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Unformatted text preview: Carolingian Empires. 8. List reasons for the fall of Charlemagne's Empire. 9. Define the term Iconoclasm and explain its impact on the early Christian church. *************************** Study Topics 1. What were the characteristics of the Carolingian Renaissance? In what way might it be considered a "re-birth"? (Renaissance means re-birth.) 2. Describe the reasons for the rise and the fall of the Carolingian Empire. How were conditions different during the fall of the Carolingians than they had been during their rise? How were conditions similar? 3. What characteristics distinguished the Byzantine empire from the kingdoms established in western and central Europe? 4. How were the Frankish and Anglo-Saxon kingdoms able to establish relatively stable societies when compared with those in neighboring territories? 5. What strengths and weaknesses were exhibited by the small states that survived Rome's collapse in the West?...
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Wormer during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.
- Fall '08
- Byzantine Empire