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Robert Guiscard: Quiz

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Question 1: Guiscard supported the reforms, coming to the rescue of a besieged Pope Gregory VII, who had once excommunicated him for encroaching on the territory of the ________.
Pope John Paul IIPope Gregory IPapal StatesCatholic Church

Question 2: He was Count (1057-1059) and then Duke (1059-1085) of ________ and Calabria after his brother Humphrey's death.
CampaniaSicilyItalyApulia

Question 3: He returned in 1064, but bypassed Enna taking straight for ________.
SicilyNaplesPalermoRome

Question 4: Guiscard received his investment with Sicily at the hands of Pope Nicholas II, who feared the opposition of the ________ to the Papal reforms more.
Charles V, Holy Roman EmperorHoly Roman EmperorHoly Roman EmpireLouis IV, Holy Roman Emperor

Question 5: Robert Guiscard, from ________ Viscardus and Old French Viscart, often rendered the Resourceful, the Cunning, the Wily, the Fox, or the Weasel (c.
LatinOld LatinVulgar LatinRoman Empire

Question 6: Robert Guiscard, through his conquest of Calabria and Sicily, was instrumental in bringing Latin Christianity to an area which historically followed the ________.
Byzantine RiteEast–West SchismEastern Catholic ChurchesJohn Chrysostom

Question 7: Geschichte der Normannen in Unteritalien (________, 1894).
DresdenLeipzigBerlinChemnitz

Question 8: In Apulia, he worked to remove the Byzantine garrisons from Taranto and ________, before, largely in preparation for his planned Sicilian expedition, he returned again to Calabria, where Roger was waiting with siege engines.
BrindisiSan Vito dei NormanniCarovignoOstuni

Question 9: Guiscard, returning with 150 ships to restore them, occupied Corfu and ________, but died along with 500 Norman knights of fever in the latter on July 15 1085, in his 70th year.
Ionian IslandsIthacaKefaloniaKythira

Question 10: The Lombards turned against their erstwhile allies and ________ determined to expel the Norman freebooters.
Pope John Paul IIPope Leo IXPope Gregory VIIPope Victor III







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