HIEU201Lecture23

HIEU201Lecture23 - HIEU 201 Oct 22nd, 2008 The Formation of...

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HIEU 201 Oct 22 nd , 2008 The Formation of Christendom: 1. Early Medieval Economies and Societies a. The Manor System b. Trade and Commerce i. Trading routes ii. Development of the lumber trade c. Agro-literate Society Literacy and the Rise of a Clerisy i. Traditional society 1. 2. The creation of the feudal system vassalage ii. Cultural and cognitive centralization iii. Fundamental split between great and little traditions (elite vs. popular) iv. Stratified, horizontally segregated layer of military, administrative, clerical (and sometimes commercial) ruling classes v. Laterally insulated communities of agricultural producers 1. 2. Those Who Fight: The Nobility 3. Those Who Work: The Peasants 4. vi. East and West as examples of agro-literate societies: Kinship between Islam & Catholic Christianity up to Papal Revolution of 11 th Century d. i. 1. The adoption of the horse 2. Heavy-wheeled plow 3. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2009 for the course HIEU 201 taught by Professor Ridenhour during the Spring '08 term at UVA.

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HIEU201Lecture23 - HIEU 201 Oct 22nd, 2008 The Formation of...

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