Middle Ages Stuff
Monasteries
Dudes Named Henry and William
Cruising the Crusades
Architecture
100

Lawlessness and dangerous travel were the result of this.

What is the fall of Rome?

100

This is a community of men dedicated to living a holy life.

What is a monastery?

100

This English king installed a new legal system based on trial by jury and "common law".

Who is King Henry II?

100

This ruler waged war with the Muslim leader Saladin over control of the Holy Land.

Who is Richard the Lion-Heart?

100

This type of architecture had thin stone walls supported on the outside by flying buttresses.

What is Gothic architecture?

200

He was a king of the Franks who helped spread Christianity throughout Europe.

Who was Charlemagne?

200

This book written by an early Christian monk described the daily schedule of work and prayer for monastic life.

What is the Rule of Saint Benedict?

200

This Norman leader invaded England in A.D. 1066.

Who was William the Conqueror?

200

These were the religious wars fought over control of the Holy Land.

What are the Crusades?

200

This type of architecture had huge interior columns and round arches.

What is Romanesque?

300

They conducted raids and trading expeditions from the Irish coast to the Caspian Sea.

Who were the Vikings?

300

This book, written by Thomas Aquinas, used reason, logic and Aristotle's ideas to argue that God existed.

What is the Summa Theologica?

300

William the Conqueror defeated King Harold and established Norman rule over England after this battle.

What is the Battle of Hastings?

300

During the Third Crusade she ruled England while the king was away.

Who was Eleanor of Aquitaine?

300

This type of architecture includes pointed arches and stained-glass windows.

What is Gothic?

400

This document legalized the idea that not even the king of England had absolute power.

What is the Magna Carta?

400

This thirteenth-century author used reason and logic to explain Christian beliefs.

Who was Thomas Aquinas?

400

This is defined as the invasion and conquest of England in A.D. 1066 by William, Duke of Normandy.

What is the Norman Conquest?

400

This happened when Pope Urban II feared that the Seljuk Turks might keep Christians from visiting the Holy Land.

What is the First Crusade?

400

This type of architecture includes small windows and thick walls.

What is Romanesque?

500

This group gained most of the power, wealth, and influence during the late Middle Ages in Europe.

What are monarchs?

500

This monk founded an abbey at Monte Cassino and is known as the "father of Monasticism".

Who is Benedict of Nursia?

500

She was called the "Grandmother of Europe" for arranging her offspring's marriages to royal families across the continent.

Who was Eleanor of Aquitaine?

500

The Byzantine emperor asked the pope for help repelling Muslim invaders leading to this.

What is the First Crusade?
500

This architecture includes airy and spacious interiors filled with light.

What is Gothic?

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