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A- served as tutor to Alexander of Macedon
B- completed The Ecclesiastical History of the English People in 731 AD.
C- author of the Canterbury Tales
D- Roman emperor who split the empire into 4 parts in the 290's AD
E- Greek mathematician who calculated the circumference of the Earth
F- His armies ended the Hunnic invasions of Attila in 451 AD
G- Created a calendar that is widely used in the West
H- this falcon headed god of Ancient Egypt became synonymous with the Pharaoh
I- Islamic scholar who traveled extensively throughout North Africa in the 14th Century
J- these radicals took control of the French Revolution during the Reign of Terror
K- his mathematical formulas calculated the path of the planets around the sun
L- Founder and first emperor of the Han Dynasty in China
M- died in a bid to unseat Octavian from taking the throne of Rome upon the death of Julius Caesar
N- his Christology was formally condemned at the Council of Chalcedon in 451
O- responsible for the 9/11 terrorist attacks
P- often referred to as the Father of Humanism' in Renaissance Italy
Q- founder of the first imperial dynasty in China
R- mystical faith healer who became adviser to the Romanov Dynasty
S- South African king who fought against British imperialism in the 19th Century
T- attempted to recreate the Mongol Empire in the 14th Century
U- preached the First Crusade in 1095
V- often ranked as one of the greatest poets of Rome
W- Christian group that faced severe persecution at the hands of the Roman Catholic Church
X- student of Socrates and author of Hellenica
Y- Hebrew name for God
Z- ancient Persian who founded a religion based on dualism

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