Royalty In The Middle Ages  

The Middles Ages is been referred as the period between the fifth century to fifteenth century. The Middle Age is also called as the Medieval Period and/or the Dark Ages. It is referred as Dark Ages by the modern scholars as the Roman Empire fell in the year 476. The Middles Ages is also adverted as the era of European history.

The fall of the Roman Empire leaded to the development of the early modern era. This period is divided into 3 different categories mainly the pre-medieval age (Classical), medieval age and post medieval age (Modern). The name of this period was coined way back in the fifteenth century, stating it the period of deviation from classical learning. The early Middle Ages was witness to the impact and trends set in ancient times resulting in depopulation, de-urbanization and augmented barbarian and other attacks. The eastern Roman Empire were conquered and captured by Islamic rulers in Middle East and North Africa. Later, civilization started progressing with more and more trying to get civilized in societies which lead to the establishment of feudal systems.

This allowed them to return to systemic agriculture. The northern and western Europe continued to undergo urbanization. In the period from the 1000 to the 1300, a movement started to recapture the Holy Land initiated by the Christians as the Christian art and architecture started flourishing in Europe. Slowly, whole of the Europe came under influence of Christianity that resulted in emergence of Christian countries. Establishment of courtly and chivalry rules were set, educational philosophers tried to settle grounds and conviction among people. There were some terrific accomplishments that took place in Middle Ages like the Fibonacci and code of Justinian. Almost every part of Europe contributed that includes painting of Giotto, philosophy of Thomas Aquinas, fabulous architecture of Notre Dame de Paris and poetry by Chaucer and Dante.

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What-Did-People-Eat-In-The-Middle-Ages      The major sources of food in the Middle Ages were agricultural fields, gardens and adjoining territories. Livestock was another source of food, cattle and sheep were the main sources used in northern Europe, whereas, in southern Europe fruits, vegetables and herbs were commonly used. Butter was not used in this period in fact people used Olive Oil. More..




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