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Chapter 9 - Kiev Large principality which was converted to...

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Chapter 9 11 th Centuries Asiatic nomadic people invaded and gradually merged with Slavs of Eastern and Central Europe Western Slavs (Slavic people) moved into what is now Poland and the Czech Republic Eastern Slavs settled in European Russia and the Ukrane They became Russian by intermarrying with the Varingians, Swedish Vikings Southern Slavs moved into Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia, and Serbia Bottom Line-The Slavs were originally one people The Feudal System King Vassals Lords Knights Tenants-in-chief Under tenants Peasants Luxury Trade Trade had never entirely disappeared Constantinople and Baghdad
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Emperor Leo VI The Slavic Peoples Invasion and Assimilation Western Slavs Poland and Bohemia Conversion by Germans Southern Slavs Bulgars Conversion by the Byzantine Empire Became Orthodox Christians Eastern Slavs Encounters with Vikings The “Rus” Name for Vikings who intermarried with Slavs
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Unformatted text preview: Kiev Large principality which was converted to Christianity in late 10 th century Vladimir (c.980-1015) 987 AD Leader of the Rus Accepted baptism and had family baptized but still was mean and killed enemies Thought having a unified religion would make his job of governor easier The World of Islam The Umayyad Dynasty Abu al-Abbas puts an end to the Umayyads (750) The Abbasid Dynasty New Capital in Baghdad Lasted slightly over 500 years Destroyed in 1258 by the Mongols Harun al-Rashed (786-809) Al Mamun (813-833) Spain and the Continuation of the Umayyads Abd al-Rahman (756) Fatimid Egypt (973) Islamic Civilization Arabic Cities Baghdad Cairo Cordova-Population of 100,000 Science and Philosophy Paper and Books Mathematics and Natural Sciences Chemistry and Medicine Avaenna Ibn Sina (980-1037) Medical Encyclopedia...
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