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Clovis
King of the Franks
conquered the former Rome
Converted to Christianity
Islam
religion thats appeared in Arabia in 622
Charlemagne
Charles the Great
fought Muslim
pope Leo called on him for help against rebellious nobles in Rome, he won. Pope made him Emperor of Romans
Alcuin
a school that was created a curriculum based on Latin learning
Treaty of Verdun
Charlemagne's grandsons did this, it split the empire into three regions
Vikings
snapped the last threads of inity in charlemagnes empire

they were not only raiders there were traders and explores

they open trade roots from Europe to Mediterranean lands
Medieval
civilzation from Latin for "middle age"
Frontier
land, sparsely populated undeveloped area on the outskirts of a civilization
Missi Dominici
officails that were sent out to keep control of these provincial
rulers
Curriculum
a formal course of study
vassals
lesser lord
Feudal contract
the vassals pledges
Fief
estate
Knight
warrior
Tournaments
mocking battles
Chivaly
code of conduct that knights must follow
Troubadours
wandering poets
Manor
lords estate
Serfs
bound to the land