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Key Terms Iconoclasm Donation of Constantine Papal State Pepin the Short Carolingians Charlemagne “Dark Ages” Battle of Tours (Poitiers) 732 Missi Dominici Holy Roman Empire Carolingian Renaissance Einhard (770-840) Alcuin Seven Liberal Arts— Trivium (grammar, rhetoric, dialectic)+ Quadrivium (arithmetic, geometry, astronomy, music)
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The Byzantine and Sassanid Empires c. 600
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Expansion of the Islamic Caliphate up to 750
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Orthodox Christian Icons
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Italy in the early 8 th century
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Charlemagne as the new Roman emperor
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Carolingian Renaissance Rebirth of learning and artistic production in the early 8 th and 9 th centuries (peak under Charlemagne and Louis the Pious)
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Unformatted text preview: • Goal: preservation and emulation of Roman models, rather than radical innovation • Emphasis on correct Latin • Limited impact on the society (court, monastic schools, clergy) • Emphasis on standardization of education: trivium ( grammar, logic, rhetoric) and quadrivium (arithmetic, geometry, music astronomy = Seven Liberal Arts • Invention of the new script—Carolingian minuscule • Parchment rather than paper as the main writing material • Book copying and illumination as the most prominent activity and area of artistic expression The Carolingian Empire as the New Israel Carolingian Renaissance Carolingian Renaissance...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course HIST 001 taught by Professor Jasonstrandquist during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.

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