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Unformatted text preview: around the North and Baltic sea ports 8. The pope's role, in a nutshell, was to make sure the church stayed under his thumb and didn't make waves or make him look bad. He worked in cahoots with the king to make sure the pope was followed, and he used the king's henchmen to execute those who made waves, defied church theology, or tried to get out from under his iron fist. 9. Monasteries came about in medieval Europe after it became legal during the fourth century. Monasticism became a community in which developed its own rules, procedures, and priorities. Some communities demanded that there in habitants follow extremely austere lifestyles. 10. Monasteries provided a variety of social services. They served as inns for travelers and places for refuge for individuals suffering natural or other calamities. Monasteries became very vital in the spread of Christianity while providing social services monks would preach Christianity....
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2012 for the course HIST 232 taught by Professor Charliewilliams during the Spring '12 term at Emory.
- Spring '12
- US History