Basic Facts
Early Kings
No Monk-eying Around

100

Between what years did the Middle Ages happen?

500 to 1500 AD

100

What was Charles Martel's nickname?

The Hammer

100

A female who has devoted her life to religious study

A nun

200

What type of landform is Europe?

A peninsula

200

Name one way Charlemagne wanted to unify Europe.

Christianity and education

200

What did people do while living at a convent or monastery?

Pray, study, and work

300

What are the two longest rivers?

The Danube and Rhine rivers

300

Which Frankish king defeated the last of the Roman army in Western Europe?

Clovis I

300

Name a religious community where a person would go to have a religious lifestyle - for women

A convent

400

What word refers to a person who is a trained leader in the church?

Clergy

400

Who fought for power, leading to the Treaty of Verdun?

Charlemagne's three sons

400

Name a religious community where a person would go to have a religious lifestyle - for men

Monastery

500

What landform does Europe have around its edges?

Mountains

500

Name Charles Martel's most important victory.

Battle of Tours in 732 AD, when he defeated a Muslim army from Spain

500

What promises did nuns and monks make under the Benedictine Rule?

Obey their leaders, work for the good of the community, never marry, never own their own items