World Civilization I Week Twelve Notes
World Civilization I Week Twelve Notes 17189
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World Civilization I Week Twelve Notes The Fall of the Roman Empire not Invasion by Germanic Tribes In slow motion As tribes move west the west Roman world gradually assimilates and is assimilated Lots of border tribes already halfRomanized 0 Allies foederati for War and commercial purposes 0 Blend of Germanic and Roman 0 With increasingly dramatic leadership C 500 AD Theodoric in Northern Italy Blendingin so that he appears to be just list any other older Roman ruler Romans and Germans simultaneously and Arians believe Jesus was a prophet not divine Arians 9 heresy to Eastern Church World of Gaul Old Roman province from the days of Julius Caesar last of c BC c 500 still hanging on to remains of old province France from across the Rhine is moving in 0 Merovech mythical ancestor of tribe 0 Tribe king chief Warrior nobles priests etc This is gradually softened by Roman structures and the need for bureaucracy Clovis real founder of this new Gaul 0 Frankish king who Wants to look like a Roman ruler 0 Where the name France comes from Imaginary ancestor 9 merovech Kingdom called Merovingian Kingdom 0 and the Merovingian Dynasty Clovis was not an orthodox Christian 0 Wife Clotilda Clothilde was and converted Clovis As Westem World changed from Roman to tribal Roman Christianity spread With it 0 From cities to country 0 To the pagi country district Merovingian Frankish Dynasty began c 500 AD Was beginning to fail by mid8th century 700s 0 Power gradually passing from kings to righthandmen o mayors of the palace 732 AD Charles Martel defeated invading Muslims from Spain He was the mayor of the palace 768 AD Charles son Pippin the Third plots with Pope Zacharias to replace the Merovingian Dynasty with his own Carolingian Dynasty Like other combo Germanic Romans he Wants to look like a Roman ruler 0 But has more energy 50 military campaigns 0 Ambitious 0 Brains 800 AD Christmas day Charlemagne in Rome crowned Holy Roman Emperor instead of Frankish king Had the backing of the pope Bigger empire stretches from Spain into Austria and Denmark Border regions modeled on old Roman fortified quotmarches Provinces run by govemors overseen by rnissi dominia Charlemagne encourages literacy 0 Builds big library run by famous English monkscholar named Alcuin Charlemagne 9 One surviving son 9 Louis the Pius divides Carolingian empire among three sons 0 Civil war 0 Only ended by Treaty of Verdun 842 As world continues to change new social system begins to emerge in west Feudalism 9 fid trustfait 0 Hierarchy 9 king nobles etc and the Church Basic unit manor knight holds 9 in return for troops and taxes King claims whole country 0 Gives out bits to nobles 9 who give to knights About 800 AD new invasions 9 Vikings from Scandinavia To trade More people need more land Oppression at home General interest in pluder Viking from 800 1000 AD spread from Ireland all the way to Russia 0 Traders raiders and colonizers In western France conquer peninsula 9 which becomes known as Normandy 66 0 Normandy north man land Rome didn t fall and it wasn t pushed it gradually slid and was assimilated by tribes and vice versa for centuries to come
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