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    Early Modern Europe is a period modern historians date from around 1450 to the beginning of the industrial revolution in late 18th century Britain. It is considered a transition period from the Medieval world to the modern world, and thus has elements of both in most aspects of life at this time. The Legal system was not an exception as during the 17th century, the legal system across Europe was changing to reflect the centralizing power of the crown or lack thereof. The new legal systems tried to reflect a desire for empiricism and order in a violent world once ruled by the nobility. A major aspect of the legal system at this time is corporal and capital punishment. In modern terms, capital punishment is rare and is reserved for the most…

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    Throughout the reading of this chapter there were many complications for woman in the Early Modern Europe within both society and religion. I feel that woman had to go through many trials and tribulations for example, when woman wanted to take a step into the political or religious world it was hard for them to do so. The reason why is because men usually had all the power and often times they were arrogant. Women would try to hold a high power position but it was made harder for them because of…

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    “Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world” said Hillary Clinton. Today there is still so much work needed to improve the rights of women. Even though the role of women has dramatically changed since early modern society, we still face problems of inequality. It is difficult to believe how different the role of a woman in early modern Europe was compared to today when we are still not satisfied with the role that women are allowed to play. However, it is arguable that…

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    Early Modern Europe was a highly religious area. The Church controlled a massive portion of people’s lives. Most people’s beliefs about their own nature were based in religion. The concept of humanity was controlled by religious texts and interpreted by religious officials. Whatever religious power was dominant also held a lot of political power. There was no separation between church and state so religious practices and ideals went hand in hand with political and administrative power. For a…

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    Cause Of War Essay

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    Throughout the early modern era there were varied causes for the wars, some more significant than others. Three of the main causes for the wars at this time were power and territory, material wealth, and nationalism. Power and territory influenced the rulers of each country that were trying to expand their nation and power, by gaining more territory. Material wealth was fought over, to expand the resources of the country and to have more personal gain. Nationalism was the third cause of warring…

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    invented during the Renaissance, if you don’t count modern civilization.” This statement refers to the vast amount of advances made during the period. The long-lasting achievements in technology, science, mathematics, geography, and philosophy is the reason the Renaissance era is what sparked the advancement of civilization. The term renaissance originates from the French word renaistre, which is defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “to be born again; rebirth”. It…

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    Monteverdi Gender Roles

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    The issue of gender is very much present in nowadays musicological debates. Researchers present their different views on the topic, which may be opposing in some cases. Just like popular music influences our perception of gender, classical music is also one of the most important genres to consider when talking about gender representation. We can recognize several patterns of gender representation also in Monteverdi’s operas and connect them with the society on the turn from Renaissance to early…

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    Renaissance is called as the early modern period and a time of enlightenment with most famous art, discoveries, poetry, medicine, inventions and other achievements were accomplished. Even some ideas of old time were intact but many new beliefs and concepts were formed as well. The medieval time was a challenging period with too plagues and other evil acts of inhuman nature. Later, the world changed a lot and diseases and evils of old time started to disappear. This however took much time to…

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    consider as the bridge between Medieval and modern times. During this time period, many subjects including science, math, art, music, and theology exploded, and allowed for new ideas and innovations to come about. Many famous people, who are known for their renowned accomplishments from the past, come from the Renaissance time period like Da Vinci, Shakespeare, and Michaelangelo. This started the revolution which allows modern science and many other modern technologies to be used today.…

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    fair subject, blessing every book. Thou art as fair in knowledge as in hue, Finding thy worth a limit past my praise; And therefore art enforced to seek anew Some fresher stamp of the time-bettering days. And do so, love; yet when they have devis'd, What strained touches rhetoric can lend, Thou truly fair, wert truly sympathiz'd In true plain words, by thy true-telling friend; And their gross painting might be better usd Where cheeks need blood; in thee it is abusd. LXXXIII I never saw that…

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