Flame Over Tara
Geography
Mystery of HISTORY
Famous People
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100

Who is Macha's foster brother?

Benet

100

Macbeth was King of what?

Scotland

100

Who was Leif Ericsson's father and what country did he discover? 

Eric the Red. Greenland

100

A.D. 313

Battle of Milvian Bridge

A beautiful arch was built in Rome for him

Edict of Milan 


Constantine I

100

When Diocletian divided the Roman empire, who ruled the western half of Rome and who ruled the eastern half? 

Maximian ruled the western half

Diocletian ruled the eastern half

200

When Patrick first arrives in Ireland, what sign does Benet see that makes him believe this is a fulfillment of the prophecy? 

The Adze head on Patrick's brow


Adze head will come, 

Over the mad crested sea

His cloak hole headed

His staff crooked headed, 

His table in the east of his houses;

He will chant impiety from his table

And all his household will respond:

Amen, Amen

200

Wenceslas became Duke of Bohemia, which was a province where? 

Former Czechoslovakia

200

What was El Cid's real name? 

Rodrigo Diaz

200
A.D.622

Born in Mecca

Believed he was receiving revelations about god from the archangel Gabriel.

Founder of a religion 

Mohammed 

200

Who first translated the Bible into Latin?

Extra 100 pts. for what they then called the Latin Bible, and what it means? 

Jerome

The Vulgate, which means "common"

300

How did Patrick know his cup had been poisoned? 

Extra 100 pts. if you can also give the reason why he knew the technique above would work? 

The poison froze at a different temperature than his wine. 

He knew this by his experiment with the milk and water when he attended his sheep. 

300

Vladimer I, a descendant of the Vikings, went where to begin a church? 

Russia

300
Who did Macbeth kill in the battle at Bothanagowan in 1040? 

King Duncan

300
Celtic king


Battle of Mount Badon in 503

Legend of a sword

The wisdom he has he attributed to a magician named Merlin

King Arthur

300

How many souls did Columba hope to save? 

3,000

400

What year does the book take place?

A.D. 432

400

The Coptic Orthodox Church was located where? 

Extra 100 pts. for the city, too.

Alexandria, Egypt

400

How did Wenceslas' mother, Drahomira, order Ludmilla, Weceslas' grandmother, to be killed? 

Strangled to death

400

Mayor in the palace of the franks

Nickname of "the hammer" 

Drove the Muslims out of France 

A very famous battle that is sometimes called the Battle of Poitiers but normally known by its more famous name. 

Charles "Martel" and the Battle of Tours

400

During the time of Justinian I and Theodora, a riot broke out between the "Blues" and the "Greens". These were the names of the groups that developed by dressing in the color of their favorite jockeys. 

What was the riot called? 

The Nika Riot

500

What is Patrick's full name?

Magnus Sacatus Patricius

500

William the Conqueror was the Duke of Normandy, which is where? 

Province in France
500

Name 2 inventions created or developed during the Song Dynasty in China? 

Paper money

Moveable type

Porcelain

Acupuncture

Compass needle



500

Pepin's son

Concerned with education

His palace, Aix-la-Chapelle, was the capital of the Frankish Empire in western Germany. 

"the civilizer"

Charlemagne

500

How was Gregory the Great's time as Pope different from other Popes?

He accepted the position under the condition that he would keep the simple lifestyle of a monk.

 Meaning, he would continue to dress in plain robes, live in simple quarters, and eat basic food. He gave away much of the wealth of the Western Church to the poor. 

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