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Medieval Dance
Medieval Dance
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... Medieval Dance Introduction Medieval Dance refers to the type performance art that occurred during the medieval times, which wasnot very well documented, until in the periods after 1450 (Mullally, 57). This is an interesting aspect of art to consider, since from the early civilization of man, dance has always been applied as a form of human expression, telling a human story related to seasons. More than any other form art, dance has been applied to serve several cultural functions and has always been aligned with specific seasons of in the life of man. While music can be played at anytime in the life of man, dance is peculiar, since it marks a certain cultural, social or political event... , which in...
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Medieval Paris
Medieval Paris
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...Medieval Paris Introduction The term “medieval Paris” simply means Paris in the Middle Ages, that is, Paris in the period 12th to 15th century. During this period, Paris was the most dominant and important city in France in that it was the center of culture, religion, politics, and economical activities. In short, it defined France. This makes Paris an important city in the study of sociology because the above qualities show that it had established sociological patterns. As such, in studying the medieval city, sociology can define how the social changes, order, and disorder of the time contributed to the modern Paris and France in general.This text...
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MEDIEVAL WARFARE
MEDIEVAL WARFARE
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...MEDIEVAL WARFARE PART 4 A) How is the masculinity (not just brute force but ethic) of the medieval warrior translated into Full Metal Joust and otherpopular media, books, movies etc?  Be sure you address this in at least two different examples.    There is no doubt that modern exhibition of medieval warfare and warriors continue to be subjected to strong alignment to the male gender, thereby creating a masculinity conception about medieval warriors. One of the modern platforms of medieval warfare where masculinity continues to be exhibited and depicted on constant basis is that of the Full Metal Joust. Certainly,...
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Medieval Philosophy
Medieval Philosophy
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...Groundwork in Islamic Philosophy By Macksood A. Aftab There is a naturaltendency to think of medieval philosophy as coterminous with the philosophical thought of medieval Islam. Relative to Western philosophy, Macksood in his scholarly article states, Islamic medieval philosophy has remained largely hidden. To put the matter in another way, the term "medieval philosophy" brings to mind, in the first instance at least, names such as Bacon, Aquinas, Ibn Sina, Al-Gazali, or Ibn Rushd. Al-Farabi (Alpharabius), a Turk, combined the thought of Aristotle, Plato, and the Sufi Muslim mystics. He outlined his philosophy in a treatise describing a model city where happiness governed all. His belief... that the...
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Medieval mysticism
Medieval mysticism
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...Research Paper: Medieval Mysticism Table of Content Introduction 3 Definition of terms 3 Medieval 3 Mysticism 3 Medieval mysticism 4 Saint Augustine of Hippo 4 His contributions to medieval mysticism 4 His texts 5 Writings about Saint Augustine 7 Conclusion 8 References 9 Introduction: Definition of terms Medieval The term medieval which literary means “the-in-between time” describes the Middle Ages commonly dated from the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century to the early modern period in the 16th century. The rise of nation-states, the division of western Christianity in the...
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Medieval gargoyles
Medieval gargoyles
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...Medieval Gargoyles The term “Gargoyle” is defined as a spout, conventionally an incised face or figure designed heinously, projecting from an eaves trough or rain gutter. Gargoyle has actually been derived from a Latin word “Gurgulio” and the French word “Gargouille”, the meaning of both is “Throat”. In simple words, it refers to the carvings on the outside of building, fixed beneath the edge of the roof that is used to gather and reroute the rain water shed by roof (Stratis Demon). Nowadays gargoyles are usually undecorated unlike past when gargoyles were zoomorphic, i.e. representing animal faces, or anthropomorphic, i.e. representing human form. The term “gargoyle” is...
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Medieval Christianity
Medieval Christianity
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...Critically Medieval It is clear that the history of the Church is a bloody one. Conflicts have risen due to different beliefs propagated within the institution. This conflict had its roots on the practices and administration of the church leaders. Being a social construct of man, there is a need to have a thorough deliberation on what has been the problem of the institution and tries to draw a clear connection and synthesis between the social, historical and religious contexts. These issues, when assessed, should give an understanding of the struggles of the church as an institution that helps people and advocates spiritual development. Heresy, as a religious phenomenon, best...
