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Medieval History: Life in the Middle Ages & Renaissance

Medieval History: Life in the Middle Ages & Renaissance
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Home Click here to jump straight to the articles: Original Preface. The Catholic Encyclopedia, as its name implies, proposes to give its readers full and authoritative information on the entire cycle of Catholic interests, action and doctrine. What the Church teaches and has taught; what she has done and is still doing for the highest welfare of mankind; her methods, past and present; her struggles, her triumphs, and the achievements of her members, not only for her own immediate benefit, but for the broadening and deepening of all true science, literature and art — all come within the scope of the Catholic Encyclopedia. Designed to present its readers with the full body of Catholic teaching, the Encyclopedia contains not only precise statements of what the Church has defined, but also an impartial record of different views of acknowledged authority on all disputed questions. The work is entirely new, and not merely a translation or a compilation from other encyclopedia sources.

Medieval Life and Times The Theory of Two Truths in India 1. Ābhidharmikas / Sarvāstivāda (Vaibhāṣika) In the fourth century, Vasubandhu undertook a comprehensive survey of the Sarvāstivāda School's thought, and wrote a compendium, Treasury of Knowledge, (Abhidharmakośakārikā AbhiDK; Mngon pa ku 1b–25a) with his own Commentary on the Treasury of Knowledge (Abhidharmakośabhāṣya AbhiDKB, Mngon pa ku 26b–258a). This commentary not only offers an excellent account of the Sarvāstivādin views, including the theory of the two truths, but also offers a sharp critique of many views held by the Sarvāstivādins. Vasubandhu based his commentary on the Mahāvibhāṣā (The Great Commentary), as the Sarvāstivādins held their philosophical positions according to the teachings of the Mahāvibhāṣā. The Sarvāstivādin's ontology[2] or the theory of the two truths makes two fundamental claims. 1.1 Conventional truth To see how the Sarvāstivādins defend these two claims, we shall have a close look at their definitions of the two truths. 1.2 Ultimate truth 2. 3.

Medieval and Renaissance Fact and Fiction undefined This page is meant to be a guide to resources available on the Web for people who are interested in the history, culture, literature and re-creation of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. There are hundreds of sites on the Middle Ages on the Web. I know I have only a small percentage of what is out there, but I have tried to organize this site so that you will have an easier time finding what you want. Please e-mail me to let me know about good sites that I haven't included yet. Welcome to my site. Table of Contents There are two other related pages on Sharon's Medieval Web Site that you may enjoy visiting Visit my other Web Pages Sign my Guest Book Major Archives and Pages of Links Guide to Archaeology on the Internet An article in the Athena Review. The Labyrinth at Georgetown University NetSERF "The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources" Old English Pages by Cathy Ball at Georgetown University The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies This Site includes: Archives of Documents

Plague, Plague Information, Black Death Facts, News, Photos -- National Geographic Plague is a bacterial infection found mainly in rodents and their fleas. But via those fleas it can sometimes leap to humans. When it does, the outcome can be horrific, making plague outbreaks the most notorious disease episodes in history. Most infamous of all was the Black Death, a medieval pandemic that swept through Asia and Europe. It reached Europe in the late 1340s, killing an estimated 25 million people. The Black Death lingered on for centuries, particularly in cities. The first well-documented pandemic was the Plague of Justinian, which began in 541 A.D. The cause of plague wasn't discovered until the most recent global outbreak, which started in China in 1855 and didn't officially end until 1959. The animal reservoir for plague includes mice, camels, chipmunks, prairie dogs, rabbits, and squirrels, but the most dangerous for humans are rats, especially the urban sort. Types of Plague Plague Today Plague still exists in various parts of the world.

Reusable Art The Britannia Lexicon Have you always wanted to travel back in time to the Middle Ages but were hesitant because you didn't speak the language? Presenting the Britannia Lexicon of strange legal, feudal, chivalric, monastic, military and architectural terms to help you understand what those guys back then were really trying to say. In addition, we will soon be including lengthier entries on particular events, wars, movements and organizations, called "Sidebars of History" which will give a more in-depth view of life, politics and religion in medieval Britain. We wish to acknowledge the following sources used in the preparation of The Britannia Lexicon: Adams, Michael (aka Morgoth), "Feudal Terms of England (and other places)", Cormack, Patrick, "English Cathedrals", Fry, Plantagenet Somerset, "Castles of the British Isles", Humble, Richard, "English Castles, Platt, Colin, "The Abbeys and Priories of Medieval England", Thorold, Henry, "Cathedrals, Abbeys and Priories of England and Wales."

EyeWitness To The Middle Ages and Renaissance Life in a Christian Monastery, ca. 585"When he was dead his body was not placed with the bodies of the brethren, but a grave was dug in the dung pit, and his body was flung down into it. . . " Crime and punishment in a medieval monastery: the monastery's Abbott provides insight into the monastic life. The Vikings Discover America, ca. 1000"There was no want of salmon either in the river or in the lake." Five hundred years before Columbus, the Vikings discover a New World. Invasion of England, 1066The Norman conquest of Anglo-Saxon England described through the images of the 900 year-old Bayeux Tapestry. Anarchy in 12th Century EnglandThe Anglo-Saxon Chronicle paints a sobering picture of life in 12th century England that contrasts strikingly with Hollywood's image of the Middle Ages. The Murder Of Thomas Becket, 1170The killing of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Crusaders Capture Jerusalem, 1099The assault and capture of the Christian "Navel of the World"

Filosoferen in groep Filosoferen is een vorm van intensief leven. In de omgang met mensen uit zich dit in een bereidheid tot onderzoek naar de waarheid en de waarde van heersende denkbeelden, ideeën en overtuigingen. Er zijn allerlei varianten : de Lipman-traditie in het filosoferen met jongeren en kinderen de Nelson-traditie van de socratische gespreksmethode de Böhmiaanse open dialoog-traditie Een gesprek over wat belangrijk is : filosoferen met kansengroepen … Luister naar het interview met Kristof over filosoferen met kinderen op radio 1 : In deze workshop of training probeert u enkele varianten uit die bij uw doelgroep passen. Kristof Van Rossem begeleidt jaarlijks sessies Filosoferen met Kinderen en Jongeren voor diverse scholen in Vlaanderen en Nederland. In De Moeial, december 2013 verscheen een interview met Kristof en twee andere begeleiders in het filosoferen met kinderen, zie hier of klik hier (pdf, 209 kB).

Maps to be Used for the History of Europe Euratlas Periodis Web shows the history of Europe through a sequence of 21 historical maps, every map depicting the political situation at the end of each century. Here, on the left, are 21 mini-maps giving access to 21 full maps and to 84 quarters of maps with more detailed views of the states, provinces and main cities.Moreover, each map offers a historical gazetteer. Thus you can highlight in red each sovereign state and in green each dependent entity. See the Map Legend for more details. Navigation through the atlas is easy: on the left side of the pages, you simply need to choose a century for temporal navigation. Periodis is a historical atlas of a new kind. History by Periods History is a continuous string of events among which prominent facts sometimes emerge: wars, conquests, revolutions etc. Names Names of entities mentioned in the Periodis Historical Atlas are those officially used at the considered time.

The Skeptic's Dictionary Internet Resource for Studying the Church of the Middles Ages