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Adam of Bremen: Quiz


Question 1: Adam of Bremen (also: Adamus Bremensis) was a German ________ chronicler.
Early Middle AgesHigh Middle AgesMiddle AgesLate Middle Ages

Question 2: It is also the first known European record (in chapter 38) that mentions Vinland (Winland) island (insulam), a land centuries later possibly identified as Newfoundland, Canada, ________.
AmericasNorth AmericaAmericas (terminology)South America

Question 3: Soon thereafter he began to write the history of ________/Hamburg and of the northern lands in his Gesta.

Question 4: The first three mainly consist of history and the last one is mainly on ________.
Physical geographyHuman geographyGeographyCartography

Question 5: His position and the missionary activity of the church of Bremen allowed him to gather all kinds of information on the history and the geography of northern ________.

Question 6: For three hundred years, beginning with bishop ________, the Hamburg-Bremen archbishopric had been designated as the "Mission of the North" and had jurisdiction over all missions in Scandinavia, North-Western Russia, Iceland and Greenland.
CharlemagneHarald KlakAnsgarBirka

Question 7: He is believed to have come from Meissen (________ Misnia) in Saxony.
Old LatinLatinVulgar LatinRoman Empire

Question 8: A stay at the court of ________ gave him the opportunity to find information about the history and geography of Denmark, and the Scandinavian countries.
Cnut the GreatHarthacnutSweyn II of DenmarkEric I of Denmark

Question 9: Then the archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen had a falling-out with the pope and in 1105 a separate archbishopric for the North was established in ________.


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