Name: Date: Mankind the Story of US: Warriors 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 technology.” 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. Polynesians/Easter Islanders 28:55 –35:01 12.Hotu Matu’a migrated 2,500 miles. Why did he leave his homeland?