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History(Early Christian Ireland)

QuestionAnswer
What were monks? Holy men
What was a tonsure? TThe type of haircut a monk had
What was a habit? The type of clothing worn by monks
Name a monastery and its founder Glendalough, St.Kevin
What was a refectory? The dinning room
What was the oratory? The chruch
What did monks live in? Cells or huts
What was an abbot? The head of the monastery
What were cist graves? Where monks were burried
Name three services provided by monasteries It was a center for prayer and religion. It provided health care for the sick and it educated boys and young men
Name three examples of monastic art Manuscripts,stone crosses and metalwork
What was a scriptorium? Where scribes copied beautiful manuscripts
What were quills? Goose feathers(for writing)
what were vellum? Calfskin, item that was wrote onn
What was perchament Sheepskin(item that was wrote on)
Name a famous manuscript The book of kells
Name a famous stone castle The cross of Muirdeach
Name a famous piece of metal work made the monks The Ardage
What was a souterrian A tunnel undergroud
Name two types of dwellings Ring forts and crannógs
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