Vladimir I - Vladimir I Prince of Kiev(980-1015 ∙...

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Unformatted text preview: Vladimir I, Prince of Kiev (980-1015) - ∙ Officially accepted the Orthodox rite through an accord with resurgent Byzantium under Basil II (r. 976-1025) whereby he also agreed to marry the Emperor's daughter, establishing lasting cultural ties. Basil II (r. 976-1025) - ∙ Very powerful Byzantine Emperor. Known as Bulgar Slayer, removed this people as an offensive threat to the Empire. Also was successful in eastern campaigns, and reformed army as well as administration. Ruled at the apogee of Byzantium. Emperor Charles the Fat - ∙ The last strong Frankish king in the East, was able to push Vikings off from Paris; he offered the Vikings a ransom called Danegeld, as well as unhampered plundering in Burgundy, his enemy at the time. Rollo - ∙ Viking leader given lands at the mouth of the Seine by Charles the Simple in 911. Soon - ∙ Viking leader given lands at the mouth of the Seine by Charles the Simple in 911....
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course HIST 1320 taught by Professor Murphy during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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