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He wrote, "Laziness is the great enemy of the soul..."
Benedict
The site of one of the most magnificent cathedrals built in the Middle Ages
Chartres
A type of church architecture that emerged around A.D. 1000
cathedral
religious communities where nuns lived and worshiped together
convents
One reason why this type of social organization emerged was the fear and unrest caused by the Vikings
feudalism
The most important places of learning during the Middle Ages
monasteries
drew scenes showing events in the lives of christian saints
Scribes
Another name for the Middle Ages
Age of faith
set down the strict rules for daily life that many monasteries followed
Benedict
The room directly below the library of most monasteries
scriptorium
Bitterly oppesed by Knig John of England, this was one of the first documents to limit the powers of a ruler.
Magna Carta
Most Europeans were members of this social group during the Middle Ages.
serf
Despite failure to achieve its goal of recapturing the Holy Land, this movement helped increase trade and brought new ideas to Europe.
Crusades
one of the most widely loved saints of the Middle ages
Francis of Assisi