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Christianity, Byzantium, and Islam: Religion and Power I. “Western” identity? in Late Antiquity, Early Middle Ages a. Barbarian-Roman civilization b. “Latin Christendom” II. Byzantium a. Justinian (ruled 527-565) and Theodora i. Ravenna, law code, Hagia Sophia, Nika riot b. Patriarchs vs. popes III. Latin Christendom a. St. Peter, Roman bishops, Attila the Hun, Leo I, Lombard invasions b. Pope Gregory I (590-604) c. St Benedict (480-547), Benedictine Order d. Alliance between Popes and Franks i. Merovingian Dynasty: Clovis (482-511), Charles “the Hammer” Martel and Battle of Tours (732)
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Unformatted text preview: ii. Charlemagne: Holy Roman Emperor, Carolingian Renaissance IV. Ascent of Islam a. Muhammad (570-632) and Mecca b. Angel Gabriel, Allah, Quran c. Hijra Medina (Jews, religion and local politics) d. Rapid spread; ummah ; Battle of Badr e. Andalusia, Sunni and Shiite, f. Caliph, Umayyad (Damascus), Abbasid (Baghdad) g. Regional states; Fatimids in North Africa; Sunni Umayyads in Spain (al-Andalus) h. Islamic culture: preservation of ancient Greek texts, algebra, the Alhambra, Avicenna (980-1037) and medicine....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2011 for the course HIST 151 taught by Professor Hunziker during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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