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A History of the Castles of King Edward I and the Cultural Significance of the Historical Structures
The Cultural Significance of The Castles of King Edward I Almost everyone wants power and control it doesn’t matter what decade or even what century you live in, the people who run our governments whether it be a prince or a prime minister are power hungry, even now we have governments invading other countries, like Russ...
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A History of the Impact of Scholasticism on Education in the Late Middle Ages
Scholasticism took over education in the late middle ages. Schools and universities were taught the same scripture and research methods through the traditional Christian doctrine. Aristotelian logic carried through multiple scholars, Anselm, Abelard, Lombard, and Thomas adding in a bit more reason with each contribution all...
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Gervers' and Powell's Tolerance and Intolerance: Tolerance and the Crusades
'Tolerance' and the Crusades The idea that tolerance existed in the Crusade Ages seems to contradict the notion of the Crusades. The Crusades seemed aimed at protecting their interest through eliminating those individuals that did not agree with, or hindered, their goals. For instance, the First Crusade traveled to Jerus...
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The Ideology, Economy, and History of the Consumable Materials of Pleasure in the Medieval Age in the Tastes of Paradise
Tastes of Paradise Tastes of Paradise is a comprehensive exploration into the ideology, economy, and history that follows consumable materials of pleasure in the medieval age. “Genussmittel” is the term used to describe these various materials such as: spices, alcohol, coffee, tea, opium, chocolate and even tobacco. Schive...
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An Analysis of the Misconception of the Medieval Period
Medieval England, a time that conjures scenes of castles, royalty, knights, and adventure in the popular consciousness, has been misconstrued and poorly understood for hundreds of years. This misunderstood time period is best analyzed through the viewpoint or mindset of those who lived through it and holistically examining...
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Cultural Diffusion Through the Spread of Paper Money and Christianity in the Middle Ages
The spread of ideas through contact, whether it being trade, war or even conquering, is known as cultural diffusion and have lead to many great innovations. Due to this spread of ideas, places, which are not remotely close, have been able to share religious, technical, or cultural advancements. Some of these cultural diffus...
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Reasons Behind the Pope Urban's II Decision to Begin the First Crusade
       On November 27, 1095, Pope Urban II delivered the sermon at the Council of Clermont that set into motion the journey that is now known as the First Crusade. His message called upon the nobles and knights of Western Europe to stop the oppression of Eastern Christians and retake the Holy Land in Jerusalem by means of a...
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The Life, Experiences, and Struggles of Crusaders and Their Families After the Crusade
It can be argued that the First Crusade started as a result of a letter. William of Tyre writes an account of Peter the Hermit’s pilgrimage to Jerusalem. What Peter finds thousands of pilgrims dying outside the city, prohibited from entering until they pay a tribute they cannot afford. The Turks had taken over the city and...
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The History and Effects of the Crusades on Medieval Europe
Turning Points in History: People, Ideas, Events (Research Report #1) Effects of the Crusades on Medieval Europe: Website The Crusades took place between the 11th and 13th century. Also known as the Holy Wars, the Crusades were a series of religious expeditionary wars blessed by Pope Urban II and the Catholic Church....
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A Research Paper on the Advancements in Battleships From the Late Middle Ages Through the Enlightenment
Abstract: This research paper will focus on the advancements in battleships from the late Middle Ages through the Enlightenment. It will go through the stages that the battleships went through, and how they were altered over time to become notorious threats on the seas. This paper will note how the advancements changed bat...
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The History of Feudalism in Europe
A History of Feudalism in Europe The Magyars were originally part of a group of people who lived in western Siberia. In 862 they began raiding Western Europe, a practice they continued for 55 years, reaching as far west as the Pyrenees Mountains. During this time, their raids were successful enough that the Byzantine Empir...
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A Comparison of Life of Charlemagne by Einhard and Life of Charlemagne by Notker
Comparing and Contrasting Einhard's Life of Charlemagne and Notker's Life of Charlemagne Two biographies entitled Life of Charlemagne were written in the 9th
century by Einhard and Notker the Stammerer. Einhard's Life of Charlemagne
was written in 817, about three years after Charlemagn...
