Read pages 301-306 in the textbook. Answer questions 1 (Terms & Names), 3-6. Due Friday Do Now: What do you think of when you hear the term “Middle Ages?” Middle Ages: Period in European history after the fall of the Roman Empire, from 5001500. It’s the middle period between the ancient world and the modern world in Europe. How did life in Europe change after the fall of the Roman Empire? What does it mean that “to the people of Dark Ages Europe, the new Emperor was Jesus Christ?” What motivations would a barbarian leader like Clovis have to convert to Christianity? Did he live according to the values that Jesus preached? Describe the Medieval practice of the ordeal used by rulers like Clovis. Are the “Dark Ages” an accurate term to describe the Middle Ages? Why or why not?