Framing the Early Middle Ages Europe and the Mediterranean, 400-800 by Chris Wickham

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In Framing the Early Middle Ages Chris Wickham aims at integrating documentary and archaeological evidence together, and also, above all, at creating a comparative history of the periodby means of systematic comparative analyses of each of the regions of the latest Roman and immediately post-Roman world, from Denmark to Egypt (only the Slav areas are left out).

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Framing the Early Middle Ages Europe and the Mediterranean, [1. The problem of urbanism] Chris Wickham There has been a great deal of disagreement over the nature of urban continuity into the ear-ly middle ages; this has both fruitful and unfruitful aspects. On the positive side, the urban debate.

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Older poetry continued to be copied during the last half of the 11th century; two poems of the early 12th century—“ Durham,” which praises that city’s cathedral and its relics, and “Instructions for Christians,” a didactic piece.

The myth of the flat Earth is a modern misconception that European scholars and educated people during the Middle Ages believed the Earth to be flat rather than spherical. The earliest documentation of a spherical Earth comes from the ancient Greeks (5th century BC).

Since the s AD, scholars have supported that view, and by the Early Middle Ages (– AD), virtually all scholars. Illumination was a complex and frequently costly process. It was usually reserved for special books: an altar Bible, for example. Wealthy people often had richly illuminated "books of hours" made, which set down prayers appropriate for various times in the liturgical the early Middle Ages, most books were produced in monasteries, whether for their own use, for presentation, or for a.

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