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History 286 Final Review 5) Explain the intellectual changes of the High Middle Ages (consider architecture, education, literature, intellectual debates) and their importance. (Pages 366-379 in Medieval Europe: A Short History) Although one might think the Great Plague would have a negative effect on all aspects of life during the High Middle Ages, this is not true. Although there was a large amount of death, the culture did not die. More than ever people were benefiting from the expansion of education and literacy. People began expressing their feelings through songs, art, and stories. Educators and philosophers moved on from the old problems and began contemplating how to resolve new ones. This time period was extremely influential for the future. The expansion of education led to more literate Europeans, including women. The number of boys and girls attending grammar schools and possibly going onto college was rising. Those who could read would read to the illiterate in order to spread knowledge and information. That person spread the power of the written word. People in
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2008 for the course HIST 286 taught by Professor Feigerson during the Fall '06 term at Quinnipiac.

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