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Chapter 9 Vocab words

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Vernacular
The everyday language of the people.
Scholasticism
A school of thought in wich reason and logic were used to support Christian beleif.
Crusade
A military expedition.
Usuary
During the Middle Ages, the practice of lending money for interest.
Bill of exchange
In the Middle Ages, a bank paper allowing merchants to exchange coins for paper in one city, redeem paper for coins in a distant city.
Alchemist
A Medieval scientist who desired to change worthless metals into gold.
apprentice
learned the trade from a master craftsman who gave him shelter, food, and clothing
Dante
wrote the Divine Comedy
Geoffrey Chaucer
Wrote the Canterbury Tales
Charter
In the Middle Ages, written document guaranteeing the rights of townspeople.
Guild
Association of merchants or artisans that governed a town or craft in the Middle Ages.
Just Price
In the Middle Ages, price established by craft guilds, allowing for cost of materials and reasonable profit.
Journeyman
Person who complete an apprenticeship and then worked for a master craftsman to perfect his or her skills.
Flying Buttress
In Gothic cathedrals, stone arm leanng against wall to help support weight of roof.
Thomas Aquinas
Wrote Summa Theological
Pope Urban 2
Pope who called for the first crusade to help the Byzantine emperor.
Saladin
General of the Muslim armies; captured Jerusalem.