Themes - 19:18:00 Diolcletian vs Constantine Diocletian breaks Roman empire into East and West Creates tetrarchy form of government An Augustus

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18/03/2008 19:18:00 Diolcletian vs. Constantine Diocletian breaks Roman empire into East and West. Creates tetrarchy form  of government. An Augustus assisted by a Caesar rules in the east, and  another set in the west. Divided empire into territories known as dioceses.  Constantine brought Roman territory back together, moved the capital to  Constantinople. They split over use of icons Idea of priests being sinners   Impact of Germanic migration it was a result of the huns displacing many different tribes who continued to  attack and break down Rome.  Unsophisticated society No organizational Wergeld  Family oriented Characteristics of Germanic Life- Threw criminals, adulterers,etc into bogs. found later preserved bog bodies Many more words for death and to torture than words of affection Germanic law was very personal; settled issues with trails of strength Strong family bonds among tribes o Comitatus- layed foundation to loyalty in the feudalism o Women worked in agriculture, men fought o Marriage was a partnership, but men had final say. 
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o Adultery was always blamed on the wife Theodoric fusing the societies of Rome and Ostrogoths.  Christian Church’s impact on social lives of ordinary people Gregory the Great-Papal States Text 122.  o Used persuasion over force to convert. Assimilated pagan practices  into Christianity. Christmas and the feast Built Churchs, clergy Fusion  Converting people for a remission of sins and salvation St. Augustine, St. Benedict, St. Patrick, St. Boniface   Development East vs. West East was wealthy. Stable, Control of Trade Routes. o Justinian,codefys laws More Urban West was agricultural, Expansion of Muslim Muhammad in 600’s. Write Qur’an  Spread by taxing those conquered extra and not allowing them to carry  weapons, so most people converted.  North Africa, Spain, Persia. Stopped by Byzantines and Franks.  Breakup of Carolingian Empire Carolingian empire divided, after Charlemagne died his son Louis the Pious  could not control Frankish Aristocracy, his sons fought and divided the  empire. 
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o Charles the bald-France o Louis the German- Germany o Lothair- Northern Italy Development of two distinct cultures, France and Germany. 
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Themes - 19:18:00 Diolcletian vs Constantine Diocletian breaks Roman empire into East and West Creates tetrarchy form of government An Augustus

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