Monthly Archives: March 2014

High Renissance Action

The High Renaissance, unlike the Early Renaissance, was a time of exploration, as well as a time for some of the greatest artists, writers, and musicians the world had seen.  Just as the Medieval Ages had given humanity the feudal … Continue reading

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Early Renaissance Thinking

Following the destruction created by the spread of the Black Death in the 14th century, Europe experienced a remarkable resurgence characterized by a flourishing of cultural, economic, and political expansion. The Renaissance – or rebirth – was centered in Florence, … Continue reading

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Black Death and the Late Middle Ages

Imagine an illness so powerful that people who go to bed healthy do not live until dawn. It kills most of the people exposed to it, depending on the particular strain. Imagine a plague that kills an estimated 35% of … Continue reading

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Church Life in the Middle Ages

The High Middle Ages appears in history to be a time when people were focused on: building cities, an emerging middle class, monarchies and universities.  Much of the before mentioned activities can be understand by discussing the Pilgrimage Church and … Continue reading

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