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Question 1: The ________ also conquered and ruled Sicily and parts of southern Italy for a time.
EnglandNormandyCnut the GreatNormans

Question 2: The early Germanic tribes are assumed to have spoken ________ dialects, in the sense that Germanic languages derive from a single earlier parent language.
MultilingualismMutual intelligibilityDialect continuumDiasystem

Question 3: This culminated in military conflict with the armies of the Roman Republic, in particular those of the Roman Consul ________.
PompeyGaius MariusLucius Cornelius SullaJulius Caesar

Question 4: ________ and Lombards were assimilated into both Latin (French & Italian) and Germanic (German Swiss) populations.
Germanic peoplesAlamanniVandalsBurgundians

Question 5: The various Germanic tribal cultures begin their transformation into the larger nations of later history, English, Norse and German, and in the case of Burgundy, ________ and Normandy blending into a Romano-Germanic culture.

Question 6: Crimean Gothic communities appear to have survived intact until the late 1700’s, when many were deported by ________.
Catherine II of RussiaAlexander I of RussiaPeter I of RussiaNicholas II of Russia

Question 7: As Rome expanded to the Rhine and ________ rivers, it incorporated many Celtic societies into the Empire.

Question 8: Historia de gentibus septentrionalibus (Olaus Magnus, 1555) and the first edition of the 13th century ________ (Saxo Grammaticus), in 1514.
Norse paganismRunestoneGesta DanorumThor

Question 9: In continental Europe, this is the rise of Francia in the Merovingian period, eclipsing lesser kingdoms such as ________.
AlamanniaAlamanniFranksHoly Roman Empire

Question 10: Many Greek scholars only classified ________ and Scythians in the Northwest and Northeast of the Mediterranean and this classification was widely maintained in Greek literature until Late Antiquity.
CeltsCeltic languagesGaulGauls


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