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world history

chapter 8 vocabulary

medieval L. ‘medius’=middle, ‘aevuum’=age.
fonteir forest outskirts of civilization.
missi dominici (L.) lord’s messengers.
curriculum formal course of study
fedualism pledge of service for land
vassal lesser lord
feudal contract exchange of pledes
fief estate
knight warrior on horse
tournament mock battle
chilavary code of conduct
troubador wandering poet
manor lords estate
serf pleasant bound to to land
tithe one tenth income.
secular worldly
papal supremacy pope rule over secular rule.
canon law church law
excommunication denial of sacraments.
interdict order against entire town.
simony selling of Church office.
friar monk not isolated.
Antisemitism prejudice against Jews.
charter written rights for town.
capital money for investment
partnership united merchants.
bill of exchange de facto check.
tenant farmer farmer who paid rent.
middle class merchants, traders, artisans.
usury excessive interest on loan
guild artisan association.
apprentice intern
journeyman salaried worker.
Created by: Derek Vondrak