.