Role something that plays a part in a process
Fjord: a narrow I let of the sea between cliffs or steep slopes
Establish: to start; to bring into existence
Missionaries: people who are sent by religious organization to spread the faith
Concordat: agreement between the pope and the ruler of a country
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.
Many monasteries became wealthy.
Vikings sailed the northern seas in boats powered by oars and the wind. This longship is a replica of a Viking ship that carried explorers
King Clovis won the support of Romans living in his kingdom when he accepted Christianity
Major rivers, such as the Rhine, Danube, seine, and Po, flow from inland mountains into the ocean and sea surrounding and continent