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Unformatted text preview: MEDIEVAL EUROPE LECTURE • Christianity – Development of Christian Institutions and Doctrines • Council of Nicaea 325- Arians say God father and holy spirit are all different • Nicean Creed- basic statement of Christian faith, side with the idea of the trinity – Schism- • Roman Catholic- west—Bishop is identified as the Pope • Eastern Orthodox- all Bishops are equal • Doctrine of Petrine Succession- those in the west believe Jesus made peter chief of apostles, peter was bishop of Rome), people in East don’t believe the Bishop has full power over the Church because there are other bishops , this is why Christianity divides – Missionary Efforts- converts pagan tribes to Christianity, bring Roman and latin culture with them, bring with them political structure, each diacy is governed by a bishop • Medieval Society – Those Who Pray- the religious are on top of society (bishops, priests, monks, nuns) – Those who Fight- warriors will become knights, secular side of government in society...
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course HIST 1010 taught by Professor Kicklighter during the Fall '07 term at Auburn University.
- Fall '07
- World History