Waiting for the end
M the written way to describe the year 1000, much less menacing than they year 1000
Terrors of the Year 1000
Gog & Magog Raoul Glaber
Millenarianism the ancient Christian intellectual tradition. It is a subset of how t
Lent 40 days of fasting leading up to easter
Fast not eating at all. In medieval calendar there was about 150 days.
Solitudo a place of solitude w
Forestium an early medieval word to describe where trees are particularil numerous
Reform in the cloister
Monastic Consuetudines A group of monastaries that are consciously associated with
themselves following the same rule.
Cluny The first monastic order in
Primary Sources History 210
The Life of St. Columba:
Ecclesiastical History, Bede Book 1: Talks about Britain, picts, Saxons, Gregory, and augastine
From Roman to Merovingian Gaul: Discue bonifaces interaction with various popes, inquiring
about their rec
Making the difference in the Iron Century Review session Saturday 17th
Maiestas Domini Magesty of the Lord
Consanguinity Same bloodedness. Marrying your brothers, sisters, and cousins. In ancient
times the Carolingian policy was 4th cousins. This hampered
If King Arthur existed at all, one of the few successful Briton leaders who resisted the anglosaxons
Centralized government doesnt exist in the area.
It was called a heptarchy, as though there were 7 kings who ruled England, at least 8
major kings and d
John of Damascus on Byzantine Authority
The establishment of Christianity as a major religion caused many changes in the
landscape of the medieval world. As Christianity continued to grow, develop, and spread
Dark Age Economics
Dhuoda A highly literate woman preceeding Charlemagne. She shows the success of his
program, he brought textual information to a laywoman.
Denarius Small silver coins of the carolingeans. With karolus on one side, small cross on the
Carolingians - Modern monarchy, modern historials label to refer to the same bloodline. Because
so many people were named Charles. They managed to impose a kind of peace on Europe. Were
roman in their dedication to warfare.
Pepinids Family of Pipin of Her
A Dark-Age Image-Problem
Iconoclasm Controversy/Crisis Icons survivedmuch better inside the byzantine world.
Icon A religious image that has a sense of devotion that makes it more important than art.
Usually a frontal image of a religiously significant fi