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Can you determine whether the following events occurred before (B) or after (A) AD 1000?

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Event(B)efore or (A)fter
Eric the Red begins colonizing Greenland
Bede the Venerable dies
England's last pagan king dies
First recorded use of movable type for printing
Minamoto no Yoritomo becomes first shogun of Japan
The Great Schism splits Christianity into two branches
Charlemagne dies
Construction begins on the Tower of London
Founding of Hanseatic League
Construction begins on Notre-Dame de Paris
Rome is sacked by Alaric of the Visigoths
University of Bologna (oldest in Europe) founded
Genghis Khan establishes Mongol Empire
Founding of Knights Templar
Signing of the Magna Carta
Event(B)efore or (A)fter
Dante completes the Divine Comedy
Arabs attempt first siege of Constantinople
Ottoman Empire founded
Otto the Great becomes Holy Roman Emperor
Iceland settled by the Norse
William the Conqueror becomes King of England
Hugh Capet begins Capetian dynasty in France
Alfred the Great unites most of England
Vikings begin attacks on England
Duchy of Normandy founded in modern-day France
Pope Urban begins First Crusade
The prophet Muhammad is born
Invention of gunpowder
Henry II of England invades Ireland
Song dynasty begins rule of China

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