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Although many nameless individuals worked to preserve the written tradition of what had gone before, there were few genuine high points in our philosophical history for a few hundred years. With the addition of many wars, such as the Hundred Years War, the population of Europe during the 14th century halved. Just like you, these men and women plied their respective trades, raised families, entertained themselves in their spare time, and followed the laws of their society.

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As the plays moved away from the church they took on more and more the attitude of the common people. When we hear the words “Anglo-Saxon literature,” Beowulf is probably the first thing that comes to mind. The people of ancient Bengal have left their marks in architecture, fine arts, sculpture and painting. Byzantine literature overlaps with Modern Greek literature which begins in the 11th century. During the ninth century, a British thinker named John Scotus Erigena applied the via negativa along with Aristotelean logic in order to develop a more carefully systematic description of the nature of reality in the neoplatonic view.

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During this time, the political power was switching from the imperial family to a militaristic government. An ideal wife embodied the four virtues of piety, purity, submissiveness and domesticity. Perhaps I'm used to professor Harl's delivery, but his rapid-fire speech combined with the occasional "uhs" really did not bother me. Nancy Van Deusen, (ed.), Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications. In England, 26 out of 27 ancient Cathedrals were started during the Romanesque period.

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Medieval and Renaissance Art History with special reference to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Studies. I was only a kid, but I was already weighed down with a burden of debt and half expected a bunch of Ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians to appear at my back door, demanding payment. Ultimately, it demonstrates common sense. The 19th century saw the invasion by Spanish troops of Northern Morocco. In Bengali the Ramayana by Krittivasa and the hundreds of lyrics by the famous poet Chandidas were written under the patronage of the rulers.

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The Irish nobility inter-married with the Gael-gall and gave them lands and property throughout the island but particularly in Ulster. Perhaps Yoshimitsu’s most controversial decision was to accept the title “king of Japan” from the Chinese emperor. DaVinci rarely gets credit for being the original Renaissance man. There are three notable occurrences in his life which are remembered. In addition, Renaissance literature revolved more around having a real humanistic protagonist with a real story to tell.

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These reformers, armed with their writings, verses or oral preaching, played a sizeable role in bridging the emotional chasm between practitioners of two predominant religions of India of that age. The more text-oriented style of European music began to influence England in the generation of Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585), known especially for his 40-part Spem in alium. The nobility, of course, used the general illiteracy of Sicily's poorer classes to its own advantage; all the easier to control them.

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When not eaten fresh, herring was typically salted, whereas cod was...wind dried. A boy of the Cathedral choir (and later at schools as well) was elected on Saint Nicholas day (December 12). Each human being is a microcosm in whom analogues of these four fundamental elements combine to produce a dynamic whole whose existence and activity mirror those of the universe. Augustine was certainly one of the strongest minds in the early Church, and yet we find him mentioning, with much seriousness, a story that sundry innkeepers of his time put a drug into cheese which metamorphosed travellers into domestic animals, and asserting that the peacock is so favoured by the Almighty that its flesh will not decay, and that he has tested it and knows this to be a fact.

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Scotus suggests that cognition of God, and cognition generally, can occur in one of two ways: either abstractively or intuitively. Meistersong meets its apotheosis with the famous meistersinger Hans Sachs (1494-1576). The medieval period covers a period of about 1,000 years, half of the time since the birth of Christ. In doing this, and because he was a Christian, he gained the enmity of his pagan colleagues and was put to death.