Fujiwara Shogunate: The fujiwara clan domainted the Japanese military. After the Tenno moved the capital of Japan from Nara to Kyoto the Shogunate began marrying into the emperor’s royal family which in turn let them indirectly rule the country. The shogunate commanded the military and also dominated a lot of the country’s affairs, the emperor became more of a figurehead.
Pax Tartarica- The Pax Tartarica was a 200 year period of peace in Asia after the Mongol Conquest. While the Mongol Overlords prevented fighting, trade flourished and many new ideas reached Europe. During the Pax Tartarica, trade and communication
The Tang Dynasty- Following the Sui Dynasty, the Tang Dynasty established Chinese Peace. The Tang conquered the turks and reopened the silk road. The Tang Dynasty became wealthy and helped Chinese wealth prosper through trade and also by creating gunpowder and porcelain.
Sunni and Shi’ites. The Shi’ite’s were a faction of islam and supported the 4th Caliph Ali. They relied on the teachings of the Koran, and believed that the Caliph should be a direct descendant of Muhammad. The Sunni’s were a majority group that split because of the murder of Umor, whom they supported. They relied on the teachings of the Sharia and believed that the caliph should be chosen from the community of believers.
Charlemagne- Charlemagne was Pepin the Short’s son. He united all of the Germans, even the Pagan Saxons, to create the “First Riech”. The pope named him the “Holy Roman Emperor.” This angered him because the pope showed more power over him by crowning him. He established the “marks” to protect his borders, which was important because the four marks later became countries.
The three field system was a system that was used in the European Dark Ages and utilized three fields and two of the fields would be in various stages of growth and all times while the last field was left fallow, so that it could replenish the nutriants. Livestock was let loose on the...