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What did Charlemagne do to revive learning in his empire?
Charlemagne invited scholars from all over Europe to come to his court, invited literate Jews to come work with him, Created a palace school for the children at court, Ordered monasteries and cathedrals to open up schools for future monks, nuns, and priests. Monks copied books and increased their libraries. Monks developed Carolingian miniscule which is our form of writing. It includes lower case letters and spaces between words.
What year was Charlemagne crowned emperor?
800 a.d.
What year is often considered the end of the dark ages?
800 a.d.
What are the Romance languages?
They are languages that developed from latin. They include Spanish, French, Romanian, Italian, and others.
What do you call a community of Monks?
What is a community of nuns called?
Who took over after Charlemagne?
Louis the Pious
Who and what stopped Muslim and islam from spreading through Europe?
Charles Martel at the Battle of Tours.
What year was the Battle of Tours?
732 a.d.
Who took over after Charles Martel?
Pepin the Short.
What kind of trial did the Germanic tribes have?
A Trial by Ordeal. They would put a person through something painful of difficult. If they came through it then they were innocent.
What years were the early middle ages?
400 a.d. to 800 a.d.
Who made a set of laws for monks to follow?
St. Benedict.