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HIST 100 week 10 Notes

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Kristin Heineman
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START OF FINAL!! 03/22/2016 ▯ ▯ Jesus of Nazareth  “historical Jesus”/ “biblical Jesus”  baptism and crucifixion o accusation of blasphemy  led to development of Christianity  one of the greatest spiritual  legacies of western civilization  eventually became the official religion of roman empire  “pagans”  Jesus was Jewish! John the Baptist  “the Plunger” ▯ Ages of Early Christianity  Apostolic age o From resurrection of Jesus o Until death of the last apostle, John o Acts = major source for the period  Ante- Nicene Period o 1 century – council of Nicaea o least studied period of early Christianity  first seven ecumenical councils o from first council of Nicaea to the 7 council of Nicaea ▯ New Testament  4 gospels (Mathew, Mark, Luke, John)  a narrative of the apostles’ activities right after Jesus’ death  7 authentic epistles by Saint Paul  7 more epistles that tradition attributes to Paul but that he almost certainly didn’t write  7 more epistles falsely accredited to 4 of the original 12 apostles  a densely symbolic dream vision of the end of the world How Christianity Would Have Looked to a Roman  poor people o slaves, women, non citizens  lack of other gods o disregard for ROMAN GODS  Dead god o Convicted criminal who is then worshiped o Who you eat, and drink his blood ▯ Paul  Originally Saul of Tarsus o Prosecuted followers of Jesus o Then, Converted  Began spread of Christianity to non Jews o Significant contribution The point of the tetrarchy is to stabilize boarders!!! Constantine  Legalized Christianity  Pagan o Means rustic  Demolished the tetrarchy  Solidified eastern an western empire o Seemed to have restored the empire ▯ Byzantium  Istanbul, once Constantinople  New capital city of roman empire  Western empire was in sever decline  Western side faring far better ▯ ▯ ▯ Christianity  No two groups of people believed the same thing o Jesus of Nazareth as biblical messiah o Son of god o Died on the cross and rose from the dead o Physically present in the bread and wine of the Eucharist  Constantine summoned a council to sort it out ▯ Arianism  Controversy over the trinity  Arius- priest in Alexandria o Teachings emphasized the father’s divinity over the son o Son was created by the father and therefore subordinate  Heresy- opposing teaching of universal beliefs of the church ▯ “Paganism” in the face of Christianity  paganism = derogatory word used by Christians  roman polytheism was still thriving in 1 and 3 centuryrd o temples repaired o often rededicated to deified emperors  adoption of cults of Isis and Mithras in Rome ▯ Goths  East Germanic tribes  Invaded by the Huns  Forced Goths to seek refuge in Roman Empire o Under leader Fritigern  Famine, harsh treatment by romans, revolt  Battle of Adrianople o Beginning of the end of the Roman Empire o Emperor Valens and 40,000 troops defeated  Killed along with 2/3 of army  Settlement of Goths o Those ‘federated’ by new Emperor Theodosius = Visigoths o Ostrogoths joined the Huns Visigoths  Under the leadership of Alaric o Lead his soldiers into Italy looking for payment  Rome refused, sieged city, Rome finally agrees  He asks for parts of N. Italy to settle o Rome refused  Alaric and Goths sack Rome for 3 days  Visigoths leave Italy, settle in Spain and Gaul as allies  Ironically, they were the keepers of Romany legacy ▯ Vandals  Another Eastern Germanic tribe  Around 400, they started moving into Empire o Settle in N. Africa  They sack Rome  Odoacer dispose W. Roman Emperor o End of roman empire ▯ Ostragothic Kingdom  Emperor Zeno upset with Odoacer  Maintains Roman Law and administration  With Theodoric’s death, end of kingdom ▯ Lombards  From Scandinavia o Encountered and defeated the Gepids  Invaded Italy o Largely unopposed, depopulated after Gothic War  Most “barbarian Frankish Kingdom  One of the Germanic tribes that continued  Established by Clovis o Merovingian Dynasty o Catholic Christian  Intertwined with Roman Culture o Difference in law = wergild o Fine paid by a wrongdoer to the family that had been killed o Hammurabi Anglo Saxons  Germanic tribes  Migrated to Britain  Roman troops left UK in 410 ▯ Dark Ages or Late Antiquity  Population reduced to subsistence farming  50% Children died before 5  50% of women who made it to marriageable age died at 25  homeless, poverty, raids, ghost towns  trade and manufacture basically stopped o except slave trade  only Latin in the west remains o education only in Christian monasteries ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ Justinian I  Byzantine emperor o Last to speak Latin as a first language o Reconquest of western empire o Re-established roman law o Built the Hagia Sophia  “The last Roman” ▯ Plague of Justinian  Pandemic of bubonic plague o First recorded instance of this disease o Necrosis of the hands  Justinian