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Warm Up #3 Take out a piece of paper, put your name on it and write your answers in complete sentences 1.Who converted to Catholicism on 12/25/496 AD? 2.Describe the relationship between the Ostrogoths and the Byzantine Empire 3.How did Justinian plan to circumvent the Silk Road?
European History AD The Spread of Christianity, The Dark Ages and the rise of Feudalism
Major Events & Figures Take out your notes, do not use the paper you just did your warm-up on! The Lombards (Langobards or Longbeards) Pope Gregory I Augustine of Canterbury Muhammad Mayor of the palace
Mr. Morrow what did we learn again yesterday? Clovis I became King of the Franks, converted to Christianity and expanded his Empire in Western Europe. Justinian I became Emperor of Rome (Byzantium) and re-established control in Italy, the Balkans, North Africa and Spain. The Lombards migrated from Pannonia to the Italian peninsula. The Angles, Saxons and Jutes began their migration into Britain.
572 AD Byzantine Emperor Justin II breaks peace with Persia and invades Nisibis Lombards take the Byzantine stronghold of Pavia and establish the Kingdom of the Lombards in Northern Italy
576 AD The Visigoths, under King Liuvigold continue to expand their power in the Iberian peninsula, establishing their capital at Toledo Gokturks under Tardu cross into the Crimea and besiege Panticapaeum
583 AD April – Fire devastates Constantinople May – Earthquake strikes Constantinople The Avars advance from the Danube to the walls of Constantinople
584 AD The Lombards, Avars, Slavs and Visigoths all win military victories over the Byzantine Empire and gain territory at their expense.
586 AD Constantine of Kernyw converts to Christianity Dumnonia is the Southwestern most peninsula of Britain
587 AD Reccared, King of the Visigoths, renounces Arianism and adopts Catholicism
588 AD The Lombards convert to Christianity
589 AD The plague reaches rome, killing Pope Pelagius II
593 AD The Byzantines push back the Slavs, Avars & Gepids and cross the Danube into Wallachia
596 AD Pope Gregory I sends Augustine of Canterbury to England to convert the Anglo-Saxons to Christianity
600 AD Smallpox arrives in Europe for the first time Augustine of Canterbury converts King Ethelbert of Kent to Christianity
607 AD The Pantheon in Rome is converted into a church
609 AD The city of Edessa is taken from the Byzantine Empire by the Sassanids (Persians).
610 AD Heraclius overthrows the Byzantine Emperor and changes the official language from Latin to Greek The Avars attempt and fail to invade Italy
613 AD Clotaire II reunites the Frankish kingdoms under one King Muhammad begins preaching Islam in Mecca
614 AD The Persian Empire sacks Jerusalem; sets fire to the church of the Holy Sepulchre and captures the True Cross.
615 AD The Edict of Paris grants extensive rights to the Frankish Nobility. Pippin of Landen becomes Mayor of the Austrasian Palace The Turks invade China
619 AD Kubrat, ruler of the Bulgars, is baptized in Constantinople
620 AD Medina is converted to Islam
624 AD The Visigoths recapture Andalusia from the Byzantine Empire.
626 AD The Byzantines defeat the Avars, Slavs and Persian army that attempted to besiege Constantinople.
627 AD Emperor Heraclius defeats the Persians at the Battle of Nineveh Paulinus, a Roman missionary, baptizes King Edwin of Deira The western Goturks storm and sack the Caspian Gates at Derbent
AD The Byzantine Empire and the western Gokturks take Ctesiphon, Tbilisi and Jerusalem from the Persian Empire
630 AD Croats and Serbs settle in the Balkans, invited by the Byzantine Emperor, Heraclius Muhammad sets out to capture Mecca by force
632 AD Muhammad dies
634 AD The Rashidun Caliphate starts the Islamic conquest of the Byzantine Empire
636 AD The Muslim forces of the Rashidun Caliphate defeat the Byzantine army at the battle of Yarmouk. This completes the muslim conquest of Syria
637 AD The Rashidun Caliphate conquers Ctesiphon, Jerusalem, Aleppo and Antioch from the Persian and Byzantine Empires
640 AD Prince Porga of Croatia requests Christian teachers be sent to his provinces from the Byzantine Empire Muslim armies invade Egypt, controlled by the Byzantine Empire
641 – 642 AD Alexandria and Caesarea are both surrendered by the Byzantine Empire to the Muslim Arabs Arabs also conquer Persia
646 AD After briefly retaking Alexandria, the Byzantines are ousted from Egypt by the Arabs, ending 1,000 years of Greco-Roman rule.
647 AD The Muslims invade Carthage and kill the local Byzantine governor, Gregory the Patrician at the Battle of Sufetula
650 AD Khazars defeat the Great Bulgarian Empire and the Rashidun Arabs, establishing a Kingdom in Southern Russia
658 AD Cadwaladr launches the last Welsh offensive against the Saxons in Britain
Pair Share Pair up with a neighbor (A pair is 2, not 1, not 3, unless otherwise instructed) Discuss at least 3 significant events that were taught today, and how you think they changed the world. Discuss 2 people from today’s lecture, focusing on what they did that was important. Discuss 1 place that we talked about today, where it is located and how it must have felt to have lived there. When you are finished discussing, each person will write down a summary of their discussion on the paper that they did their warm-up on. Be sure to include the points highlighted in blue for each topic. You have 12 minutes! Be productive with your time.
Major Ideas from today’s lesson Instability leads to a power vacuum New threats from the East place a large burden on the Byzantine & Persian Empires Christianity is spread through conversion of leaders Warfare and plague keep the population of Europe in check Islam changes the balance of power
Quiz Time! Write the # of the question and the letter of the answer on your warm-up paper. 1. In 583 Constantinople was hit with: A.A plague, A fire and A famine B.A fire, a famine and an earthquake C.An invasion, a fire and an earthquake D.An earthquake, a plague and a famine
Question #2 The plague reaches Rome in 589 and kills this significant person A.The Pope B.The Patriarch C.The King D.The Emperor
Question #3 A new religion began on the Arabian peninsula called _______. A.Islam B.Buddhism C.Shintoism D.Catholicism
Question #4 In the Byzantine empire, the official language is changed from: A.Greek to Latin B.Latin to English C.English to Greek D.Latin to Greek
Question #5 What major empire disappeared into the pages of history after its defeat to the arab caliphate in 642 AD? A.The Kingdom of the Vandals B.The Sassanid Empire C.The Macedonian Empire D.The Kingdom of Mali
Reminder Tomorrow you will have a substitute! Yay for you! Make sure you are respectful, and complete the assignment that will be left for you. Make sure you write down your name on your warm-up/pair share/quiz paper. When the bell rings, turn it in to the basket. Remember your assignment on the spread of Christianity in Europe is due on Friday.
You are receiving assignments 6.2, 6.7 & is due on Friday 1/11/ is due on Thursday 1/24/ is due on Friday 1/25/2013 Make sure you write these dates down in your agenda! Now let’s go over each assignment. Log out of your computer and take out your agenda!