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Middle Ages Crossword

Alex Shoell

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1.Religious duty of Muslims.
5.Founder of the religion of Islam.
8.A medieval military expedition, one of a series made by Europeans to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries.
10.The Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca that takes place in the last month of the year, expected once of all Muslims.
11.Was a cultural movement that spanned the period roughly from the 14th to the 17th century, beginning in Italy in the Late Middle Ages and later spreading to the rest of Europe.
12.Was the founder of the Carolingian Empire.
14.Was the appointment of bishops, abbots, and other church officials by feudal lords and vassals
15.The largest branch of Islam.
16.A Roman Catholic bishop ranking above primates and metropolitans and immediately below the pope, often the head of a Uniate community
17.Is the moral code and religious law of Islam.
21.was a group of decentralized institutions within the justice system of the Roman Catholic Church whose aim was to "fight against heretics".
22.The medieval knightly system with its religious, moral, and social code.
23.Byzantine Emperor from 527 to 565.
24.A split or division between strongly opposed sections or parties, caused by differences in opinion or belief
25.An adherent of the Shia branch of Islam.
2.Migration or journey of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Medina between June 21st and July 2nd in 622 CE
3.The sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina.
4.Charter of liberty and political rights obtained from King John of England by his rebellious barons at Runnymede in 1215.
6.An agricultural laborer bound under the feudal system to work on his lord's estate
7.The empire in southeastern Europe and Asia Minor formed from the eastern part of the Roman Empire
8.Frankish ruler of the eastern part of the Frankish kingdom from 715 and the whole kingdom from 719; grandfather of Charlemagne. His rule marked the beginning of Carolingian power
9.He led Muslim opposition to the Franks and other European Crusaders in the Levant.
12.The chief Muslim civil and religious ruler, regarded as the successor of Muhammad
13.The dominant social system in medieval Europe, in which the nobility held lands from the Crown in exchange for military service, and vassals were in turn tenants of the nobles, while the peasants (villeins or serfs) were obliged to live on their lord's land and give him homage, labor, and a share of the produce, notionally in exchange for military protection.
18.An ecclesiastical censure that excludes from certain rites of the Church individuals or groups, who nonetheless do not cease to be members of the Church.
19.Form of government in which God is the Civil Ruler and the official policy is governed by immediate divine guidance or by officials who are regarded as divinely guided, or is pursuant to the doctrine of a particular religion or religious group.
20.Any of the Scandinavian people who raided the coasts of Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries
22.king of the Franks 481–511. He extended Merovingian rule to Gaul and Germany, making Paris his capital. After his conversion to Christianity, he championed orthodoxy against the Arian Visigoths, finally defeating them in the battle of Poitiers 507.

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