Feudalism and Manorialism

Feudalism and Manorialism

During the early Medieval times, everyone was born into their social positions. The higher class of the kingdom includes the nobility who consists of kings, queens, knights, and landlords. The Lower class, which made up most of the population, consists of peasants and serfs. The basis for medieval economy was manorialism, an economic system structured […]

The Carolingian Renaissance

The Carolingian Renaissance

The Carolingian Renaissance occurred during the late eighth century, to the late ninth century, while Charlemagne was the Holy Roman Emperor. It was the first of 3 medieval renaissances, and it includes a major culture upbringing. Inspired by the Christian Roman Empire, changes in literature, art, architecture, and scriptural studies (among other small things), occurred […]

The Franks

The Franks

The most important of the Barbarian groups in the 400s A.D. and up, were the Franks. They were the most successful barbarian group by far, and made their mark on history. The Franks had two different “families”, the Merovingians, and the Carolingians. Clovis, was in the Merovingian family, which was in power before the Carolingians. […]

St. Augustine

St. Augustine

St. Augustine was a very significant member to the Christian society. He was an early Christian theologian and philosopher whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy. He is viewed as one of the most important Church Fathers for his writings in the Patristic Era. He questioned a lot of things about […]

How Christianity Changed Rome

How Christianity Changed Rome

Rome was a very traditional place, following every ancient religion or practice etc. for years. Until the third-century A.D., Christianity was introduced to the Roman people. Christianity was banned for a long time in Rome. The Roman people heard awful rumors about Christians involved in infanticide and sacrificial practices. Plus, Romans didn’t like new traditions. […]