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Feudal Society in the Early Middle Ages (c. 900- c. 1200) I. Carolingian Empire a. order restored in some parts of former Roman Empire, missi dominici b. Collapse: Vikings, pirates, Muslims, Magyars c. “Feudalism”? II. Economic aspects of feudalism a. Manor (“manorialism”), lord, serf: mutual obligation III. Political aspects of feudalism a. Power relationships; lords and vassals b. Military culture, Song of Roland IV. Cultural aspects of feudalism a. Duty, not rights V. “Great Chain of Being”: a. Secular: serf → vassal → lord → king → God b. Church: individual believer → priest → bishop → archbishop → pope → God VI. Long term effects of feudalism: made possible strong monarchies?
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Unformatted text preview: Economic Revival and the Growth of Medieval Cities (c. 1100s-1300s) I. Agricultural revolution a. New technology: heavy plow, horse collar b. Three field system c. Cash, new markets II. Increases in population, towns, and trade a. New, urban-centered economy b. Italian cities (exotic, luxury goods); Flanders (wool); French trade fairs c. Italian invent modern banking; Usury (Jews and anti-Semitism?) III. New hierarchies a. Kings cities, taxation b. Guilds i. Apprentice journeyman master IV. Intellectual life: monasteries cities; universities; cathedrals...
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