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Europe notes - Europe 1 Politics a No centralized...

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Europe 1. Politics a. No centralized government, least stable in the world b. The Old i. Fragmented like Africa and Asian, feudalism and Roman Catholicism are the only connections ii. Monarchs had a habit of doling out land (not for keepsies) in exchange for loyalty and military service 1. Gave out land bc they couldn’t manage their own affairs— money was a problem c. Fiefdoms: owned by Tenants-in-chiefs, not ultimately loyal to the king nor were the knights bc they could make money themselves 2. Religion a. Catholicism i. good at keeping records, no crisis in bureaucracy, didn’t function as an institution of explanations ii. distant and disinterested iii. 2 things replaced the church—saint worship (leave offering, holy waters, shrines, etc) and increased presence of popular preachers, travel to different towns iv. Simony—corruption selling indulgences or offices, nepotism (purchase of salvation or indulgences) b. Scholasticism i. read past as evidence of god and what he wanted us to do (old way) 3.
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