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Unformatted text preview: • empires didn’t really interact-lack of technology- but interfered in the affairs of others w.o justification o victorious empires absorbed vanquished ones • roman empire fell, no other empire strong enough to replace (15 th ish century) o Europe governed by feudal units, principalities, dukedoms, monarchies all under the control of the Catholic church local lords represent interests of church and Christian doctrine o “Crusade was an enterprise of all Christendom and had to be proclaimed by the pope, preached and organized by clergy as well as by lay rulers.” II. The Emergence of the Modern State and the Contemporary International System 21/01/2008 21:46:00 21/01/2008 21:46:00...
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- Spring '08
- Christianity, Latin American Empires, Ancient Times Greek, I. Global Politics