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Medieval
Middle Ages - Waves of invaders accross Europe. War, underdeveloped technologies, slow trade, learning virtually ceased.
Germanic tribes
Farmers and herders who migrated accross Europe. Ruled by no written laws, were nomads, elected Kings.
Missi dominici
Officials who kept control of the provincial rules. Were supposed to administer law fully and justly.
Treaty of Verdum
Signed in 843. Splited former Chalemagne empire into three regions.
Vikings
Expert sailors from Scandinavia, looted and burne comunities along the coast and rivers of Europe.
Middle Ages
500 to 1300 AD
Early Middle Ages
500 to 1000 AD
Monarch
Greater lord
Lords
Dukes and counts, holding the larger fields
Vassals
Lesser lords who pledged service and loyalty to greater lords.
Noblewomen
Supervised vassals in absence of husband. Managed the household, performed necessary agriculture and medical duties.
Knigths
Mounted warrior.trained for war through tournments
Peasants
Poorest sector of middle age society. Exchange labor for protection and the rigth to farm for their own.
Positive - Church on M.A.
Help sick and poor, social centered, schools, kept peace on feudal system,
Negative - Church on M.A.
Economic power, women punished more severely, high political power, more interested on themselves than church, strict.