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12th-15th Century Europe
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1088: In that year, one of the oldest universities in the world was founded. Which was it?
University of Al-Azhar, Cairo, Egypt
University of Paris, France
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
University of Bologna, Italy
1115: Which French scholastic philosopher was made canon of the Notre Dame Cathedral?
Hugh of St. Victor
Bernard of Chartres
Guillaume de Champeaux
1142: Alfonso Henriques became the first king of which European country?
1162: Which of these English saints was consecrated Archbishop of Canterbury in that year?
Saint John Fisher
Saint Augustine of Canterbury
Saint Venerable Bede
Saint Thomas Becket
1218: St. Peter Nolasco, assisted by St. Raymond of Penyafort, founded what religious order?
Poor Catholics' Order
Order of Augustinian Recollects
Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy
1271: At what age did Marco Polo leave Venice, Italy and start to set out journeying for the Chinese mainland?
1273: Rudolf Habsburg (Rudolph I of Germany) became Holy Roman Emperor and remained on the imperial throne till what year?
1291 (his death)
A severe outbreak of the bubonic plague (later called the Black Death) that spread rapidly across most of Europe began in what year?
What year did the French heroine Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc) lead the French forces and lift the siege of Orleans?
In what decade did Johannes Gutenberg produce the first printed books in Europe?
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