contracted the disease, but survived  5,000 people per day in Constantinople at the peak  25 million people worldwide  ¼ of eastern European population ▯ Byzantine empire things to know  Widely Christian  Outlived western empire ▯ Islam  Sophisticated culture founded on faith o Interwoven with western culture  Reclaimed Greek wisdom after it was lost  Sowed the seeds of the renaissance 600 years before De Vinci  Numbers  Medicine and health care  Art and architecture  Voluntary submission to God  “Age of Ignorance” ▯ Muhammad  Hashim clan within Quraysh tribe o Long associated with Mecca, overseers of Ka’ba o Born into a turbulent time and tribal faction o Also born into poverty  Married Khadija o Older, wealthy widow  Received first revelation o Summoned to role as the final prophet of God o Message was the Qur’an ▯ Qur’an  “recital” o god Gabriel Muhammad  uncertainty as to when it was written o originally oral, but soon after, it was composed  one true god  regarded as his miracle  “people of the Book” o tolerance of Judaism/ Christianity o not so much polytheism ▯ People of the Book  “there is no compulsion in religion” o Allah’s desire is for genuine conversion  pact of Umar ▯ Preacher to Conqueror  Meccans drove Muhammad from the city  Journeyed to medina o Year 1 in Muslim calendar o More receptive, within 2 years, under his command  Tonal shift in spreading of Islam  More revelations in Medina o Activist and determined tone  5 years of battles, Mecca and Medina in his hands o Arabian peninsula by his death in 632 ▯ Islamic Factions  Death of Muhammad  Caliph o Successor of Muhammad o Leader of the Islamic state  Sunni o Accepted Abdul Bakr as the first Caliph  Father in law of the Prophet o Caliph should be chosen by community consensus/election  Shi’a o Accepted Ali  Son in law and cousin of the prophet o Caliph chosen by appointment from God ▯ Five Pillars of Islam  Shahadah: declaring there is no god except God, and Muhammad is God’s Messenger  Salat: ritual prayer five times a day  Sawm: fasting and self- control during the blessed month of Ramadan  Zakat: giving 2.5% of one’s savings to the poor and needy  Hajj: pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in a lifetime if he/she is able to do ▯ Islamic Legacy  Syrian Christian monks began to translate Greek/Roman writings o Math, astrology, medicine = immediate value o Philosophy and theater = anathema  Math o Decimal place and decimal fractions o Linear and quadratic equations o Wrestled with irrational numbers o Relationship between algebra and geometry o 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0  ISAMIC GAVE TO WESTERN: medicine, math system ▯ Muhammad ibn…..  Mathematician, astronomer and geographer ▯ House of wisdom  Major intellectual center during the Islamic Golden Age in Baghdad  Islamic and Christian scholars in divers fields o Math, astronomy, medicine, alchemy and chemistry, zoology, and geography and cartography  Compilations as well as original research o Drawing on Greek, Persian, and Indian texts,  Destroyed during the Mongol Siege of Baghdad ▯ Islamic Doctors  Some tools and techniques used up until WWI  Anatomy and physiology o Mandible is one piece, not two as Galen thought  Pharmacology o Sabur wrote the first text on pharmacy  Surgery o Cauterization o Washing hands before surgery o Many hospitals were built Carolingians  Ousted Merovingians o Papal support  Pepin the Short  Last died o Crowned king of the franks  From Latin Carolus o “descendent of Charles” Charles “The Hammer” Martel  founding father of the middle ages o development of feudalism and knighthood  Umayyad Arab invasion o Mooth from Spain led by Abdul Rahman al Ghafiqi o 5 largest empire the world has seen  battle of tours o prevented Islamic spread into Europe o ‘hammered’ his opponents Reconquista  series of struggles over control of Spanish peninsula o Visigoths, Islamic Empire, Christian states o Charles Martel and Islamic Hispaniola o Until Fall of Grenada ▯ Feudalism  Decentralized Europe  Lords (landlord) o Land owners, nobility, money bags  Vassals (renter) o People under mutual contract o Pay in money, military service  Fiefs (apartment) o Also called Manors o Inherited land or estate ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ Reinvention of Europe  Splintering of Islamic empire o Increased trade, not tied to region or politics o Islamic trading posts in Rome, Sicily, Marseilles  Carolingians o So sever and complete that Europe re-invented itself o Feudal system, neural network  Crop surplus, trade surplus, wealth increases  No centralized government o Power and influence is in control o Milites bind together = feudal bonds ▯ Rise of the Mediterranean City  Different trajectory than the countryside  Short lived success of Carolingians allowed for increase in craft and trade o Long enough to stabilize the cities  Economy begins to pick up again o A proto banking system Reinvention of the Church  Corrupted by the Milites/ secular warlords  Simony o Taking money