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CHAPTER 10 Medieval Civilization at Its Height, 900-1300 I. The Traditional Orders of Society In theory, three orders made up medieval society, but townspeople, women, and Jews were poorly represented by this description. A. Those Who Pray: The Clergy 1. The founding of the monastery of Cluny. 2. The expansion of the Benedictine and Cistercian religious orders. 3. Monastic role and function defined for the Middle Ages. 4. Women in monastic life. B. Those Who Fight: The Nobility 1. The creation of the feudal system of vassalage. 2. The education and training of knights. 3. Chivalry's code of conduct and honor. 4. The role of noble women. C. Those Who Work: The Peasants 1. The division of labor among medieval peasants who own and don't own land. 2. The life of a peasant and the rights of peasant women. D. Those Left Out: Townspeople and Jews 1. The reasons for the rise and development of towns. 2. The position of Jews in medieval urban communities.
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