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Middle Ages

The gradual decline of the Roman Empire ushered in an era of European history or the medieval period.

2

Franks

In the Roman province of Gaul, a Germanic people called the ______held power.

3

monastery

To adapt to rural conditions, the Church built religious communities called _________.

4

secular

Under Gregory, the papacy also became a _________,or worldly,power involved in politics.

5

Carolingian Dynasty

Thus began the reign of Frankish rulers called ______.It lasted from 751 to 987

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Charlemagne

After Carloman’s death in 771, Charles, known as ____________, or Charles the Great, quickly seized control of the entire kingdom.