During the early Middle Ages agricultural production soared as the 3-Field System was emplaced. The 3-Fieldy System was far more efficient than traditional crop rotation as it allowed for the cultivation of 66% of the land instead of only 50% and allowed for two growing seasons instead of one. Not only did this system increase the annual yield of estate-manors and allow for population growth but it also required continual labor from peasants and serfs thereby reducing instances of rebellion. The result was a revival of monarchial power and wealth which led to the re- emergence of Europe from the Dark Ages that followed the collapse of the Roman Empire.
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