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Medieval armor
Medieval armor
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...Medieval Armor Medieval armor was designed to form a series of functions that can be designated asfunctional, military, and social. There was a great deal of variation of armor from one country to the next, therefore medieval armor can be explored best when confined to one region. A discussion of European armor allows for exploring a large range of types and purposes. Armor was a functional collection of equipment that protected a soldier from battle and was most often designed to withstand the type of weapons that would be confronted by the soldier. However, armor was associated with rank within the military and served the purposes of the cultural...
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Medieval Philosophy
Medieval Philosophy
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...Medieval Philosophy Motion is one of the first three arguments Saint Thomas Aquinas presented for the existence of God. Aquinas believes that motion to be an easy way of proving the existence of God. He says that “in nature things that could either exist or not exist, since they are found to be generated, and then to corrupt; and, consequently, they can exist, and then not exist” (Bowie, 59). For example, a butterfly could either exist, or not exist, it cannot be in limbo. All things in nature are also found to be generated, or found to be an offspring of a paternal or maternal being that holds the same characteristics. Aquinas further says that “for what which can one day cease to...
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Medieval Philosophy
Medieval Philosophy
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...Medieval Philosophy Celebrated Twelfth century theologian, intellectual, and philosopher Saint Anselm has devised the Ontological argument in his methodology while explaining and interpreting his spiritual thoughtfulness. He applies the same logical technique in order to define the existence of God, according to which the concept and reality about the existence of Almighty God is far higher and sublime than the reach of human mind. In his illustrious Proslogion, Anselm longs for seeing the holy face of the Lord, which is, according to the Abrahamic mythology, impossible to do in this life on the earth. Consequently, idea about God can only be conceived and imagined, instead of...
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Medieval Warcraft part 13
Medieval Warcraft part 13
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...MEDIEVAL WARCRAFT PART 13 The attack of Chateau Gaillard is considered as one of the most outstanding seizures in the medieval era. This is because there were several factors that came together to inform the outcome of the famous siege. Politically, there was a display of the might of one kingdom against the other. In the days, the French were generally perceive to be politically well motivated than the English (Castle Battle, 1978). It is not surprising that this notion and general perception translated into empirical success for Phillip II. Indeed, technology abounds today and it is not known to have existed in the medieval days but there was much...
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Medieval vs Renaissance
Medieval vs Renaissance
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...?      MEDIEVAL LITERATURE VS RENAISSANCE LITERATURE Introduction Medieval and renaissance are two different eras in relation to art, writings, religion etc. Medieval literature is available in Europe and documents concerning all events of the middle ages. These writings include events from the fall of western empire to the emergence of Renaissance in 15th century. The literature work of the medieval era was mainly based on religion and very minutely on secular works. As compared to the modern literature, it is based on a complex study, highlighting all the sacred teachings. Medieval literature on syncategoremata,...
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Music in Medieval Times
Music in Medieval Times
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...Music in Medieval Times The documentary on the Life of in a Medieval Monastery emphasized the communal nature of the monks’ life. The nature of the monks’ interaction with outside life depends on the dictates of the Abott and the services they offer to others depend on funds of those who run the monasteries. Duties were assigned and responsibilities undertaken depending on the needs of the community of monks. The lessons relayed in the documentary are consistent with the life exemplified by Hildegard of Binen, a German nun who led an austere and sheltered life in the Monastery in Disibodenberg near Rheinhesse. She later founded a convent in Binen where she had...
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Music in Medieval Society
Music in Medieval Society
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...Music in Medieval Society What were some important characteristics of the social, cultural, and political backgroundof the medieval period? Describe at least three characteristics In the medieval period there was a lot for room for creation and innovation purposes. The period was characterized by significant growth economically, artistically and intellectually. These three factors promoted significant growth in the field of business, institutions and musically. According to Eastwood one of the most significant characteristics was the improvement of regional ties (pp.35). This enabled development of cities and towns. The towns were centers of...
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Western Medieval Christian Architecture
Western Medieval Christian Architecture
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...Western Medieval Christian Architecture There were several parallel and almost independent cultural flows conditioned by the diversity and insularity of life in the medieval world throughout the European Middle Ages. Very rare cities with their nascent urban culture were located among the vast, partially processed spaces, where the predominant rural peasant culture had a place. The same islets were rare knightly castles, which had their own life. And finally, the medieval Christian church stubbornly created its own culture, imbued with theological ideas. All this variety of cultures and architecture was intricately mixed, forming mixed picture of...