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The History of the Middle Ages
The Middle Ages: A Commentary According to The Norton Anthology of English Literature, "the Middle Ages is like no other period in terms of the time span it covers." On the book’s website is a compilation of information pertaining to this era. In the Middle Ages section (topic seventeen), many resources are present. There...
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The Death of the Medieval Period in Europe and the Birth of the Renaissance
Big Idea Question “How did the turbulence and death of the medieval period in Europe eventually give rise to a flowering of culture and education in the age of the Renaissance?” The turbulence and death of the medieval period in Europe eventually give rise to a flowering of culture and education in the age of the Renais...
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The Medieval Italian Politics and the Economy Leading to the Italian Renaissance
Medieval Italian Politics and the Economy Leading to the Italian Renaissance In the late Middle Ages, the Italian peninsula became a battleground for the lords that rose to power in the region and the surrounding areas. This paper will discuss how an increase in Florentine wealth brought on by the rise of the mer...
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An Analysis of Miriam Usher Chrisman
Chrisman, Miriam Usher. Strasbourg and the Reform: A Study in the Process of Change. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1967. Miriam Usher Chrisman relates a clear picture of the city of Strasbourg between the late 1400s and the middle 1500s in her monograph, Strasbourg and the Reform: A Study in the Process of Change. She...
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An Analysis of Barber-Surgeons and Amputations During the Middle Ages
Barber-Surgeons and Amputations During the Middle Ages: The scraps of medical learning that remained from the classical world were the remaining documents created by a Greek physician named Galen. These documents were not to be questioned and were to be memorized and treated like sacred text even though his work contained...
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A History of Italy During the Roman Empire and During the Italian Renaissance
Italy during the Roman Empire and During the Italian Renaissance Italy has always played an important role in Europe and especially
the church. Italy's capital, Rome, created one of the world's largest and
most powerful empires. The Roman Empire in the East lasted from 27 BC to
476 AD. Italy became home to the Cathol...
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A Discussion of the Changes in Europe Influenced by the Crusades
Question: How did the Crusades lead to broad changes in Europe? Describe these changes. The Crusades led to broad changes in Europe because of the need of learning, people needing somewhere to go with their rulers in battle, and the need of trade increasing. The need of learning after the Crusades became a major change...
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An Analysis of Crusades
AP World History 6 December 2010 Were the Crusades a Mistake? The Crusades lasted from about 1100-1300 A.D. (When Did the Crusades Happen) and were by no means a mistake to me. If the Crusades did not happen, our world as it is may look completely different. The Crusades resulted in the European Renaissance and provided...
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A History of the Crusades
Christian warriors from France and adjacent parts of Western Europe set out in 1097 to free the Holy Land from Muslim rule. By 1099, when a band of Crusaders captured Jerusalem, they had me with success, largely because of local rivalries among the Muslim rulers of Syria and Palestine who failed to unite against the invader...
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An Analysis of the Topic of the World of Carolingian Empire and the Carolingian Renaissance
Part I. a)Thanks to its status as the center of Carolingian Empire, which brought so called “Carolingian Renaissance” to medieval Europe, France could have a considerable role in the realm of medieval European architecture as a whole. Now, it is actually misleading to understand medival architectural styles such as “Romane...
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The Black Death: Killer of Millions in Europe
The Black Death In the Medieval Era the Black Plague was more than just a thorn in a lion's side. During the time, few people ever reached what is now our national life expectancy. The Black Plague's success rate for fatality still haunts us to this day. The Black Plague, if it came back with a drug resistant strain today,...
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The Motives and Goals of European Christians for Participating in the Crusades
Name: University: Course: Date: European Christians to participate in the Crusades The crusades have been described in literature as a series of political and religious war sanctioned by the Latin Roman Catholic Church between 1096 and 1291 in order to take control of the Holy Land. Historians have given different acco...
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Why People Referred the Middle Ages as the Ages of 'Darkness'
Some says that the Middle Ages was the ages of “Darkness” because they think that Middle Ages is an era full of chaos, killing, inquisition, death, poverty, disease. These major ideas are correct. But I will explain these reason below to show that the Middle Ages is more likely a Golden Ages more than people thought that th...
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