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    In the 1300s, an Italian scholar named Petrarch coined the term “dark ages” to describe the period in Europe after the fall of Rome that he believed to be chaotic and lacking education (Movie Talk – Dark Ages). Since then historians have debated whether or not Europe’s middle ages, from 500 to 1500, should be called a dark age. The ongoing debate considers events like the Crusades, the Black Death, the signing of the Magna Carta, and the building of grand universities and cathedrals that show…

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    During 300 CE to 1400 CE the time of the Early Middle Ages and the Late Middle Ages took place, and changed a little each step of the way. The Early Middle Ages was a time of European history that took place from the 5th century to the 10th century, and the Late Middle Ages took place from the 10th century to the mid 14th century. The Early and Late Middle Ages were very different but a little similar in the senses of art, architecture, religion, politics, education and literature. Art and…

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    Middle Ages Feudalism

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    The Middle Ages, constituted by the Early, High and Late periods, took place from approximately 500 CE to 1450 CE in Europe. The Middle Ages, also known as the medieval period, was characterized by a breakdown of overarching centralized government and the development of regional kingdoms and monarchies. However, in the transition from the Early Middle Ages to the Late Middle Ages, save for notable exceptions, feudalism dominated the political landscape of Western Europe until the Late Middle…

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    Middle Ages The period of history from the fall of Rome to the Renaissance, people do not know whether to call it the Dark Ages or the Middle Ages. This period of time should be called the Middle Ages. This period should be known as the Middle Ages because feudalism, a unique and useful form of social organization, was created during this time. Each social class did something and got something in return. According to the illustration by Stanley M. Burstein and Richard Shek, “Peasants worked…

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    Serfs In The Middle Ages

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    Imagine a hot and brutal day in the fields, just like the day before, and the day before that, and the day before that, this is what life would be like for serfs in the middle ages. The middle ages was a time when feudalism defined the europeans in their world. The peasants or serfs worked the land for the knights and nobles and in return they received protection and a portion of the harvest to feed their families (OI). Even though the serfs had their work cut out for them, the vassals, got…

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    socioemotional development of middle age children can be a challenge for both the parents and child. You as a parent can look back at the days when your child was in the early childhood phase of life which is between two to four years of age and remember how life seemed pretty carefree and for the most part pretty uneventful for both you as a parent and the child, minus the occasional temper tantrum by your two year old. Than as your child starts to approach the middle age period of their…

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    of the Dark Ages— the Renaissance, an age of intellectual and artistic rebirth, was here. It all started with “The Black Death”, the dreaded bubonic plague of the 14th century that killed nearly one-third of the population within Western Europe. Along with the Hundred Years War between England and France, Western Europe experienced a great decline in population, allowing the surviving serfs to demand much higher wages. At the same time, the crusades opened trading routes to the Middle East,…

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    The Middle Ages or the Dark ages? The Middle ages in Europe started around 500 A.D. and lasted for about 1000 years. It started with the downfall of Rome, which was resulted in the disruption in trade, downfall of cities and population shift from urban to the countryside. This made Europe stop growing as a society because the lack of trade lead to interchange stops, lack of cities lead to a stunt in the educational system, when the population moved countryside any progression stopped in general.…

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    Cities In The Middle Ages

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    From the crumbling walls of the ancient authority of Rome, two new powers, the Church and western leaders, established their hold on the medieval world. Ushering in an age of population boom, business, and an interest in antiquity, the Church and fledgling powers of the west struggled to find their footing in society. Some cities, such as Rome, survived the change by adapting, and others faded into nothing more than a memory. Cities, empires, and the Church all played a pivotal roles in the…

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    Have you ever thought about how the Middle Ages got the term Dark ages, and that that may be unfair? Well, the Crusades, the Feudal System, and the Church were all necessary rather than dark. What happened in the Middle Ages was necessary evil, not "dark times." The Crusades were necessary. The Seljuk Turks would only let muslims into Israel, when the christians and jews wanted to get into the Holy Land, too. The christians needed hope that they could travel to Israel and practice their…

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