APAH-Chapter 16 - Chapter 16 Europe after the fall of Rome I Early Medieval Art in the West A The Dark Ages 1 The Period between the dying Roman

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Chapter 16: Europe after the fall of Rome I. Early Medieval Art in the West A. The Dark Ages 1. The Period between the dying Roman Empire’s adoption of Christianity and the Renaissance is known as the Dark Ages 2. 400-1400 3. Scholars believed that this period was rough and uncivilized, and crude with primitive art B. The Medieval Fusion 1. Early Medieval Civilization in Western Europe represents a fusion of Christianity, the Greco-Roman heritage, and the cultures of the non-Roman people north of the Alps 2. The Romans had believed everyone else was a barbarian C. The Art of the War Lords 1. During the late antiquity, Rome’s power waned which resulted in conflicts with many non-Roman peoples in Europe 2. The Visigoths had control of Italy and Southern France 3. The Franks had control over France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and parts of Germany 4. The Ostrogoths moved from Pannonia to Italy under Theodoric 5. Anglo-Saxons inhabited Roman Britain 6. Celts inhabited France and the British Isles including Ireland
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Art Inst. Boston.

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APAH-Chapter 16 - Chapter 16 Europe after the fall of Rome I Early Medieval Art in the West A The Dark Ages 1 The Period between the dying Roman

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