Lee HS - WH1 - Early European Middle Ages
This set of flashcards contains important terms that will improve students knowledge of our "Early European Middle Ages" unit. These words can also be used to study for the Virginia Standards of Learning exam (SOL)
Terms in this set (18)
the time in European history that followed the fall of the Roman Empire, and lasted from about 500 to 1500. Also called the Medieval period
King of the Franks who conquered much of Western Europe, believed education was extremely important
Invaders of Europe that came from Scandinavia
a group of Germanic people who migrated to Britain
combination of Greek and Roman culture
Religious community where Christians called monks gave up their possessions and devoted their lives to serving God.
a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord
Part of the relationship between lord's and serfs. The lords give the serfs government, justice and protection and the serfs give agricultural service
The social, political, military, and economic system that prevailed in the Middle Ages and beyond in some parts of Europe.
Muslims who attacked Europe and converted to Christianity and established Hungary
Invaders who later established England.
triangular sail that made it possible to sail against the wind; used in the Indian Ocean trade
a less important lord who pledged their service and loyalty to a greater lord
group of Germanic people who rose to prominence under the leadership of King Clovis
Fortress like dwelling with high thick dwelling walls and towers
a piece of land in the feudal system
A large self serving estate, often including farms and a village.
In charge of local churches and helped the villagers