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clerk

an employee who performs clerical work

scribe

someone forced to make written copies of documents and manuscripts

monasteries

holy communities isolated from the rest of society

watchtowers

towers on which guards keep watch

saint riquers (monastery)

a famous Frankish monestary in which helped to repel the arabs

amiens

Gothic; highest that remained standing

knights

in the Middle Ages, lesser noble who served as a mounted warrior for a lord

monks

religious men who lived apart from society in isolated communities

norsemen

members of any of the peoples of medieval Scandinavia (aka Vikings)

abbey

a convent ruled by an abbesseres

abby of st. gall

an great church in N germany famous for her loyal monks

cloisters

places of religious invovlement such as monasteries or convents

porticos

Covered entrance to a building that consists of a roof supported by arches.

infirmary

a health facility where patients receive treatment

saracens

a nomadic group of Muslims from Sysria and Arabia during the Crusades

pyrenees

a chain of mountains between France and Spain

hungarians

accepted eastern Christianity and became part of the eastern orhthodox church and its Latin culture

vikings

Invaders of Europe that came from Scandinavia

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