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Unformatted text preview: 3. Follow the law C. Expansion (629-732) 1. Breathtaking rapidity 2. Reasons a. Byzantine Empire in trouble b. Used non-Muslim captive converts for army 3. Divisions within Islam 4. Life under Islam III. Western Europe A. Variety of Germanic and non-Germanic peoples rule western part of Roman Empire B. “Dark Ages” 1.Decrease in classical knowledge (preserved in Celtic areas) 2. Roman Law fuzzy C. Franks D. Charlemagne E. Aftermath 1. Carolingian kingdom split among three grandsons by Treaty of Verdun (843) 2. Influences map of Europe today-Middle Kingdom ambiguous...
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This essay was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course HIST, ENG 100-----16 taught by Professor Alexander----walser,krall during the Spring '08 term at Ill. Chicago.
- Spring '08