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Early Middle Ages


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topography
the shape and elevation of land in a region
Eurasia
large landmass that includes both Europe and Aisa
Middle Ages
a period that lasted from about 500 to 1500 in Europe
medieval
referring to the Middle Ages
Saint Patrick
the monk who helped convert the Irish to Christianity
William the Conqueror
an English king who began the practice of feudalism in England
Manor
A large estate, including farmland and villages, held by a lord
serf
a peasant bound to the land
Chivalry
code of conduct for knights
haiku
a type of Japanese poem with three lines and 17 syllables that describes nature scenes
knight
a mounted warrior
vassel
knight who promised to support a lord in exchange for land in medieval Europe
Feudalism
a governing process that allowed medieval societies to protect themselves
monks
religious men who lived apart from society in a community
monasteries
a community of monks
Saint Benedict
a monk who created the Benedictine Rule
Charlemagne
Frankish ruler in the 700s who expanded power over France, Germany, Austria, Italy, and northern Spain
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