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The Medieval World
The Medieval World
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...History 5th Jan., The Medieval World This paper analyses two images of the medieval Europe and, based on the evidence in the images, an explanation is given on what life was like for the Europeans who lived in the medieval period. One of the images depicts Aristocracy life in the medieval Europe while the other image depicts peasants’ life in the mediaeval Europe. In the analysis of the images, we are going to look at such things as the housing, the clothing, the food, the comfort, and the work of the medieval Europe. To begin with, let us analyse the Aristocrats’ housing in the medieval Europe....
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Medieval Versus Modern
Medieval Versus Modern
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...College Medieval Versus Modern I will begin the essay by focusing on the cultural differences between the medieval drama and modern drama. I will do this by comparing the medieval drama the “crucifixion” (Greenblatt 407) with the early modern drama “King Lear” (Greenblatt 1200). As the years go by, a lot of changes occur to the general way that drama is set and acted. The role of drama in the society also changes. Any comparison between medieval plays and modern plays leads to the realization of significant changes in the field of drama over time. There are lots of cultural differences that exist between medieval...
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The Medieval Era
The Medieval Era
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...The Medieval Era Understanding the present requires a deeper introspection of the past as d with the Medieval Era that adversely shaped newer ideologies of the 21st century. It means the introspection and interrogation takes into cognizance the rulers, wars, revolts, and other interesting developments that shaped the Europe. Additionally, the developments should be classified under socio-economic and political branches to determine the overall influence on nature and humanity as a while. Conversely, artistically, the contributions by Petrarch and Shakespeare during the Medieval cannot be underrated as will be demonstrated by this paper. The...
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Women in Medieval Europe
Women in Medieval Europe
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...Women in Medieval Europe Medieval Europe childlike time the commonly found personalities of that time s are feudal kings, saintly nuns and hardworking surfs they are not modern today people take medieval women as hopelessly oppressed or wonderfully free. Middle age is important because when feminist's movement started in nineteenth century they went back to Middle Ages for information regarding education, status under law and participation in political life. In the man's world of the Middle Ages women were remarkably successful. The medieval church taught that women were inferior to men and that they should be meek and obedient to...
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Medieval vs. Rennaissance
Medieval vs. Rennaissance
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...The works of painter Heironymous Bosch indeed showed elements of expression that fit into the new cultural milieu of the Renaissance in such a way that these embraced knowledge and advancements that the Medieval times did not know of yet. In Bosch’s “Last Judgement”, one would easily see the influence of the advancements in livelihood towards the lives of people. Here, it is shown that instead of using these advancements to do good or to achieve something beneficial, people with their sinful nature used it to harm, abuse and inflict pain upon others. Thisis very distinct of the period of Renaissance as people were never content with a certain amount of knowledge and power. Thus, in...
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Medieval History of Ireland
Medieval History of Ireland
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...Descriptive Essay The medieval history of Ireland has been turbulent as the country was occupied by various invaders from all directions and all these raiders have left their mark on Irish identity. Along with the various invasions, especially the Norman invasions, several important factors such as the Christian belief and colonization upon have had significant impact on the medieval Irish identity. An interpretation of the medieval Irish history indicates that the effects of Christian belief, Norman invasion, and colonization upon the medieval Irish identity cannot be underestimated, because the outcomes of these events in the...
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Medieval Torture Devices
Medieval Torture Devices
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...?Medieval Torture Devices and Methods Throughout the chronological progression of human history, the world witnessed a constant cycle of rising and falling of empires (Ames). From the great civilizations of Sumer, ending in Alexander’s megalomaniac plans of world conquest, to the Roman Empire whose city cried in fear from the invasions of the Vandals and the Barbarians, even those of the Incas, Mayas, and the Aztecs, whose reign ended with the coming of Spanish Conquistadors, the continuous cycle of imperial expansion followed by imperial overstretch and eventually imperial decay had prevailed throughout the globe. The medieval age is a product of such a cycle....
