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Middle Ages

Age of Continuity the rise of diocletian to the 900's called the late antiquity when things continue the same way
what three groups invaded europe in the 10th century magyars, muslims, and vikings. vikings were the most threatening
Localism the age that came right after the invasions. it formed feudalism and manorialism and everything became localized especially the government and economy
Feudalism a political and military system designed to provide stability and security by creating local solutions to local problems
Manorialism an economic and social system designed to provide stability and sustainability by creating local solutions to local problems
Social Hierarchies people were born into their status and you could rarely change your status
National Hierarchy low to high: knights, local lords, magnates, king
Local Hierarchy low to high: laborers, professionals knights, lord
Church Hierarchy low to high: priests/monks, officials, bishops/abbots, pope
what two powers did those who pray hold control of education and control of salvation, the church was for talented and ambitious people and was the only career for women who didn't want to be married
what did those who fight do that was frowned upon knights fight and they usually raped women
what three ways were those who worked oppressed they were economically oppressed - poor, politically oppressed - no say in gov't, militarily oppressed - indiscriminate violence and conscripted at any time
Age of Faith people strongly believed in heaven and hell priests told everyone what to believe in because people couldn't read. they held all the power and wealth
what was the only international institution operating during almost of the middle ages the church
What are the three kinds of power in the catholic church heaven/ hell, excommunication, interdict
heaven/hell the church controlled the sacraments that determined whether you go to hell or heaven
excommunication the pope could kick anyone out of the church if they disobeyed
interdict the pope could close down all the churches in a community if they disobeyed
sacraments sacred rituals of the church at birth, coming of age, marriage, and death
superstition limited education encouraged belief in intolerance and this
Saints people who allegedly had great faith and power and were focused on when others had fears of concerns
Created by: emassmann