Monarchy: Humanism And Characteristics Of The Renaissance Periods

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Register to read the introduction… The characteristics of a monarchy could not be compared because of their dynastic structure, and their decentralization (which meant when two rulers married they continued to run their own estates.(p.83, Major) A characteristic of the monarchy consisted of inherent of weakness, in 1505, there was 12,000 royal officials in France: one official for each 1,250 inhabitants or one fire each 14.4 square miles. (p.84, Major) But by 1934, France had one official for each 70 inhabitant and 56 for each 14.4 square miles. (p.84, Major) The last characteristic of the Renaissance monarchy was that it depended on popular support. Even though the kings had no armies or enough support from the administrative organs to compel obedience, they obeyed only when they could get the bulk of the more important elements of the population to support their cause. (p. 86 Major)
Humanism in the Renaissance
Renaissance humanism gradually replaced the medieval scholastic tradition from which it emerged. (p.39 Renaissance: A very
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This movement gave students under the teachings a guide of comparing moral and ethical problems to his/her social world. (p. 40 Renaissance: A very short introduction)
Women also found a place within the studies of humanism. The studies encouraged women’s education as a social adornment and an end in its self, not as a mean to step outside of the household duties and into the public sphere. (p. 47 Renaissance: A very short introduction) Male professionals who were struggling in their careers felt there should be a barrier more so, a cut-off to that education. This came from the feeling of looking bad, becoming threatened and embarrassed to the thought of women becoming advanced in their professional position.
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