lec 20 - History of Horticulture Lecture 20 Lecture 20...

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History of Horticulture: Lecture 20 1 Lecture 20 Lecture 20 Medieval Horticulture Breakdown of Roman Empire—Split into East and West Slow process brought about decline in technology “The Dark Ages” Rise of Christianity Heresy and Church Schisms Rise of Islam and Confrontation with the West Crusades From Mosaics of Jordan by Michele Piccirillo Mosaic of the Muses and Poets 3 rd century CE
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History of Horticulture: Lecture 20 2 Chapel of Suwayfiyah, Philadelphia Jordan, 3 rd century Mosaic of the Paradise, Madaba Jordan, late 6 th century A power relation between land and people Nobility Land owners Clergy Vassals (Peasants) Slaves, Serfs Feudalism
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