The Early Middle Ages By Laurel Massey

Role- something that plays a part in a process

Establish- to bring into existence

Fjord- a narrow inlet of the sea between cliffs or steep slopes

Missionaries- people who are sent by a religious organization to spread the faith

Concordat- agreement between the pope and the ruler of the of a country

King Clovis won the support of Romans living in his kingdom when he accepted Christianity.

Pope Leo 3 crowned Charlemagne "Emperor of the Romans."

Vikings sailed the northern sea in boats powered by oars and the wind.

The Roman Catholic Church played an important role in the growth of a new civilization in medieval Western Europe.

In the days before printing presses, monks helped preserve knowledge by copying classical Greek and Roman writings as well as the Bible and other early Christian writings.

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Created with images by music4life - "castle fortress wall" • jobhaug - "fjord northwest norway waterfalls" • Chiara Marra - "Abbey of Loreto #9"

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