World Civilization to 1500

The third test in HST 114 will take place about 04 April 2008. Its format will be similar to the previous tests and have 5 Short Answer/identification, 10 matching, and 15 multiple-choice questions. Questions will be based on the following names/terms/events. To receive full credit, identification answers must include responses to the who? what? where? why? and when? questions, and they must include examples when appropriate and indicate the historical importance of the name/term/event identified. You are responsible for the assigned readings in Craig, etc., Heritage of World Civilizations and the material covered in the lectures.

I. Short Answer Questions (5 questions; 25 points): Be able to answer Who? What? Where? Why? and When? for each of the following terms; also give examples and indicate the historical importance of each.
Augustan Principate (31BC-AD14
Roman Law
Roman Succession Problem
Late Antiquity (AD 284-610)
The "Decline & Fall of Rome"
Palestine and the Ministry of Jesus
Appeal of Christianity before AD 313
Church Fathers & Christian Thought 
Transformation of Christianity after AD 313
Three Heirs to the Roman Empire 
Kievan Rus & Slavic Civilization

Islamic Civilization
Islamic Empire
Early Middle Ages (ca.500-1050) 
Carolingian Renaissance
Feudalism & Manorialism 
Medieval Urban Revolution & Trade 
Rise of National Monarchies 
Magna Carta (1215) 
The Medieval Church 
The Crusades (1095-1272) 
Romanesque & Gothic Styles
The Late Middle Ages
Crisis of the Late Medieval Church

II. Objective Questions [Matching and Multiple Choice] (25 Questions; 75 Points).
Trajan's Column
Hadrian's Wall
Colosseum, Pantheon, & Aqueducts
Fiver Good Emperor (AD 96-180)
Vergil (70-19 BC) & The Aeneid
Constantine & the Edict of Milan (AD 313)
Crisis of the Third Century
Germanic Tribes & AD 476
Theodoric the Ostrogoth & Ravenna
The Gospels
Paul (ca. 3-ca. AD 67)
Vulgate, Heresy, & Nicene Creed
Basilica Church (Old St. Peter's, Rome)
Pope & Papacy (Institutional Church)
City of God (St. Augustine)
Monasticism & St. Benedict (480-AD 547)
Byzantine Civilization
Justinian and his Law Code
Iconoclastic Controversy
Hagia Sophia
Cyril and Methodius
Slavic Migrations
Vladimir I
Mongol Russia
Moscow & the Orthodox Church
Muhammad & Koran (Qur'an)
Five Pillars of Faith (Islam)
Battle of Tours (732)
Shi'ites and Sunnis
Clovis I (r. 481-511) & the Merovingians
Theory of the Two Swords
Charlemagne (r. 768-814) & Einhard
Alcuin of York

Carolingian Miniscule
Anglo Saxons & Alfred the Great (871-899)
Song of Roland
Feudal Values & Chivalry
"Stadtluft macht frei"
Bourgeoisie & Guilds
Hanseatic League
Investiture Controversy
Holy Roman Empire
Habsburgs & Golden Bull (1356)
William the Conqueror (1035-1087) & 1066
The Bayeux Tapestry & Domesday Book
Henry II (1154-1189) & Thomas Becket
Jury System
Model Parliament (1295)
Capetian Kings (France) & Philip Augustus
Cluny and the Cistercians
Innocent III & Boniface VIII
Pope Urban II and Peter the Hermit
Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem
Teutonic Knights ("Drang nach Osten")
Scholasticism & Seven Liberal Arts
Peter Abelard (1079-1142)
The Philosopher (Aristotle)
Divine Comedy (Dante)
Chartres and Amiens Cathedrals
"A Bible in Stone"
John Ball
Black Death
“Babylonian Captivity” [of the Church]
John Hus & Council of Constance
Hundred Years War (1338-1453)
Joan of Arc (d. 1431)
Wars of the Roses (1455-1485)

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