early middle ages

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middle ages
a period that lasted from about 500 to about 1500
medieval
Ages is the medieval period, from the latin words for " middle age."
patrick
who took it upon himself to teach people about christianity.
monks
were religious men who lived apart fropm society in isolated communities
monasteries
communities of monks
benedict
Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547), create set of rules for monks to follow
charlemagne
King of the Franks who conquered much of Western Europe, great patron of leterature and learning
, king of the franks