Means "Roman like", is a stylistic term rather than a historical term. Term applied first to architecture, that shared Roman chars: round arches/stone vaults/thick walls/exterior relief sculptures. Period between 1050 – 1150. Varies by region.
Economy based on land ownership. King/emperor owned all land under his domain, gave it to dukes and counts for loyalty who gave it to people under them for protection/services, etc. Land ownership was based on heredity.
An agricultural estate controlled by people like barons.
Attempt to reclaim holy places, like Palestine. Opens up communication and trade.
Penitent and devout Christians traveling to holy places.