Early Middle Ages

Franks

Charlemagne

Alcuin of York

illumination

feudalism

Song of Roland

chivalry

Battle of Hastings

Bayeax Tapestry

monasticism

Romanesque

pilgrimages

Otto the Great

architecture
   stone vaulting
   massive walls
   decorative arches
   attached sculpture
ambulatory
tympanum
archivolt
trumeau

music
Gregorian plainchant
melisma
trope

Guido of Arezzo

Hildegard

philosophy

Abelard