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Decline and Rise of the Medieval Towns and Cities On October 18 th , I attended a presentation on the decline and rise of the medieval towns and cities by Barry Levis. There were many different important aspects discussed in the presentation. I found many of the different view points and ideas extremely interesting. Also, during the presentation I couldn’t help but think to myself how this was relating to many of the issues that we discussed in class. Levis started by explaining how it became a tradition that when a man died he left some of his money to the emperor. However, Christianity quickly impacted this because they were convincing people to give money to the church. This was interesting because of course in the end this would cause problems. Also, there was large an advancement of the current weapons and armor. For example, they were able to fire arrows so fast that they would penetrate the chain mails and kill soldiers. For this reason, they had to
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Johnal during the Spring '08 term at Rollins.

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