Name: samantha kouza 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? The Vandals acquired this knowledge from the Romans, the Romans were living in the same area as the Vandals 2. Why did Gaiseric (the Vandal chief) want Eudoxia (the empress)? Because he wanted to hold her hostage because she had gold on her and at the time gold was valuable, also so he could be linked to the most powerful position in Rome. 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 technology.” What does this statement mean? It basically means that the civilization may start successful but it will crumbleeventually. Islam 9:01 – 18:20 4. Al-Hajjaj Al-Bahizi was mining for what mineral? Gold5. For what purpose was the gold used? To find an army to create an Islamic empire 6. How was Cordoba different from the rest of Western Europe?