Ch.5 Opening Ques - Kanwal Mirza Humanities 1301 009...

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Kanwal Mirza Humanities 1301 009 9-11-07 Ch.5 Opening Questions 1. What distinctive cultural traditions and peoples contributed to the formation of the West? Germanic ornamental vocabulary influenced Christian manuscripts as well as liturgical objects (pg. 125) Germanic tribes were a precursor to western culture (pg. 124) Charlemagne’s rule and ambition to learn greatly influenced and led up to present-day western culture (pg. 127) Development of the monastic complex encouraged literacy and developed it as a necessity in western culture (pg. 129) The first written novel played a major role in expanding literary horizons (pg. 131) Chivalry, which dictated conduct and manners, honored respect towards women, loyalty, and courage; all these qualities are still honored to this day (pg. 133) King William taking the census for taxation purposes set a precedent (pg. 134) Norman stone architecture (pg. 135) Poetry of the troubadours increased the appreciation of poetry (pg. 138)
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