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A thousand-year period that followed the fall of Rome
Middle Ages
Charles the Great
Charlemagne
Place of prayer and worship
Monastery
Political/social system based on agreements between lords and vassals
Feudalism
Noble who owned land
Lord
Peasant who lived and worked on land of a lord or vassal
Serf
Main part of a noble's land
Manor
Vassal or lesser noble who fought on behalf of his lord in return for land
Knight
Knights' code of honor
Chivalry
Group of people with the same occupation
Guild
Samurai code of honor
Bushido
Long poem recounting tales of heroes or warriors
Epic Poem
Land mass Europe occupies
Eurasia
Separtes Europe from Asia
Ural Mountains
The disappearance of trade caused these to disappear also
Cities
Invaded Roman Gaul and defeated last great Roman army
Clovis
The European country that is now in the place of Roman Gaul
France
Nicknamed "the Hammer"; was responsible for stopping Islam invasion of France
Charles Martel
Scandanavian pirates that raided coastal villages
Vikings
Included with the nobles as the second level of hierarchy in feudalism
Church officials
Terma used to show that serfs were part of the property of a manor
Bound to the land
A way of capturing a castle by not allowing food or supplies to enter the castle
Siege
Building that oftened shared center of town with a market square
Cathedral
Names which would describe the occupation of a family or individual
Surnames
Women sometimes fought along side their husbands
Japan
Women were trained in household chores
Europe
Daimyo
Beowulf
Haiku
Armor
King Henry
Climate