Topic 7.6 - Learning, Literature, and the Arts
Terms in this set (28)
brought prestige and profit, as well as education, to the cities in which they were located
arithmetic, geometry, astronomy, music, grammar, rhetoric, and logic
language of medieval university students
Growth of Universities in the Middle Ages occurred due to ....
.... the need for educated government and Church officials
Bologna, University Of Bologna
a city in Northern Italy where the first university began to study law (granted charter in 1158 but started earlier)
Paris university founded in the 1100s
Women were expected to pursue their "natural gifts" at home by ...
.... raising children, managing the household, and doing needlework.
Children were expected learn how?
Informally alongside their parents and from the Church, they learned basic Christian beliefs. Or they learned a trade through an apprenticeship
using reason and logic to support Christian beliefs
Women were not allowed to attend universities; however, some females attended ....
convents or private schools for girls in order to get an education.
wrote Summa Theologica, and concluded that faith and reason exist in harmony
the everyday language of ordinary people
wrote the Divine Comedy, an epic poem that takes the reader on an imaginary journey into hell, purgatory, and heaven - in Italian
wrote the Canterbury Tales, about a band of pilgrims traveling to Saint Thomas Becket's tomb who tell stories along the way
main characteristics were pointed arches, ornate stained glass windows, and flying buttresses
main characteristics were rounded arches, vaulted ceilings, heavy walls ornately decorated with small windows
the artistic decoration of books, used color and gold leaf to illuminate the passages
Christine de Pisan
educated woman of her time who wrote poetry and commentary on women's place in society - wrote The City of Ladies - states that women are capable of learning and understanding just as well as men
had translated works of Artistotle and other Greek thinkers, along with commentaries, into Arabic (Jewish and Christian scholars in Spain translated these works into Latin)
Europeans adopted this number system, which was much easier to use than the Roman system
included tales of the common people, and epics, which are long narrative poems about knight and chivalry
medieval art forms
stone sculptures, stained glass windows, tapestries and illumination
The artistic decoration and miniature designs along the margins of books and manuscripts
"The Song of Roland"
poem that focuses on one of Charlemagne's brave and honorable knights
written by Rodrigo Diaz, mainly about Christians and Muslims fighting
wrote Secret History, the Byzantine campaign against Persia
considered world's first female historian who wrote Alexiad
images of religious figures venerated by Byzantine Christians
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
10.3 The Protestant Reformation
Topic 10.3 and 4 Protestant Reformation and Reformation Ideas Spread
Topic 10.2 The Renaissance in Northern Europe
Topic 10.1 The Italian Renaissance