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    The Early Middle Ages, from the fifth to the tenth century, is often referred to as the “Dark Ages.” In comparison to the flourishing Roman Empire, many did not believe the Middle Ages to be a time of flourishing literacy and culture. However, learned men during this period were interested in the lost texts of the ancients, especially after the fall of the Western Roman Empire. Etymologiae (the Etymologies in English, and also known as “Origins”), by Isidore of Seville, is a compilation of…

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    not readily used in the Middle Ages, when the Black Death hit all over the world. Envision millions of people dying right in front of your eyes. Death is everywhere, bodies are thrown into ditches, and people are burned in massive groups. No one knew the cause of the disease or how it spread. They only knew the Black Death was among them and vicious. The Black Death was a pandemic that killed about seventy-five million people, in three years, during the time of the Middle Ages. The Muslim and…

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    The word “God” during the middle ages had a very strong presence, but it would not have been that strong if it was not for the Church. The Church was a very dominant force in the middle ages and over the years it developed an even stronger system of governance, regulation, and economy. Yet historians disagree over who should have had the actual power of the church of England the pope or the king. The power struggle between the king and the church of England was one of the biggest conflict. An…

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    When speaking to the the humanistic movement during the Middle Ages, historian Martin McGuire stated, "It set a basic pattern for the future". After the devastation of the Black Plague from the late 1200s to the mid 1300s, Europe was in great need of rebuilding both socially and economically. Many people turned to religion, while others strayed away from the spiritual outlook, believing that the solutions to the world’s problems lie in human thought and action rather than divine intervention.…

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    The Middle Ages, also known as the dark ages, was a period from 476 AD – 1500 filled with chaos due to war, sickness, crime, religious movements with erratic ideas, and a low mortality rate. With the collapse of the western Roman Empire, barbarians invaded Europe and the rise of warfare increased: Not only did this delay civilization and its amenities, but it also changed the idea of using scientific medicine and the political/economic system of Feudalism. These events caused serious issues…

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    The middle ages were dark times. In the middle ages there were social classes that organized the people into sections. This was called the feudal system. The feudal system was a system in which the nobles of the middle ages kept the ownership and control of their lands. It was how people were ranked, for example peasants, lords and knights. It was cruel and unfair because some people were higher ranked than others, and fewer people which were called peasants had very few rights. On the other…

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    Education has changed a considerable amount since the Middle Ages. Today, most people in America have the opportunity to get a high school education. During the Middle Ages, women and peasants rarely had the chance to go to school. The education system during the Middle Ages may have excluded many people, such as peasants and women, but those that did have the opportunity to learn had many different types of schools to choose from. Children of peasants and girls rarely had the opportunity to…

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    This picture best fit for the theme of church in the middle Age Europe because of the drawing on the glass. Most of the peasants in Europe could not be able to read so they would often look around staring at the picture of the stain glass to tell them the story in the book. Also, because most peasant couldn’t live a pleasant life like the lord or knight, the only things they would look forward is the after life that follow after death. Since Christianity believed in the afterlife that if you do…

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    Music can be traced all the way back to 500 B.C. when Pythagoras experimented with sounds and discovered tones can be formed from plucking strings. During the Middle Ages is when music began to be considered a gift from God. A common way to praise and worship our God was through music; this is how sacred music came about. Soon later, sacred music eventually was overcome by secular music, which is more along the lines of crusades, dancing, and love songs and less of the more religious and…

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    practices. The medical learning and advancements of antiquity were suspended in their course during the middle ages (c 500 - 1500 C.E.). Knowledge of the Greco-Roman era was set aside as an intensely religious age dawned in Western Europe. As Christianity grew to prominence, disease began to be viewed as a punishment from God, caused by personal sin rather than an objective occurrence. During the Middle Ages there were no established standardised methods of medical treatments or practices,…

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