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  • Middle Ages
    I will answer questions #2 and 6 here since both have to do with similar topics. To say that the Catholic Church claims always to be correct is somewhat unfair. I assume that this question is...

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  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, probably composed between 1360-1400 AD by an unknown poet now known as "The Gawain (or Pearl) Poet", is the most important Arthurian romance of the Middle Ages in...

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  • Middle Ages
    The Crusades failed for a number of reasons: First,There was the incapability of eastern and western Europe working together. This was precipitated largely because of the great rift between the...

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  • History
    For most people in the Middle Ages, religion was central to their view of the world. It would have been hard to separate their worldview from their religion. So far as we know, almost everyone in...

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  • History
    There are at least two factors that led to the growth of universities in the Middle Ages. One of these factors was the growing wealth that various areas of Europe were coming to enjoy in the High...

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  • History
    The dates for the Late Middle Ages are generally given as 1300 to 1500 of the Common Era. These are not dates that correspond to any specific events. In other words, this is not like a war that...

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  • Middle Ages
    This is a great topic! If you need this as an answer, think in terms of the topics you might have studied so far about the Middle Ages. My favourites are: Feudalism (societal structures)...

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  • Middle Ages
    By the end of the middle ages, the main technology being used to attack castles was cannon. However, cannon did not develop in any very useful way until late in that period. Before the...

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  • Middle Ages
    During the time that is known as the High Middle Ages, European society began to change. Up to that point, the society had been largely agrarian. During the High Middle Ages, the society became...

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  • Middle Ages
    The rise of the middle class improved the economy in the time of the Crusades (also known as the “High Middle Ages”) because it was people of the middle class who allowed a boom in trade to...

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  • Middle Ages
    The rise of towns tended to weaken both feudalism and manorialism. The inhabitants of towns that became wealthy through trade came to resent being dominated by feudal lords, especially when lords...

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  • History
    The Treaty of Verdun in 843 split up the Carolingian Empire. It helped to create a situation in which Germany and France became separate ethnic, cultural, and political entities. After...

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  • History
    Clovis was the king of the Franks in the late 400s and early 500s AD. He was significant because he created the first united Frankish kingdom and because he was a Roman Catholic. After the "fall"...

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  • Charlemagne
    The main accomplishment of Charlemagne was his expansion of the Carolingian Empire. As emperor, Charlemagne took many new areas into the empire. Notably, these included all of Northern Italy and...

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  • Middle Ages
    The key element of political life in the Medieval period was feudalism. This meant that politics during this time was a very personal affair based on personal loyalties rather than on loyalty to a...

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  • Middle Ages
    During the Middle Ages, the civilization that dominated in Western Europe was an unequal and feudal civilization. The major social/governmental system in Europe during this time was the feudal...

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  • Middle Ages
    The major change that occurred after 1000 AD was a major increase in population in Europe. This came about for a number of reasons. Some of the most important of these reasons include: A slight...

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  • Renaissance and Reformation
    During the Middle Ages knowledge was based on authority, which was not to be questioned. That authority consisted of the Bible and Aristotle. Interpretations of the Bible were also not to be...

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  • Middle Ages
    The difference between these is that the manorial system was one part of feudalism. Feudalism was a bigger system than the manorial system. In the manorial system, some lord would be the ruler of...

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  • Middle Ages
    The relationship between these three groups was complicated and not always stable. There were times of tolerance and times of great intolerance. The three groups learned from one another but were...

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  • Middle Ages
    There are a number of crises that contributed to this reckoning. Three of the most important are: The Black Death. This plague, of course, killed a huge percentage of the population of Europe....

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  • Middle Ages
    Al-Sufi was an important astronomer of the Middle Ages. He lived in Persia in the 10th century CE. He is best known for his work entitled Book of Fixed Stars. A good deal of Al-Sufi's work...

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  • Middle Ages
    Economically, the “High Middle Ages” were a period of expansion. During this time there was a move toward town development in Europe along with the growth of city-states in Italy. This urban...

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