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Chapter 6, 10, 11, 13, 14,

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What is an aqueduct A pipeline or channel built to carry water.
What was the Roman language? Latin
What were three advancements in engineering in ancient Rome? Domes, arches, and aqueducts
Who is Tacitus? A Roman historian who recorded the good and bad of imperial Rome.
Who is Virgil? A Roman poet who wrote the Aeneid.
What is Pompeii? A Roman town covered by the eruption of Mount
The mixing of Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman culture produced a new culture called Greco-Roman culture.
What important standards of law were set by Romans? Everyone has the right to equal treatment and are innocent until proven guilty.
What were three Roman cultural achievements? Mosaics, the Aeneid, and making sculptures realistic
What word is used to refer to the inner struggle against evil or an armed struggle against unbelievers? jihad
A Muslim title that means "successor" or "deputy" is caliph.
A Muslim group who pursued poverty and devotion to a spiritual path were the Sufi.
The Muslim family who came into power after 661 was the Umayyads.
Muslims who followed Muhammad's example were known as Sunni.
The Arabic name for God is Allah.
The spiritual leader of the Islamic faith is Muhammad.
The migration of Muhammad from Mecca to Yathrib in 622 was called the Hijrah.
An Islamic house of worship is called a mosque.
The holy book of the Islamic faith is the Qur'an.
The Islamic system of law that regulates the family life, moral conduct, and business and community life of Muslims is the Shari'a.
What people were noted for their military skills? Turks
What was a Seljuk prime minister? Vizier
What were Turkish military slaves called? mamelukes
Who launched the first crusade in 1095? Pope Urban II
The eastern Roman Empire became known as Byzantium.
A high-ranking Byzantine nobleman who took the throne of the Eastern Empire in 527 was Justinian.
The Justinian code was a body of civil law that controlled Byzantine life.
The crowning religious glory of Justinian's building program was the Hagia Sophia.
The site of wild chariot races in Constantinople was the Hippodrome.
The Abbasids were rulers of the Muslim Empire.
In 945, when the Persians conquered Baghdad, the power to govern was assigned to the sultan.
Seljuk culture was most influenced by Persian culture.
In the Seljuk Empire, the vizier was a type of political leader.
Malik Shah was the last strong, effective Seljuk leader.
What was the ethnic background of the Vikings? Germanic
Which of the following groups were Turkish nomads? Magyars
In the feudal system, what was a manor? a lord's estate
When Pepin the Short became "king by the grace of God," this began the Carolingian Dynasty.
Powerful landholders who governed their counties under Charlemagne were called counts.
The heir to the Frankish Kingdom who extended Frankish rule was named Charlemagne.
The English king who led the Third Crusade was Richard the Lion-hearted.
The practice of selling positions in the Church is simony.
The pope who issued the call for the First Crusade was Urban !!.
The common language of a place or region is vernacular.
Thomas Aquinas is known for scholarly work that combined Christian belief with the ideas of the best thinkers of ancient Greece.
Who led the Norman conquest of England? William the Conqueror
To whom was Eleanor of Aquitaine married? Henry II
Who included commoners in the Estates General? Philip IV
Who forced whom to sign the Magna Carta? The English nobility forced John to sign
What provided the origin of English common law? royal courts of justice
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