Humanities 05.05.08

Humanities 05.05.08 - Humanities 05.05.08 6A: Introduction...

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Humanities 05.05.08 6A: Introduction to Early Medieval Society 1. The “3 Ingredients” a. Roman Culture b. Christian Culture c. Germanic “barbarian” culture 2. Europe as Frontier Society Definition of family, marriage, sexuality How did the culture medieval come to be? Today is a back ground transition of Roman Culture to Medieval Culture *BAD to use Medieval ages! o Instead Middle Ages or Medieval era/period It came from the Enlightenment o Saw it was unimportant o The period from the glorious Roman the renaissance o Significant achievements: 1. Culture 2. Parliament 3. Trial by juries 4. Universities are a product of medieval culture 5. Arranged marriages * 6. Growth of an ideal companion marriage, a marriage based on love and compassion How does the society get form? 1. Early medieval society - a fusion of 3 preexisting societies with sets of values o There are values and culture that are derived from Christianity, Germanic, and Roman
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Humanities 05.05.08 - Humanities 05.05.08 6A: Introduction...

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