History of Europe questions This is a list of recently added questions about history of Europe. Play history of Europe quiz and see all the questions. Who is depicted in the portrait above?Salah. That is the portrait of Salah from an iconography book Promptuarium Iconum Insigniorum. The book includes portraits designed as medals, and brief biographies of many notable figures. All mentioned above featured in it.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 17% SalahSalah11JeremiahJeremiah17ShemShem10Herod the GreatHerod the Great26art riddles » Cisalpine Gaul is a part of today's...Italy. Cisalpine Gaul (Gallia Cisalpina) was the part of Italy inhabited by Celts (Gauls) during the 4th and 3rd centuries BC. It was considered part of Gaul, until it was conquered by the Roman Republic in the 220s BC. Created by: Ninjaivery hard 32% FranceFrance1341BelgiumBelgium340GermanyGermany195ItalyItaly900ancient Rome riddles » What tank is that?KV-85. The tank presented on this picture is a KV-85, the last of KV series (from surname of soviet marshal Kliment Voroshilov). As the name suggests it had 85 mm gun. Only 148 of them were built.Created by: Raczek246very hard 26% KV-85KV-8574IS-1IS-134IS-2IS-259T-10T-10112USSR riddles » What is Gaius Julius Caesar's given name?Gaius. Roman nomenclature is somewhat different from the modern English form. Gaius, Iulius, and Caesar are Caesar's praenomen, nomen, and cognomen, respectively. In modern usage, his full name might be something like "Gaius Iulius, the Caesar", where 'Caesar' denoted him as a member of the 'Caesarian' family branch of the 'Iulian' clan, and 'Gaius' was his personal name.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 27% CeasarCeasar95GaiusGaius356JuliusJulius365none of the abovenone of the above461Rome riddles » What prevented the sea landing of Danish army during the Wolgast defence in 1148?Trebuchet firing. Trebuchet was West Slavs weapon of choice during that time and thanks to its very accurate firing they were able to stop the enemy during Wolgast's defence.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 17% unprecedented stormunprecedented storm376Wolgast's plagueWolgast's plague256trebuchet firingtrebuchet firing212underwater damunderwater dam402sea battles riddles » Who died in the Battle of Crécy fought on 26 August 1346?John of Bohemia. At the outbreak of the Hundred Years' War in 1337 he allied with King Philip VI of France and was even governor of Languedoc. At the Battle of Crécy in 1346 John controlled Phillip's advanced guard along with controlling the large contingents of Charles II of Alençon and Louis I, Count of Flanders. John was killed at age 50 while fighting against the English during the battle.Created by: Ninjaihard 42% Ottone DoriaOttone Doria291Philip VI of FrancePhilip VI of France2018John of BohemiaJohn of Bohemia1963Charles I of MonacoCharles I of Monaco381battles riddles » What were the Frenchmen doing just before the start of the Battle of Agincourt on 25 October 1415?Eating breakfast. Frenchmen started to eat breakfast at the eyes of the tired and hungry enemy. King's Henry V army stood quietly, waiting for the Frenchmen to attack.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 35% provoking Englishmen with their naked bottomsprovoking Englishmen with their naked bottoms1657shouting curse words towards the Englishmenshouting curse words towards the Englishmen637eating breakfasteating breakfast1594celebrating masscelebrating mass545history of England riddles » Who led the crusaders during the Battle of Tachov?Henry Beaufort of England . The Battle of Tachov was fought on 4 August 1427 near the Bohemian towns of Tachov. The Hussites won over the armies led by the Cardinal Henry Beaufort of England. It was part of the Hussite Wars, and it was the first battle in which war wagons were used by the crusaders.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 25% Henry Beaufort of England Henry Beaufort of England 606Prokop the GreatProkop the Great503John I of MünsterbergJohn I of Münsterberg551Sigismund of LuxembourgSigismund of Luxembourg720Middle Ages riddles » What was an average length of the longsword, very popular in the late Middle Ages?100 - 130 cm. A longsword is a type of European sword characterized as having a cruciform hilt with a grip for two-handed use (around 16 to 28 cm), a straight double-edged blade of around 85 to 110 cm (33 to 43 in), and weighing approximately 1 to 1.5 kg.Created by: Ninjaihard 53% 70 - 90 cm70 - 90 cm111550 - 100 cm50 - 100 cm1678100 - 130 cm100 - 130 cm3674120 - 160 cm120 - 160 cm448weapons riddles » What was the maximum range of ballista?Over 450 m. The ballista was a highly accurate weapon (there are many accounts of single soldiers being picked off by ballista operators), but some design aspects meant it could compromise its accuracy for range. The maximum range was over 450 m, but effective combat range for many targets was far shorter.Created by: Ninjaiaverage 64% over 100 mover 100 m343over 150 mover 150 m1762over 450 mover 450 m5528over 200 mover 200 m952ancient history riddles » Play history of Europe quiz and see all the questions.