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Medieval Roman Catholic Traditions
Medieval Roman Catholic Traditions
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...Medieval Roman Catholic Traditions The Roman Catholic Church, is the oldest and largest Christian congregation in the world dating about two thousand years and with more than 1.16 billion believers worldwide. The Catholic Church has at the top of its hierarchy the papacy, and the person at the seat of Papacy is called the Pope.1. The Catholic Church doctrine believes in the Trinity, the sixty books of the Bible and the Deutro Canonical books of the Bible and its Traditions that date back several centuries ago During the medieval time, the period from 5th to about 15th Century, there were a number of traditions introduced in the Catholic Church by different...
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Early Medieval Culture
Early Medieval Culture
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...Research of early medieval warfare Introduction Medieval era is believed to be between 5th to 15th centuries. It was an extremely violent era in English history. A war between France and England took place for 116 years. It took place in between the year 1198 and the year 1340. During this period, warfare was extremely crucial in the medieval era. War used to be fought on the field with soldiers and horses. In this era, however, siege was more common than open battles (Boffa, 2004). In Europe during this era, cultural, technological, and social developments forced a historic transformation in the warfare character including the military tactics,...
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Revolts in Medieval Europe
Revolts in Medieval Europe
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...143712 Popular revolts in late medieval Europe were mainly by the peasants and bourgeois and it was always against the Kings, Nobles, Church and Abbots. They were also known as Peasant Revolts, though not restricted to only the peasants. They were popular revolts, with unspeakable cruelty towards the noble class. Till then, most of the European revolts were minor in nature and had no large significance. These revolts had mass support and participation, to the extent that ordinary, God fearing common people had the courage and ruthlessness of staging a revolt of that stupendous a nature, even though they were not of the same scale like Russian or French Revolution. "A revolution is...
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Medieval Warm Period
Medieval Warm Period
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...?MEDIEVAL WARM PERIOD al Affiliation) Introduction The Medieval Warm period could also be referred to as Medieval ClimateOptimum. It’s the period which occurred from about 1000-4000. During this time, the global temperatures were few degrees warmer than those of the preceding and following periods (Villalba 2004, p. 13). The period corresponds to temperatures that occurred in the span of 950 to 1250 AD in certain regions in Europe and North Atlantic (Bianchi 2009, p 43). During this period the temperature was believed to have even extended compared to those of the late 20th century. The Medieval Warm Period idea was discovered by an...
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Medieval Times in Europe
Medieval Times in Europe
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...Running Header: The Medieval Times Medieval Times in Europe College Medieval Times in Europe The location of the “drop off” of my time travel was the large church of Canterbury. First thing that struck me was the magnificent architecture of the church, which indicated the great control the church had over the ordinary people in the Middle Ages. One of the main economic obligations of people living in the middle ages was the tithe. They had to pay one tenth of all their income to the church. The church stood impressive with thick walls of granite, high pointed arches and gothic stained glass painted with pictures with the glory of heaven and the...
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Medieval history significance
Medieval history significance
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...?Medieval History Significance. The terms “Middle Ages” and “medieval” are very inexact terms which can be used of a very long period from about 500 AD until about 1500 AD but the most important is undoubtedly the middle period from about 1000 until about 1300. (Keen: 1969, pp. 11-20) This middle period is significant because of a number of events which have had lasting significance for Europe and the wider world. There are at least five major events which fall into this category: The so –called “Great Schism” of 1056, the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, the wave of Crusades that started in France in 1095, the formation of the Hanseatic league in Germany...
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Medieval Romantic Literature
Medieval Romantic Literature
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... Medieval Romantic Literature The medieval society was famous for the chivalry portrayed in a majority of thenarratives featuring in that period. The commonest of these narratives featured king Arthurs heroic narratives. The majority of these narratives portrayed characters with bravery. In addition, the heroes of the narratives were those serving at the king’s residence. In addition, the narratives portrayed the presence of supernatural beings. This paper will highlight the key features of the ideal medieval world. It is worth noting that, despite the superficial portrayal of an ideal world, these stories reveal a bi9g deal of realistic problems that come to humanity. "Wife of Bath’s Tale... played by...
