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Middle Ages Prezi

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Sarah Beirouti

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Conclusion The Dark Ages were "dark" in the early era, however, after gaining such significant advantages such as; education, renaissance, fair laws, scientific discoveries, religious unity, universities, and an agricultural bloom, The Dark Ages weren't so dark after all. In fact, it was a helpful foundation for future generations in Late Middle Ages. Thus, it is invalid to state that The Dark Ages was a disastrous practice in The Early, Middle, and Late Ages. Is it justifiable to refer to the Middle Ages as the Dark Ages? Fair Laws Introduction To The Dark Ages Critical Thinking Questions -What are The Dark Ages?
-What introduced The Dark Ages to Western Europe?
-Why was it named "The Dark Ages"? For what significant reasons?
-What were the causes/effects of The Dark Ages?
-What were the long/short term effects of The Dark Ages?
-Who was affected by The Dark Ages? In what ways?
-How did social/political/economic/tecnological changes arise?
-What are the scientific achievements that The Dark Ages discovered? - -Collapse of Rome
-Western Europe entered a period of political, social, and economic decline
-Politically divided
-Largely cut off from advanced civilizations in the Middle East, China, and India
-Black plague
-Trade slowed to a trickle
-Towns emptied
-Classical learning virtually ceased Agricultural Bloom -Agricultural knowledge aided the West to excel in a progressing lifestyle.
-Iron tools were utilized in the Byzantine Empire.
-Feudalism introduced valued businesses with agriculture.
-Public safety was guaranteed under the feudal practice.
-Peace and wealth was assured. -A complex system of laws which promoted the practice of trade.
-Legal system brought flexibility and fairness for the majority.
-Germanic Law: each individual is tried by locals. Art During the Early Middle Ages, art was such a diverse and advanced subject to society. It introduced the theme of realistic imagery in the Art industry. The period also demonstrated the introduction of classical forms and traditions of architecture. Themes such as Gothic was widely known during this period. This period is known to be the first period of 'high art'. Religious Unity Europe, during the Early Middle Ages had an settlement with a united Church that followed the Bible as well as a specific philosophical tradition. European nations were in a state of peace due to religious causes. However, Islam was not in the same agreement with the West in which they instead, contributed mutually shared information. This resulted in intellectual boosts due to the exchange of ideas and information. Education Literacy was high, education (elementary, middle, high) was widespread-including the countryside. It was available to many citizens, and was widely accessible in Europe. Encyclopedias were introduced, including anthologies, and regular books. This introduction improved and prepared for the future generations of science (Galileo Newton) and other knowledge-based advancements. . Renaissance Advancements in literature, writing, the arts, architecture, and scriptural studies in the late eighth and ninth centuries. The Franks considered a reawakening of knowledge and culture in the Roman Empire. Languages such as Latin were replaced by various other languages in Europe. Scientific Discoveries Although progress in Science was slow during The Dark Ages period in the West, growth was stable and of high quality. The High Middle Ages were surrounded with blossoming science discoveries. Universities Emerge -The Classical Education was the system used by the Universities in the Early Middle Ages.
-Taught arts, law, medicine, and religion.
-Education for women was permitted. What obstacles did the Kings have to overcome in their efforts to gain power in Europe? What makes a king powerful in Europe? Support from Church and Popes/Superior individuals in Church.
A quantity of valued land pieces and loyal lords/peasants (Feudalism).
Modernized inventions and updated ideas.
politically, socially, and economically successful.
Big castle(s) and high defense.
Cultural Diversity.
Unifying Kingdom
A Revival of Learning
Religious Authority.
Agricultural Revolution.
Expanding Trade Routes.
Population Growth.
Growth of Towns and Cities. The High and Late Middle Ages - The Rise of Europe
(1050-1450) King's Obstacles Debate in which is the higher authoritative stance (Pope, or King).
Competition between King's Castles and military base.
Church dominating Medieval Life Excommunication of King if disobeys Church laws
Papal Supremacy.
Decentralized Authority
Investiture Controversy Rankings An Example of a "powerful" King Conclusion How did Europe change during the Middle Ages? SOCIALLY
ECONOMICALLY Socially Politically -Heath care was provided.
-Education was available.
-More than one power was centralized.
-Evolving traditions of government (Magna Carta, abeas corpus, parliament).
-Women and education evolve. Economically -Feudal economy undermined the noble power.
Growth of towns and cities.
-Commercial Revolution (begginings of modern business).
-Patnerships arose.
-Systems of insurance were developed. In Conclusion Although many significant changes were made that influenced Europe positively, The Black Plague has put an end to The European Empire. Causing many deaths to the citizens of Europe. Trading Process -Swapping ideas/culture/practices/knowledge/language.
-Catholic church begins to loose superiority and influence.
-Latin language begins to reach its decline, thus branching out new forms of the Latin language (French, English, Italian... etc).
-Population lessened due to the Bubonic Plague.
-Classical knowledge arose.
-Europeans converted to Roman Catholic religion.
-Church dominated medieval life.
-Unified empire.
-New approaches in Science and mathematics.
-Making art in stoe and glass.
-Paintings, Manuscripts, and Tapestries were made.
-Religion unifies the empire. Trade Routes Video on the VALIDITY of The Dark Ages When people rely on Christianity for answers... Before The Dark Ages began...
Invasions Main Reasons Why
The Dark Ages
Weren't So "Dark" An example of a man who "unified" the Empire... Charlemagne Kings would build castles for defense against central powers (Pope).
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