War and Politics in the High Middle Ages(1000-1300 CE)
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By year 1000 literacy begins to spread again, and the economy and population rebound after the repeated invasions and
turmoil of the fall of the Frankish Kingd
Culture of the Hellenistic Period
Philosophy was abundant during the Hellenistic Period with many schools of thought created to debate
School of Skepticism:
Skeptics believed that everything could be questio
3. Beginning of Macedonian Dominance(322-30 BCE), Invasion of
Greece/Persia, and Alexander
Macedonia was originally considered to be a backward semi-barbaric state by the standards of Greeks.
Macedonia had no Poleis and was ruled b
17. Age of Religious Wars
The Huguenots were a group of French Calvinists, a branch of Protestantism. The French Huguenots
were always only a small portion of the population. In France we see a spill-over of the conflicts in
16. Age of Reformation
The reformation ended any hope of religious unity in Western Europe. Before the reformation, Western
Europe would still be considered to be a united religion in Catholicism. After the reformation, this would
First 4 books of the New Testament: The Gospels; Matthew, Marc, Luke, and John
Jesus becomes a preacher and prophet. The Jews believed that a Messiah would literally descend from
heaven, sent by God, and free th
The Early Middle Ages
Emperor Constantine reigns from 306-337 CE.
He has a vital role in stabilizing the empire, and beating back Rome's enemies.
Even with all of this, Western Rome eventually falls(476 CE)
In 476 CE Romulus Aug
1. Early Greek Civilization
Greeks were not the original civilization
Civilization requires agriculture, writing, urbanization
First Civilizations developed in Africa/Mesopotamia(along the Nile river, Egypt) followed by China and
Renaissance and Discovery
- Renaissance begins the modern world.
- The renaissance has no set time period, since the renaissance started at different times in
- Renaissance started in Italy in the 12th century a
2. Classical Greece
The classical period of Greece is considered the height of Greek culture, and cultivated the emergence of
great philosophers and ideals.
Classical period begins around 510 BCE, after the defeat of the Persian arm