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His 14 - M Europe

Chapter 14 - History Notecards

landmass large area of unbroken land
topography arrangement of physical features
Middle Ages period between the collapse of the Roman Empire and the beginning of the Modern Era, approx 500 AD - 1500 AD
medieval meaning related to the Middle Ages
Charlemagne son of Pepin the Short, aka Chuck the Great
religious order community of men or women devoted to prayer and service to God, and bound by certain vows
Benedict of Nursia Italian Monk who was shocked by the corruption of the Catholic Church, lived by vows of poverty and chastity
abbot head of a monastery
St. Patrick Catholic monk who worked primarily in Ireland
St. Boniface Catholic monk who worked to convert the Norse to Christianity
sacraments an act which is both instituted and commanded by Christ, our book defines it as "a sacred right of the church"
fief grant of land
serf peasants who were legally tied to a piece of land
chivalry code of behavior for a Christian warrior
manor self-sufficient estate of a medieval lord
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