Origins of the Middle Ages

Origins of the Middle Ages - The Middle Ages and Medieval...

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The Middle Ages and Medieval Europe Introduction 500-1350 AD Medieval period or middle ages, in the middle of Classical Greece and now Focus on European countries The ideas of Greece and Rome are fairly familiar to us, but in the middle ages, there are very strange ideas. “how would you argue that our ideas come from the classical world but our institutions come from medieval world? o Democracy is ancient. Based on british parliament, which is a medieval institution o Christianity from the classical world (Rome), but the institution of the Church is a medieval institution o Classical idea of justice was stressed, but the justice system of today is based on medieval institution Roman and German Practices Medieval world ruled by Germans Different practices than the Romans did o Roman cities were center of government for the Romans / German tribes were center of government for the Germans o Romans had elected magistrates; Germans were dominated by tribal chieftains,
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2010 for the course HIST 1001 taught by Professor Sheehan during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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