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Medieval Ages Europe

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Eurasia
the large landmass that includes both Europe and Asia
Topography
refers to the shape and elevation of the land in a region
Middle ages
a period that lasted from about 500 to about 1500
Medieval
Another name for the middle ages is the medieval period
Patrick
0ne of the first missionaries to travel to nourthern Europe
Monks
were religious men who lived apart from society in isolated communities
Monasteries
Communites of monks
Benedict
European monastreies followed a set of rules created in the early 500s by an italian monk named Benedict
Charlemagne
was a brilliant warrior ad a strong king and he led the Franks in a uilding a huge empire
Knights
warriors who fought on horseback
Vassal
a knight who promised to support a lord in exchange for land
Feudalism
Histrorians call this system of promises that governed the relationships between lords and vassals
William the Conqueror
In 1066 heand his knights sailed into England and defeated the english king in the battle of hastings and declared himself the king of england
Manor
The large estate owned by a knight or lord
Serfs
workers who were tied to the land on which they lived
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Some noblewomen like french woman Eleanor of Aquitaine had great political power
Chivarly
Europeans called their code of hornorable behavior for knights
Haiku
short three-line poems of 17 syllables that describe nature scenes
Role
assigned behavior
Elements
parts