Learn Introduction to the middle ages The dark ages? So much of what the average person knows, or thinks they know, about the Middle Ages comes from film and tv. When I polled a group of well-educated friends on Facebook, they told me that the word “medieval” called to mind Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Blackadder, The Sword in the Stone, lusty wenches, feasting, courtly love, the plague, jousting and chain mail. Roman de la Rose, M. 948, fol. 12r, 16th century (Morgan Library and Museum, New York) Perhaps someone who had seen (or better yet read) The Name of the Rose or Pillars of the Earth would add cathedrals, manuscripts, monasteries, feudalism, monks and friars. Internet History Sourcebooks 1. This project is both very large and fairly old in Internet terms. At the time it was instigated (1996), it was not clear that web sites [and the documents made available there] would often turn out to be transient. As a result there is a process called "link rot" - which means that a "broken link" is a result of someone having taken down a web page. In some cases some websites have simply reorganized sub-directories without creating forwarding links.
How the Pope Might Renew the Church Sacramento — I AM a Catholic, born in 1921 of Italian and Irish families and raised in California seminaries. After decades of work as a priest, I was astonished that Pope Paul VI appointed me a bishop in San Francisco. I love my church, and every night I pray that I might die in her warm, loving arms. Yet I worry about my church’s future. Basic doctrines will not change. Internet History Sourcebooks Internet Modern History Sourcebook The Internet Modern History Sourcebook now contains thousands of sources and the previous index pages were so large that they were crashing many browsers. See Introduction for an explanation of the Sourcebook's goals.
untitled So you’re starting to study for your AP European History exam and you come across your first document-based question (DBQ). You freak out. Don’t worry, that reaction is completely natural. After all, AP Euro is aimed at students interested in earning a first year college credit for History. It should come as no surprise that a college level class has a writing component. Sacred Texts: Pilgrim's map to Jerusalem This is part of a map of the pilgrimage route from London to Jerusalem drawn by the 13th-century historian Matthew Paris, who was a monk at St Alban's Abbey. It is one of several manuscripts in his handwriting and with his drawings, and occurs at the beginning of his universal history of the world. Enlarged image Zoomable high-resolution image Matthew Paris’s Map of the Route to Jerusalem. St Albans, c.1250 British Library Royal MS 14 C vii, f. 5 Copyright © The British Library Board
Genocide in the 20th Century: Bosnia-Herzegovina 1992-95 In the Republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina, conflict between the three main ethnic groups, the Serbs, Croats, and Muslims, resulted in genocide committed by the Serbs against the Muslims in Bosnia. Bosnia is one of several small countries that emerged from the break-up of Yugoslavia, a multicultural country created after World War I by the victorious Western Allies. Yugoslavia was composed of ethnic and religious groups that had been historical rivals, even bitter enemies, including the Serbs (Orthodox Christians), Croats (Catholics) and ethnic Albanians (Muslims). During World War II, Yugoslavia was invaded by Nazi Germany and was partitioned. A fierce resistance movement sprang up led by Josip Tito. Following Germany's defeat, Tito reunified Yugoslavia under the slogan "Brotherhood and Unity," merging together Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, along with two self-governing provinces, Kosovo and Vojvodina.
Course: AP European History Chapter 13: The Renaissance Material for an individual chapter will be given during one week; the test on that material will occur during the FOLLOWING week. So... the Renaissance test will be at the end of the next week. This week's test will be on the Summer Reading book: The Black Death by Robert Gottfried. Carmina Burana A drinking song. In the third and fourth stanzas the Latin frequentative adverbs are translated with their classical meaning, three times (ter), four times (quater), etc. It is possible, however, that they are used as ordinal adverbs, i.e. ter means thirdly, in the third place, etc.
AP European History Quizzes Advanced Placement European History The Renaissance The Renaissance - Multiple Choice More Multiple Choice on the Renaissance