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02-11-09 Notes - Military Culture and Warfare(Song of...

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Feudal Society and the Social Hierarchies of Early Medieval Europe Breakup of Charlemagne’s Empire, Meaning of “Feudalism”? Decentralization and Duty, Neither Ancient nor Modern Personal Relation to Power Impact of Invasions from North, Vikings (Normandy), Magyars, Muslims – Empire was unable to protect inhabitants, led to collapse Economic Components of Feudalism Manorialism: Serfs and Lords of the “Manor” Localism, Dependence, Labor, Feudal Payments and Dues Marriage, Conditions of Peasant Life Political Components of Feudalism Unity of Public and Private Power, Judicial Power of Lords
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Unformatted text preview: Military Culture and Warfare (Song of Roland , c. 1100) Lords, Vassals, and Fiefs Hierarchical Social Order Role of Church in Political System Cultural Components of Feudalism Emphasis on Duties rather than Rights Denial of Equality, Religious Pyramid, Social Pyramid Great Chain of Being Long-Term Effects of Feudalism: Contributes to the Emergence of Monarchies? Loyalty to a Political System Contrasting Development? England, France, Germany German Context: Otto the Great (936-973) Holy Roman Empire Legacy of Feudalism ? Early Monarchies?...
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