Answer in complete sentences Describe the borders (N, S, E & W) of Europe Describe the 3 Major climate zones in Europe Formulate an argument for or against Europe being a continent When you are done, put your name on your paper, set it aside, get out your notes and DO NOT touch your laptop.
The spread of Christianity, the Plague & the onset of the Dark Ages
The last Roman emperor in the West, Romulus Augustus, was deposed by the Foederati Chieftain, Odoacer476 AD
Clovis becomes the ruler of the Salian Franks at the age of 13 after the death of his father481 AD
The Romano-British began to fight off the invasions of the Germanic Saxons.
With the support of the Byzantine Empire, the Ostrogoths led by Theodoric the Great invade Italy and defeat Odoacer.
The Bubonic plague appears suddenly in Egypt and quickly spreads to Constantinople where it kills at least 230,000 people541 AD
The Lombards, a Germanic tribe in Pannonia, ally with the Byzantine Empire and attack the Gepid Kingdom in the Carpathian Mountains546 AD
Justinian receives silkworm eggs smuggled from China by two Nestorian Monks
The Byzantine army in Italy crushes the Gothic army and her Frankish allies, ending the Ostrogothic Kingdom553 AD
The Avars, dispossesed nobles from Central Asia push into Pannonia from the East
The Lombards ally with the Avars then invade and crush the Kingdom of the Gepids566 – 567 AD
The Lombards then turn West, gang up with a bunch of Bavarians, Sarmatians, Saxons and Taifali and invade Italy
Now everyone can open up their laptops and log in to their accounts. If you do not remember how to do it, raise your hand and someone will be around to help you.
You are going to create a timeline that contains 6-10 facts from today’s lecture.