Middle Ages Europe map
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The Mediterranean World
The Mediterranean environment had everything you would needto have to make crops such as; fertile soil, climate that wasn'ttoo hot or cold and tons of rain fall and sunshine. Perfect forcrops.
The sea was a transportation routethat encouraged people to travel andtrade.
A great place for large numbersof people to live in.
Population grew rapidly and towns formed.
Philosophy The search forwisdom, ideas, and knowledge
B.C.E. Before the common era
Roman Legions Roman armed forces
Came to power of westernEurope in 768 C.E.
Unlike the past rulers, he was veryinterested in re building civilization.
Charlemagne's empire, fromabout 770 to 814.
He opened libraries around the kingdom.
He created a single code of lawsfor the whole empire.
Actually tried to make thingsbetter for the serfs andtradespeople.
A rebirth or revival, especially of the arts.
There was three social classes;Patricians, Equites, andPlebeians.
The family was ruled by the father, who hadcomplete authority over his wife, children andslaves.
Senate the main law and policymaking body in Rome.
Worshiped many gods and spirits.
Of the common era.
The language of the Romans.
A fighter who battled at publicshows; most were slaves.
One of the European peoples that spoke aGermanic languages; for example Angles,Saxons, Jutes etc.
Originally, a nonRoman person. "Barbarian"later came to mean "uncultured person." aninsult.
The AngloSaxon and The Celts
Alfred the Great
Was an early ruler of the AngloSaxons. Hisgreatest accomplishment was when he died, heleft Western and Southern England united.
Anglosaxons were farmers and men andwomen shared the hard work of agriculturebetween them.
Anglosaxons preserved their stories by pastingit on to each person. One would tell the otherand it kept going like that.
The celts had to relocate to Wales, Cornwell, andScotland and across the sea to Ireland becausethey were driven out.
A western European culture. The Scottish,Irish, Welsh, Cornish, and Bretons are allCelts.
A long poem telling about heroicdeeds and events.
They are farmers but loved to make war.
One of the Germanic tribes that overranthe Roman Empire in the 5thcentury .
Conquered most of Gaul (France)
"Frank" meant free.
Had social classes. Either reallyrich or incredibly poor.
Manmoney, that is, a person'svalue in money.
Intentionally setting fire to property.
A promise to marry.
A contagious disease that is outof control and kills many people.
Omens, occurences that predictfuture events.
The group that one belongs to in a society. Classcan be determined by money, role in society, orone's parentage.
The vikings were any of the Scandinavianpeople who raided the coasts of Europe fromthe 8th to the 11th centuries.
Most were farmers and fishers. Thereare also highly skilled workers andsmiths.
The vikings were everywhere andattacked to get what theywanted.
Viking age 8001100 (1250 years)
Viking women has many rights under the law.Women could divorce their husbands and couldown property.
Vikings did all this because theywanted glory/fame and needed tosurvive.
A long, narrow saltwater baywith high cliffs along its sides.
A Scandinavian poet who recitedpoems at formal gatherings.
A parliament where free adults could give their opinions onimportant matters. Viking kings, were not crowned;instead, they were lifted up standing on shields, at theThing.