from the church o Plundered and ran off with spoils o Established their own clients in clergy positions  Gave them power, influence, and a cut of annual revenues  Pornacracy o Papacy was bought and sold numerous times o Educated Carolingian renaissance questioned authority o Dark ages of church General overview  Europe largely settled  Barbarian invasions cease  Art, architecture and literature increase  Spread of scholasticism and philosophy  Catholic church reforms and reaches height of power ▯ Peace of god  Grassroots movement for reform  Assemblies and individual demonstrations o Multiplied, everyone had the same complaint  First mass, movement in western history o Leaders came from bishops Christian warfare  Just cause o Expansion of Islamic empire o Persecutions of pilgrims o Destruction of holy sepulcher in Jerusalem o Islamic reforms in Spain and north Africa  Almohoads and almoravids  Fought justly  Declared by just authority o Pope urban II o Council of Clermont Crusades  Large scale military campaigns  To “win back” holy land o Had been under Muslim control  Only wars formally sanctioned by church  Justification of warfare and development of idea o Truce of god ▯ Christian Military Orders  Knights Templar  Knights hospitaller  Teutonic knights  Elite standing army of crusader states  Became so powerful they became the bank of western Europe o Development of checks ▯ Impact of Crusades  Increased wealth of Italian states  Decline of feudalism  Interest in travel and geography  Revival of trade  First widespread attacks on Jewish population  Intellectual interaction  Ask what effects from crusades o Decline of feudalism o And wealth ▯ Gothic  Originally meant ‘barbarian’ o After collapse of classical society  Roman empire of classical clashes  Germanic and French artistic movement  Fresco, stained glass, the illuminated manuscript, and panel painting  Architecture  Religious inspirations  Italy largely maintained classical architecture  Gothic architecture much more pointy and many more stained glasses ▯ Literature  Song of Roland o French epic  Beowulf o Germanic epic ▯ ▯ What are cool inventions happened in middle ages?  Trebuchet  Spinning wheel o Brought to Europe from asia  Magnetic compass  Eye glasses  Cannon  Cross bow ▯ Norman Invasion  Invasion and occupation of England o By Normans  William the conqueror o Battle of Hastings ▯ Henry I  William the Conqueror’s son  Codified England’s government system o Exchequer o Royal law courts  Attempts at controlling the church  Ongoing growth of king’s power Magna Carta  Regulated the relationship between king and feudal lords  Law is not arbitrary o Common law o Statutory law  Influences o US constitution o British government ▯ Guilds  Association or artisans or merchants who control the practice of their craft in a particular town o Exclusive rights o Authority over local economy o For protection of common interests  To learn trade = apprentice then master craftsman Universities  Community of teachers and scholars  learned theology, law, philosophy, and sciences  two different models o northern European  teachers were guilds  governed themselves  set up own rules and tuition fees  liberal arts, theology, art, medicine o decides what teacher gets hired or fired o how much teacher gets paid o Latin was a big language ▯ ▯ ▯ FOURTEENTH CENTURY ▯ ▯ Mongols  Genghis Khan o Starts to carve out an empire for himself  Ogedei Khan o Invaded Poland, Russia, Hungary ▯ Mongolian Expansion  Started to push into Europe  Melee o “Drunken brawl” o useless against Mongols  superior in numbers  nomadic lifestyle  psychological warfare  weapons o bow  can ride a horse a shoot an arrow at the same time o Chinese gunpowder ▯ Gunpowder  Mix of sulfur, charcoal and potassium nitrate  Mongols credited with introduction to Europe o Battle of Moki  China originally used it for fireworks  Europe finds it and uses it as a weapon ▯ What Stopped the European Invasion of Mongolians?  Densely populated German principalities  Weather o Affected the glue and sinew of their bows  Mongol Successor o Return of Karakorum once the Khan dies o Religious ceremony to choose next Khan  WHAT TO REMEMBER o Very good at war th o Get all the way into Europe during crisis of 13 century o Don’t take over all of Europe because khan died and have to go back to Mongolian capitol 100 Years’ War  War that lasted 116 years  England vs. France  Norman conquest of England o English Kings = Duke of Normandy  Power struggle o English kings gained the upper hand by marriage  French have most of upper hand throughout war  But England starts to regain territory ▯ Treaty of Troyes  French King o Mentally ill for most of his reign  Designated English king as his heir o French throne will pass to England o Even though Charles had a legit heir  Looks like England might win France  English continued to defeat France Inventions from 100 years’ war  Crossbow bphv0v ▯ ▯ Black Death ▯ ▯ Great Schism


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