HST 104 2.16.07

HST 104 2.16.07 - February 16, 2007 HST 104 Europe Three...

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February 16, 2007 HST 104 Europe Three phases 1. Classical Romans Greeks Greeks gave us: Democracy Philosophy Math Literature Mechanics of the Universe Medicine Libraries of books on topics. Philosophers: Aristotle, Socrates, Plato. Romans inherit literature Politics, history Military Ruthless Create peaceful living environment. Trade Urban; not many farms, villages. Invasions of the Germanic tribes ends classical world. Germans wanted to be a part of the technologically advanced Roman world. "Barbarians" Language sounded like "Ba, ba". So many "barbarians" that they crush the Western Roman world +/- 450AD Not only German. French, Hispanic, Anglo-Saxon, etc. 2. Medieval (450AD - 1400AD) Medieval: "Middle" (Middle Ages) Beginning -> Dark Ages Lived in dirt fortresses on tops of hills. Went to the bottom of the hills during the day to grow crops.
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Lasted 200-300 years. Did not have nations. Charlemagne
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course HST 104 taught by Professor Unsure during the Spring '07 term at UMass Dartmouth.

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HST 104 2.16.07 - February 16, 2007 HST 104 Europe Three...

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