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Chapter 15 Vocab.

steep-sided valley that is an inlet of the sea fjord
person who travels to carry the ideas of a religion to others missionary
to declare that a person or group no longer belongs to a church excommunication
agreement between the pope & the ruler of the country concordat
political system based on bonds of loyalty between lords & vassals feudalism
in feudalism a noble who held land from & served a higher-ranking lord, an in return was given protection vassal
under feudalism, the land a lord granted to a vassal in exchange for military service and loyalty fief
in the Middle Ages, a noble warrior who fought on horseback knight
peasant laborer bound by law to the lands of a noble serf
medieval business group formed by crafts people and merchants guild
group decided whether there is enough evidence to accuse a person of a crime grand jury
group that decided whether an accused person was innocent or guilty trial jury
religious officials such as priests, given authority to conduct religious services clergy
body of coherent matter mass
belief that is strongly at variance with established beliefs or customs heresy
hatred of the Jews antisemitism
the study of the gods & nature of religious truth theology
method of critical thought when taught by academics scholasticism
language or dialect spoken by ordinary people, in a particular country or religion vernacular
a deadly infectious disease plague
characterization of the increased demographic & cultural presence of more hispanic religions reconquista
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