Unit 8: Early Medieval


The centuries following the fall of the Roman Empire are often called the “Dark Ages” but this fails to acknowledge that culture was preserved largely through the work of Catholic monks and Muslim scholars of that day.

Make Ora et Labora bracelets while studying the Rule of St. Benedict. Make a jeweled Byzantine Gospel cover and a booklet of Arabic art. Write an icon of “Mother and Child”. Host a Treasure Hunt with clues written in Viking Runes.

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