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The Medieval Age
The Medieval Age
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...The Medieval Age Relationship between Feudalism and Manorialism Feudalism and Manorialism are both different forms of landholding systems practiced commonly during the medieval times. Feudalism involved peasants, knights and nobles who offered military service to the king. They also supplied the king with food and paid taxes. Manorialism collected food and taxes from the serfs. The lord or the king was responsible for providing justice and military service to them in exchange of their offerings. Since the Nobles controlled several gallant knights and the working class peasants, they grew as a potential threat to the kings. Gradually the manor system evolved. The...
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ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL ART
ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL ART
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... Ancient and medieval art Reserve Head of Nofer, Giza tomb G 2110A, Dynasty 4, 2602-2575 BCE, 10 11/16” high (Second floor, Old Kingdom Egyptian gallery off rotunda, look for one of the white heads in a glass case 06.1886; Map: orange, gallery 207. It is difficult to know exactly how Nofer looked like but from the reserve head found in tomb at Giza, it can be argued that Nofer had large aquiline nose. This element is featured on the door-jump of his chapel and on the reserve head found at the base of his burial pit or tomb. From the reserve head, Nofer is presented as a huge and big person who did not belong to the royal family but played a significant role in the fourth dynasty in Egypt... . For...
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Warfare in Medieval Japan
Warfare in Medieval Japan
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...Warfare in Medieval Japan In 710, Nara became the first imperial capital fixed by empress Gemmyo; however, seventy-five years later, her successor moved the imperial capital location to Kyoto, which ended the prior policy of shifting the capital after the death of every emperor. The culture surrounding the Nara court resulted in one of Japan’s productive periods in art, expansion of Buddhism and imperial government spending more of its budget on piety works. As well, the Nara epoch saw the institutionalization and the deferment of the nation’s army (Kane 47). During the Nara period, conscription policy did not distinguish between a warrior and a peasant, which resulted in an army...
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Humanities-Medieval Women
Humanities-Medieval Women
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...the era of middle ages were undermined and not accepted to participate in both social and economic activities. Women had certain amount of value in the society, but the bad part was that this value was placed in shape of economic good. They were recognized for two purposes: firstly, they were recognized for bringing up children; secondly, they were used for manual work. Women were paid low amount of wages, and this became the foundation of the standing of the economy of the medieval era. In various situations they used to assist other men in the work of agricultural production. The situation was so bad for the women that they were compensated even less than what children use to be...
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Catholicism in Medieval Europe
Catholicism in Medieval Europe
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...of the economic development of Europe. However, his statements about this positive impact only support our idea that religious allegiance only worked as a driver of the already growing economic changes. First of all, according to Mann, normative pacification has become the result of the religious allegiance of catholic territories in Europe before 1570, and this pacification was the solid basis for the creation of possibilities of trading the goods across longer distances, and thus starting the notions of the international trade all over catholic Europe. 'The survival of long-distance trade boosted the production of goods for market exchange in the medieval period"16 What is more...
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Medieval Islamic Philosophy
Medieval Islamic Philosophy
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...Running Head: Impact ical Greek Philosophy on Medieval Islamic Philosophy Impact ical Greek Philosophy on Medieval Islamic Philosophy Author's Name Institution's Name Greek Philosophy vis--vis Medieval Islamic Philosophy: An Introduction The Arabs did not have philosophy, mathematics, or any rational sciences as part of their culture and tradition before the arrival of Islam. Despite the fact that they were conscious of Jewish and Christian religions since Jews and Christians lived among them, they themselves were idolaters. They were unrefined in their beliefs and attitude. When they had accepted Islam and they conquered territories...
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Medieval Christianity and Islam
Medieval Christianity and Islam
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...The Western Europe Region al Affiliation The Western Europe Region Events The Al-Andalus era begun in 711 AD after the Muslim, troops led by Tariq took over Gibraltar. The Moorish Spain in 720 takes over Barcelona and large parts of Spain. In the mid 6th century the Al-Andalus covered a wide region. In the 13th century their influenced declined and they control a smaller potion in grenade signifying its decline (Watson, 2003). The other dominant force in the medieval Europe was the Frankish kingdom. The kingdom has its origin in the Rhine River. The main religion was Christianity. The kingdom was driven by the need to expand which was different with other kingdoms. The kingdom...
