Classical languages the scholarly tongues of medieval europe were latin (in the west) and greek (in the east) in the byzantine empire (aka the eastern roman empire, which remained intact for the duration of the middle ages), much ancient literature was preserved, and new greek works were composed in the ancient genres. Europe- ideas of loyalty and honor still remain in europe especially within the military many family names are medieval and in medieval times people took their name from their job many medieval structures churches and castles still stand(the most important one is the catholic church 🇬🇧🏯⛪️. Europe is the birthplace of the castle, and is home to the vast majority of 'authentic' castles in the world although european castles have passed their heyday, there are still tens of thousands of castles dotted across mainland europe some are 'disappeared', others are in ruins.
The study of history is important because it allows one to make more sense of the current world i believe the single most important reason to study history is that history teaches us to 'think' whether it is american, european, military, art, ancient, modern, religious, archaeological, etc history enables. The château comtal (count's castle) is a medieval castle within the cité of carcassonne, the largest city in europe with its city walls still intact the medieval cité lies within the modern city of carcassonne in the aude department, of which carcassonne is the prefecture, in the former province of languedoc. Spis castle - located in eastern slovakia, this is one of the largest medieval castles in europe hohensalzburg castle - sitting on top of a hill in austria, it was originally built in 1077, but was greatly expanded in the late 15th century.
Medieval japan may call to mind honorable sword-wielding samurai and stealthy ninja assassins these figures, often seen in popular movies and games about pre-modern japan, are only loosely based on reality in fact, many different types of people helped shape the medieval period over 400 years. Castles, the people and places in medieval europe, medieval and early modern europe, sose: history, year 8, qld introduction when most people think of castles, they immediately imagine the grand and majestic structures in which european royalty lives. Europe is the second smallest of the seven continents covering roughly 2% of the earth's surface the name 'europe' has long been thought to have been derived from the ancient myth of zeus and europa according to this tale, the great god zeus, seeing the lovely phoenician princess europa. Many of the ancient sources, however, were written by greeks, romans and other non-celts evidence indicates that the celts were spread out across a vast area of continental europe they lived as far east as modern-day turkey and even served as mercenaries for the egyptian queen cleopatra. Medieval europe (c590-c1500) the way of life in medieval europe (social, cultural, economic and political features) and the roles and relationships of different groups in society.
Medieval castles the word castle comes from the latin word castellum, they were fortified medieval structures that offered protection to nobility and other classes of people, although there were exceptions where medieval castles were used strictly for strategic positioning. One might imagine that before the modern age, humans were dirty and barbaric, not showering for days, weeks, or even months at a time but of course history is never so simple, and plenty of ancient cultures had their own sophisticated bathing rituals — whether for hygienic, religious, therapeutic. This article outlines the importance of water throughout history special attention is paid to the first urbanization of ancient civilizations, particularly in medieval cities, castles and monasteries had their own wells, fountains or cisterns usually towns built a few modest latrines for the inhabitants, but. What was the importance of ziggurats in ancient mesopotamia the people of ancient mesopotamia practiced a religion that modern scholars are only just now beginning to understand and the physical focal point of their religion were the monumental, triangular structures known as ziggurats.
Despite their importance use in the defense of medieval castles, the number and style of towers are useful in identifying structures moats, as seen in many illustrations of fairy tale castles, did exist in actuality and with strong defensive purposes. Neuschwanstein castle germany - the most famous castle in the world neuschwanstein castle, in germany, is one of the greatest castles in europe - and one of the world's foremost tourist attractions. The history of europe covers the peoples inhabiting europe from prehistory to the present the period known as classical antiquity began with the emergence of the city-states of ancient greece. The disease plundered the cultural and economic aspects of europe, during that time period the darkness of the plague is estimated to have killed the importance of greek mythology today, the ancient greek myths still fascinate readers throughout the world there are thousands of books. The middle ages, or medieval times, in europe was a long period of history from 500 ad to 1500 ad that's 1000 years it covers the time from the fall of the roman empire to the rise of the ottoman empire this was a time of castles and peasants, guilds and monasteries, cathedrals and crusades.
[view of the cardiff castle's courtyard from the keep] slap bang in the middle of our capital city, cardiff castle is one of wales' biggest tourist attractions in south east wales, caerphilly castle is one of the largest castles in europe it has a tower which out leans the italian tower of pisa. The first medieval castles were made from wood and there were circular fences surrounding the castles by the late stages of the medieval era, the castles were being built out of stone and these castles were sturdier than the original ones. In the aten sequence books, our hapless main character aten is desperately trying to get his hands on enough gold to make more fuel for his ship, so that he can blast off back into space and join his evil uncle lucie in conquering the universe.
Medieval tournaments medieval tournament origins early war games between rival knights and soldiers were called béhourds and could be fought on horseback or on the ground, these mock battles led to the creation of the medieval tournament, these early war games lacked the competitive edge and discipline needed to train knights for warfare and medieval elites came to the realisation that a new. Undoubtedly one of the better known castles of the medieval era, windsor castle was built in 11th century and hold the record for the longest occupied castle in europe the interior is designed in 19th century georgian style, and the well-preserved castle complex is utterly massive. Historical structure of monzón castle due to its important archaeological, architectural and historic value and becaus e it presents the best preserved structure on the 'domus templi route. The majority of castles were built by the barons and those with importance and wealth could afford to build large and imposing castles that rivalled the royal castles depending on their status and the amount of land they held, some barons controlled several large castles.