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Europe middle ages

alyssa cervantes period 4 S.S

TermDefinition
resident someone who lives or stays in a place, such as in a country
collapse to become too weak to continue
institute to introduce or start a system or rule
convert to change from one form to another, such as from one religion to another
invole to include something
role position that someone has in a society
landmass in fact, a glance at the globe shows that the Eurasian landmass is one very large, unbroken area of land
topography Europe has a wide variation in its topography, or arrangement of physical features
middle ages the Germanic migrations signaled the beginning of a new period of European history known as the middle ages
medieval historians also use the term medieval, which means related to middle ages , to describe this period
Charlemagne history knows him as Charlemagne, or Charles the great
diffusion you will read about the diffusion, or spread, of Christianity throughout Europe after the fall of the western roman empire
religious order a religious order is a community of men or women devoted to prayer and service and bound by certain vows
Benedict of nursia an Italian monk named Benedict of nursia had a lasting effect on monastic life
abbot the abbot, or head of the monastery, would then decide whether the man was worthy to join the order
St. Patrick one of the earliest-and most famous-missionaries was a British-born Christian named St. Patrick
sacraments they also had to observed the sacraments
fief a lord gave a fief, or grant of land, to a loyalfollower
serfs serfs were peasents who were legally ''tied'' to the lord's land and could not leave it
chivalry a knight was expected to act according to the principles of chivalry
manor a manor was the self-sufficient estate of a medieval lord
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