Flashcards in Early Christain Ireland Deck (15):
A monk is a member of a male religious community that is usually separated from the outside world.
A nun is a member of a female religious community. Mr. Thomas was taught by the Catholic nuns whose school he attended to work and study hard.
A monastery is a building or collection of buildings in which monks live.
A convent is a building in which a community of nuns live.
are early medieval stone towers of a type found mainly in Ireland
a room, as in a monastery, library, or other institution, where manuscripts are stored, read, or copied.
A refectory is a large room in a monastery or other institution, where meals are served and eaten.
A cell is a small room in which a prisoner is locked. A cell is also a small room in which a monk or nun lives.
In the days before printing was common, a scribe was a person who wrote copies of things such as letters or documents.
Vellum is strong paper of good quality for writing on.
the skin of sheep, goats, etc., prepared for use as a material on which to write.
A quill is a pen made from a bird's feather.
the period in European history from about a.d. 476 to about 1000.
the most flourishing period in the history of a nation, literature, etc.