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Name: _________________________________ Mankind: The Story of All of Us Episode 4: “Warriors” Sack of Rome 00:00 9:01 1. The Vandals weren’t savages: they were educated and skilled in warfare. Where had they acquired this education? 2. Why did Gaiseric (the Vandal chief) want Eudoxia (the empress)? 3. Peter Aicher said, “The drama of Rome suggests that civilization does not progress in a straight line towards more prosperity, more order, more law, more technolog y.” What does this statement mean? Islam 9:01 18:20 4. Al-Hajjaj Al-Bahizi was mining for what mineral? 5. For what purpose was the gold used? 6. How was Cordoba different from the rest of Western Europe? 7. What happened to Abbas Ibn Firnas? Vikings 18:20 28:10 8. How did Ahmad Ibn Fadlan describe the Vikings? 9. What product did Ibn Fadlan want from the Vikings? 10. What elements of the Viking funeral would have disturbed Ibn Fadlan most? 11. Name at least two ways that Vikings affected Europe. Stella Wesson They acquired the education from the Roman Empire.

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