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Patterns Final:People


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emperor of Byzantine empire hoped to revive glory and power of the Roman empire ruled from 527 until 565
Justinian's wife one of his advisers
Vladimir I
sent observers to Christian church services ruler of Kievan Russia convertd to Christianity
Muslims who lived in Spain
branch if Islam believed agreement among muslims should settle religious and worldly matters
Pepin III's son greatest of all Frankish kings
branch of Islam believed only imams should decide religious and worldly matters
Empress Wu
was made Empress of the Tang Dynasty in 655 had her political opponents exiled/executed brought about positive social changes
dynasty in China defeated the invading Turks to the north and west extended China's frontiers farther west than ever before capital: Xi'an
dynasty in China cultural and artistic progress
Genghis Khan
fierce Mongol leader 'Temujin' his name also means 'Universal Ruler'
Marco Polo
famous merchant and explorer wrote the book: The Travels of Marco Polo traveled around China for 17 years
Charles Martel
Pepin II's son known as 'Charles the Hammer' defeated the Spanish Moors in 732
William the Conquerer
overcame armed Anglo-Saxon resistance became king as a result of Norman Conquest
John Locke
English philosopher ideas framed Declaration of Independence natural rights (if violated by government, the social contract is broken)
Urban II
Pope involved in the Crusades wanted to get back the Holy Land
Leonardo da Vinci
architect/engineer/painter/sculptor/scientist painted the Last Super and Mona Lisa
brilliant painter painted the Sistine Chapel
Martin Luther
began the religion Lutheranism started a group called the 'Protestants'
one of the first humanists famous scholar and teacher, wrote poetry
Florentine diplomat/historian wrote 'The Prince' thought rulers should only care about power and political success
first European to use the moveable type to make books (copies of the Bible)
Baron de Montesquieu
philosopher who believed in 3 government branches (judicial, executive, legislative)
members of a Protestant minority group lived in fortified cities
Italian scientist who helped confirm Copernicus' theory of a heliocentric universe built a telescope tudied objects in motion

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