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Medieval Philosophy / History
Medieval Philosophy / History
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...years of study, which I believe has enough breadth to be considered in substitution for a college course. The courses that I am petitioning for in this narrative are as follows: Philosophy 309, History of Western Philosophy I: Ancient to Medieval and Philosophy 310: Modern Philosophy. In 1980, I began my transition to Christianity. My interest in Christianity began when I started to contemplate my mixed emotions on my military experiences; particularly how to come to terms with life and death on the battlefield. I felt that I needed answers and needed to believe that all was not lost. I began to seek answers from Christianity. During this period of transition, I sought to discover...
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Ancient and Medieval Political Theory
Ancient and Medieval Political Theory
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...Ancient and Medieval Political Theory Ancient and Medieval Political Theory Introduction The theory originated from the medieval period between 5th Century AD and 15th Century AD. Thomas Aquinas was among key political thinkers and philosophers during the medieval period. Aquinas addressed various tenets including that of kingship1. Christianity and religious leaders influenced people to lose political and freedom of thinking. The tag of war between the church and the civil society is similar to the Thebes’ civil war in Antigone Sophocles setting. Two brothers, Eteocles and Polyneises are on the opposing sides of the battle and...
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Early medieval history of Ireland
Early medieval history of Ireland
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...Research Proposal: Early Medieval History of Ireland Introduction Due to the relative isolation of Ireland by water, this magical land has been able to keep many of its medieval treasures intact, unlike most parts of Western Europe. With the fall of the Roman Empire, much of Western Europe lost its scholarship as Christianity tended to withdraw into its own sanctuaries. The medieval church in Ireland was powerful and brilliant. Splendid reminders of early Irish Christianity can be found in the stone, high crosses that melded the countrys pagan roots with the newly imported faith. Unfortunately, not much can be said about pre-Christian era in Ireland. What little is known of this period comes... the...
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Medieval Roman Catholicism in Christianity
Medieval Roman Catholicism in Christianity
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...The Role of Medieval Roman Catholicism in Christianity The Role of Medieval Roman Catholicism in Christianity The history of the Catholic Church is traced by scholars and theologians from the time of the twelve apostles nearly 2,000 years ago (Aguilar 2007). Devotees of the Catholic faith believe that Jesus Christ is the founder and ultimate head of Roman Catholics. With the death of Christ, the apostle Peter was designated as the first Pope, or temporal head of the Catholic Church. Since then, the mission of this faith is to spread the faith across the world. Roman Catholicism is defined as “the faith, doctrine or polity of the Roman Catholic Church”...
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Ancient and Medieval Political Theory
Ancient and Medieval Political Theory
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...ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL POLITICAL THEORY: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS Unit Mixed Government In the entire Book VI of the 40 volume book of Histories by Polybius, the topic is centered on the concept of the government, and in particular the role of the constitution within the Roman political system. The book provides an account of the roman political system and the fact that it is based on a mixed constitution with the following features; aristocracy, democracy and monarchy1. He noted the opinion held by Plato on aristocracy being the best form of government2, however mixed form of government was the most practical. Aristocracy However, this notion of aristocracy was famously propagated by Aristotle... AND...
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The Shaper of Medieval Civilization
The Shaper of Medieval Civilization
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...According to Perry, the Christian Church played a very important role in Medieval European society. In fact, its role was so great that he calls it the "shaper of medieval civilization" (Perry 212). Three main ways it did this was through the translation of Classical works, the teaching of morality, and through its influence on the Frankish Empire. This influence can be best understood in how the Church affected Charlemagne and his followers. After the Roman Empire started its decline, learning began to be lost. Very few people could even speak Latin any more, and "literary works of classical antiquity were either lost or unread" (Perry 211). The Church, and...
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Muslim and Christian Medieval Theocracies
Muslim and Christian Medieval Theocracies
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...Theocracies of medieval times Muslim and Christian Medieval Theocracies A Comparison Teacher With the ongoing conflict in Iraq many wonder if the idea of a democracy has been abandoned in exchange for a theocracy. "In Iraq the U.S. is helping to bring up a government that is moving toward becoming an Islamic theocracy."1 This is not the first time that a governmental leader also functioned as a religious leader. Theocracies are found throughout history and in recent times. This essay will focus on Islamic and Christian theocracies during medieval times and will compare the two. This essay is very relevant to what is happening in today's world...
