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    guidelines that one must follow: the notion of social status, political power, legal classification, and cutural expressions of knightly identity-- bravery, honor, loyalty,and service to a woman. “Knights are the emblematic warriors of the European Middle Ages.” (Knights: In History and Legend, pg. 15) Knights first surfaced between the years of 1000-1350 after the fall of the Roman Empire. After the fall of the Roman Empire also known as The Medieval Period, Europe was dominated by a feudal…

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    Religion The Atonement

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    is a Christian holy observance; it is the focal point of all that is in vogue in social history today; a significant part of the political history of the Middle Ages turned on dynastic plans and relational unions. Some of its issues, as one meets them in the Middle Ages, appear to be abnormally remote. 'Till death us do part' in the Middle Ages implied – for the vast majority – around ten years, or twenty in the event that they were fortunate, or, as it may be, exceptionally unfortunate.…

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    during the Middle Ages. The First Crusade involved the Muslims taking control of Jerusalem, but previously, Christians were allowed to visit the city. However, when the Arabs took authority in 1070 C.E., Christians were refused access to the land. This caused the Byzantine Emperor to ask for help from the Pope to protect his empire from the Muslims, allowing for Christian Europeans to join together to fight their common enemy. Overall, Christianity remained prominent throughout the Middle Ages…

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    and ethical values. Although this story includes tales about many different lifestyles and personalities, when gathered together, Chaucer paints an extremely clear picture of how he viewed men, based on their actions or social class during the middle ages. The Canterbury Tales was written by Geoffrey Chaucer during the late 14th century. This novel was a revolutionary piece of work for many reasons, one being that it was written in…

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    daily lives of the European people. Music before the Renaissance was mainly kept in churches and the King’s court (History). Many musicians during the Renaissance period learned about music from past centuries and found it urgent that music begin a new age (Music). In 1477, Johannes Tinctoris, Renaissance composer and music theorist, said, “Music written more than 40 years previously was not worth hearing.”(Music). This led to a big change in music during the Renaissance. The way people saw…

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    Chivalry Research Paper

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    has merely changed form to fit a more different setting. Starting by taking a look can take a look at chivalry then and now. Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines Chivalry as: “the system of values (such as loyalty and honor) that knights in the Middle Ages were expected to follow or an honorable and polite way of behaving especially toward women.” In…

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    Renaissance Poor

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    Renaissance During the Renaissance, it was obvious to distinguish the rich from the poor. As time went by, based on Ducksters.com, “from the middles ages to the Renaissance the life of an average person changed as well.” With time this lead to more luxurious, nicer clothes, finer food, and the arts. More craftsmen and merchants, developed into the middle class, but were not considered nobles or royalty. On the other hand, people still worked and had fewer chances to improve their position.…

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    Both Machiavelli and Erasmus had great concepts and ideas. They were both born at similar times however; they were born in different areas. Machiavelli was born in Florence Italy in 1469. Erasmus was born in 1466 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. He was a great scholar in the northern renaissance and the first editor of the New Testament. Machiavelli was a historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist, and writer in the northern renaissance. One of his popular works was the book he wrote “The…

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    Feudalism, simply put, was the relationship between a lord and a vassal that changed the way of life during the Middle ages. The relationships between the classes of people. There was no clear hierarchy of who owed service to whom between king, lord, knight, or serf. For example a serf might serve any of these others or a knight might serve a king, but there was no direct level of power except between the vassal and his lord (the giver of property). Feudalism also changed the way England…

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    principles from Roman and Greek art to influence their artwork. The Renaissance began at the ending of the Medieval or middle Ages in Europe. A lot of the artwork during the Renaissance period was moving away from the religious artwork of the middle Ages and moving toward individualism. Religious artwork mainly focused on what came after life on Earth. With the ending of the middle Ages artist would be able to express themselves more through their artwork. With many artists…

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