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HISTORICAL ANALYSIS 1 Historical Era Analysis: Antiquity and Medieval Terri Lynn Coleman Randolph School of Education, Liberty University Author Note Terri Lynn Coleman Randolph I have no known conflict of interest to disclose. Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Terri Lynn Coleman Randolph. Email: [email protected] Final Grade 191/200 All correction made prior to upload.
HISTORICAL ANALYSIS 2 Abstract The Antiquity Era was fueled by an extended period of political unrest and social turmoil. At that time, philosophies were created to give order and meaning to people. It was also during that era that the introduction of Christianity began to rise. The Medieval Era saw introduction of different philosophical thoughts regarding education and students. During that era Christianity was extremely important. This paper will identify prominent philosophies constructed and utilized during those two eras, the critical tenets of those philosophers, and a description of how they coincide with a Biblical worldview. Keywords:Antiquity, Medieval, Christianity,
HISTORICAL ANALYSIS 3 Historical Era Analysis: Antiquity and Medieval The Antiquity and Medieval Era provides the world with philosophies created due to events that occurred during that time. The Antiquity Era consisted of theorists who functioned through a time of great turmoil. Theoristsphilosophic primary focus during that time was on rituals and cultural heritage as this was the foundation of their plan for restoration of power. For each theorist, this could be achieved by acquiring education. The Medieval Era was a time when Christianity was prominent due to the teachings of the Catholic Church. Despite the popularity of Christianity theorists during that era found issues with teachings in the church. Through creation of their philosophies, each theorist incorporated religion with their philosophy of education. While a Biblical view is not much evident during the Antiquity Era, there are times when a connection can be made. However, during the Medieval period, the Biblical view was prominent and displayed within all the philosophies created during that era. Historical Era 1: Antiquity Era Antiquity Era was an extended period when great turmoil had changed Ancient Greece and Rome's political makeup. That era introduced theorists such as Confucius, Plato, Aristotle, and Quintilian, all of whom were significant in constructing Western civilization’s intellectual foundations (Gutek, 2011). Each theorist made significant contributions during that historical era. A common theme linking those four theorists was order and stability.

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