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Medieval ages and Modern time
Medieval ages and Modern time
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...History and Political Science 12 December Medieval Ages and Modern Time The way of life of people differs with distinguished regions around the globe. More so, the cultures, values, religions and social life characters may be eroded and forgotten, but there are those certain traits in the modern society that can be traced from the ancient times. The Medieval age believed to be associated with the European history, especially after the submergence of the roman civilization to the period of renaissance, which occurred between the 5th and 15th century, and exhibits great differences in modern military, health, education and justice system. However, the period laid...
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Roles of the Medieval Queen
Roles of the Medieval Queen
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...Roles of the Medieval Queen This paper elaborates the medieval period in the west between the fall of the Roman Empire end (476 AD) and approximately (1500 AD). During this time, the queens played different roles. As a consort, the queen was a wife to the king during his reign. She had feminine powers over the palace because she shared the king’s social status and rank as a woman. The queen consort might become a dowager queen after the death of the king. The dowager played her roles as a retired queen. However, a queen became a Regent when she ruled over a kingdom on behalf of an absent king, either husband or minor child, for a temporary period. Her success...
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Misogyny in medieval romance literature
Misogyny in medieval romance literature
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...Misogyny in medieval romance literature The medieval culture was always characterized by Misogyny, however in the late middle epoch; the issue became viral and more powerful. According to scholars, this was a result of the various factors that distinguished the fourteenth century including war, plague, revolt and class division. Women are subjects of the society and thus succumb to social ills. This is no exception to the church as romance literature provides evidence indicating that the church and feudal law viewed women as secondary individuals and characters in the society. Women in the medieval literature were made scapegoats by the society and...
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Medieval / Modern Islamic Civilization Comparison
Medieval / Modern Islamic Civilization Comparison
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...MEDIEVAL/MODERN ISLAMIC CIVILISATION COMPARISON Medieval/Modern Islamic Civilization Comparison One of the things that are synonymous with the medieval age is innovation. This was a time of discovery and most societies embraced the fad. As such, the Muslim community had a number of innovation and creativity during the medieval age when it was undergoing civilization. However, the spirit of innovation that had so much thrived during this time experienced a setback with the emergence of the modern era. This was attributed to a number of factors that the Muslims could not control, thus the setback. This paper will be a discussion of...
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Deaf History During Medieval Europe
Deaf History During Medieval Europe
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...The status of Deaf people, socially and politically during Medieval Europe, was quite complicated. Deaf people have existed for as long as there have been human beings. The first mentioned about deaf people is in 575-550 BC: Deaf son (name unknown) of Croesus, king of Lydia; first recorded deaf person in history. Croesus' other son, Athys, was hearing and had his name preserved for posterity, these names were mentioned in Book I of Herodotus' History, and in the Cyropaedia by Xenophon. But this work is about the role of deaf people in Medieval Europe: Jaime Lopez was a Spanish deaf painter; Princess Jean (also known as Joanna) was a daughter of King James I of...
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Comparison and Contrast Medieval Characteristic
Comparison and Contrast Medieval Characteristic
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...?Running Head: COMPARISONS OF MEDIEVAL, ANCIENT, AND ICAL Monsters and mothers: Belief systems as they are impeded by the female clinging to tradition Name University Class Monsters and mothers: Belief systems as they are impeded by the female clinging to tradition One of the pervasive themes throughout the history of the epic poem is that of the madly protective mother and her deformed and monstrous child. In contrast to this motif is the heroic male, his aim at protecting society in conflict with the individuated protection that the monstrous mother must provide for her mutated offspring. These conflicts can be seen to represent the feminine as a stunting presence that holds back...
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Medieval and early modern Athens
Medieval and early modern Athens
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...Short Report on Medieval and Early Modern Athens Order No. 247922 Athens enjoys a very long history among the cities whole Europe and in the world.It became the capital of the independent Greek State in 19th century. The city had experienced many ups and downs and during the medieval period it experienced a decline and then again started rising under the Byzantine Empire, the city also benefitted from Italian trade. By the period of 529 A.D. " A stroke of love more important than this- or indeed than anything that you could think of for a man who , as I did , sought a name for eloquence for himself - happened as follows - after the removal of the tyrants Constantius...
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