MidtermReview - ID TERMS The Decameron 3 Crop Rotation Collection of stories critical of society but also celebrating life Written 4 years after the

MidtermReview - ID TERMS The Decameron 3 Crop Rotation...

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ID TERMS The Decameron Collection of stories critical of society but also celebrating life Written 4 years after the plague Important because it was a reflection of worry and angst and need to reform society Bocaccio 3 Crop Rotation Farming technique that gives better soil (allows them to maximize the land) Wheat, beans / legumes → population growth Marco Polo From Venice Traveller, merchant Travels to Mongol empire for 24 years Late 1200s Representative of trade links from E to W Menocchio Own cosmology about the world Killed because he was against catholic authorities Story unearthed in 1976 Henry VII of England War of the Roses (York v. Lancaster) He gets power (so many died in the war.. He was a relatively distant relative) Start of Tudor monarchs Diluted noble power by strengthening ties to court and breaking up noble property across kingdom Taille Direct land tax (1439) Symbol of Louis XI’s control through policy in France Shutting in Shut off the world when you go to sleep Escaping the dangers of the outside world Carnival Party, religious holiday Letting off steam Spinning Party Place for young people to meet Andrea Doria From Genoa Naval Captain From an old noble family Switches allegiances Setup republic of Genoa (stabilizes government) Representative of the politics (backstabbing, fractious) Wealth based on mediterranean
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Medici Bank Florence Run by Medici family 1397 Giovanni started it Important for the survival of Florence Cosimo was returned from exile because the bank was so important Pope uses bank Brought family of farmers into power (basis of Medici power) Papal States Ruled by Pope Popes have short rules Secular and religious power Religious power helpful because if you are going to war, you’re fighting under the Pope Shows power of Catholic church but also that all states are run in similar power structure (rule of families) Donation of Constantine Forged doc
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