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House of Wisdom

Vocabulary Words

beacon fire or light used as a signal to guide or warm
caravans merchants or pilgrims traveling together for safety through difficult or dangerous country
legacy something handed down from an ancestor or predecessor; heritage
manuscripts handwritten or keyboarded books or articles
medieval belonging to a Middle Ages
observatory building or room equipped with telescopes and devices for studying astonomical objects
patron person who gives approval and support to some person, art, cause, or undertaking
cardamom spicy seed used as seasoning or medicine
cloisters places of religious retirment such as monasteries or convents
edifice building, especially a large one
education development in knowledge or skill by teaching, training, or study
system ordered system of facts, principles, or beliefs
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Created by: lewisf