2.4 LARCH 060 - LARCH 060 Thursday February 4, 1999...

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LARCH 060 Thursday February 4, 1999 Announcements: Exam #1 is on Thursday February 11th in class. Lecture notes: MIDDLE AGES (500-1500): Land/Environment: Physically varied, generally supportive of settlement, Fear of unknown to curiosity Socio-cultural milieu: Feudalism to commercialization Neoplatonica to humanistic Christianity Monastacism to adventive travel The Barbarian intrusion during the fall of Rome led to a defensive pattern, which led to the feudal system due to soldiers who turned into landowners forgetting the mission of Rome Led to the building of castles and walled cities due to fears of Barbarians (Huns, Vikings, Goths, Vandals) Christian thinking: St. Augustine was symbolic of the early Christian thought----soul and heaven mattered, Earth did not matter, their focus was on the hereafter, "knowledge from the past" Monks move into the monestaries which had secluded design features Lords protected the Manor which was similar to the monestary. Lords
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