Statistics for The 7th and 8th Century

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  • This quiz has been taken 4,472 times
    (4,396 since last reset)
  • The average score is 12 of 17

Answer Stats

Year Description Answer % Correct
793These northern sea people raid the British Isles for the first timethe Vikings
97%
c. 770This disease "leaves" Europe. It will appear again around 1350Black Death
96%
691Wu Zetian becomes the first and only Empress of this countryChina
88%
663According to legend, this Japanese volcano's summit is reached for the first timeMount Fuji
88%
722The "reconquista" begins in this country. It would end 727 years later with
the fall of the Emirate of Granada
Spain
87%
800This Frankish ruler is crowned Emperor by Pope Leo III on Christmas DayCharlemagne
83%
762The Abbasid caliphate founds this capital on the Tigris RiverBaghdad
81%
717-18The Umayyad Caliphate besieges this largest and most important
of Christian cities - but fails to capture it
Constantinople
80%
629This Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca is held for the first timeHajj
78%
632Mohammed dies in this cityMedina
76%
697The first doge is elected in this Adriatic republicVenice
74%
609This Roman building, originally a temple to all gods, is transformed into a churchPantheon
66%
601St. Augustine becomes first archbishop of this English cityCanterbury
66%
639The Arabs conquer this country, the "bread basket" of the Byzantine EmpireEgypt
51%
691This Islamic shrine is completed on Jerusalem's Temple MountDome of the Rock
47%
708This small island, today one of France's biggest tourist attractions, is fortifiedMont-Saint-Michel
30%
732Charles Martel's victory at this battle ends Arab encroachment into FranceBattle of {Tours}
30%

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