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Dancing in the Dark Ages (Middle Ages)

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Dancing in the Dark Ages (Middle Ages). What does the Middle Ages remind you of?. Knights. Castles!. Periodization. Early Middle Ages : 500 – 1000 High Middle Ages : 1000 – 1250 Late Middle Ages : 1250 - 1500. The beginning… Early Middle Ages. Decline of Roman Empire - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Dancing in the Dark Ages(Middle Ages)

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What does the Middle Ages remind you of?

Knights

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Castles!

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PeriodizationPeriodizationPeriodizationPeriodization

Early Middle Ages: 500 – 1000

High Middle Ages: 1000 – 1250

Late Middle Ages: 1250 - 1500

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The beginning…Early Middle Ages• Decline of Roman Empire

• Rise of Northern Europe

• New forms of government

• Heavy “Romanization” (religion, language, laws, architecture, government)

• Latin- “medium aevum” means “middle age” and is source of English word “medieval”

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Why is the Middle Ages called the Dark Ages?

• The Roman Empire collapsed leading to the Dark Ages.

• Rome represented a bright civilization that established order, government, clean water, impressive architecture, and the list goes on and on…

• Historians later started calling the Middle Ages the Dark ages.

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Who is left after Rome falls?• Germanic Tribes (Barbarians): The

Franks take Gaul, Angles and Saxons take Britain, Visigoths take Spain.

• Byzantine Empire- Is still hanging around. (Formally the eastern half of the Roman Empire)

The Religion of Islam will arise in 622 AD

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Lets Be Frank, (The Franks are the Strongest Barbarians)

• The Franks were farmers than lived in small communities in Northern Europe

• In 486 King Clovis of the Franks conquered Gaul

• Clovis preserved many Roman customs, one was the Latin language.

• Clovis Converted to Christianity and the Franks became a Christian Kingdom.

• Christian Kingdoms will come in contact with a new religion

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Rise of Islam in the Middle East

• Founder: Muhammad• Born: 571 AD in Mecca,

Arabia• Descendant of Abraham• Titles: The prophet, the

messenger• Holy Book: The Koran • Islam is recognized as an

official religion as of 622 AD

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What do Muslims Believe?

• One God• Mohammad is Gods (last) prophet • Believe Jesus was a real person just not the son of

God. • Must travel to Mecca at least once in a believers

lifetime (hajj) • Islam, Christianity, and Judaism are very similar.

– They are Monotheistic– The all clam Abraham as their ancestor

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The Spread of Islam • Islamic peoples quickly spread across the

Middle East and Northern Africa.

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Culture Clash: Christian vs. Muslim

• Muslims invaded Europe taking all of Spain.

• Next they turned their sights on Gaul.

Who was the Powerful Germanic Tribe that was already in Gaul?

The Franks

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Frankish King Charles (the Hammer) Martel

• Clovis’s Grandson Charles Martel is credited with the victory over the Muslims of the Battle of Tours (732 AD),

• which was an important event in world history due to the fact that it prevented Muslim expansion throughout Western Europe. 

• Think about it – it would be a different world, wouldn’t it? Why?

• founding father of heavy cavalry

(Also known as Knights), and chivalry

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Charles’s Son Pepin the Short (Not as Cool of a Nickname)

• Pepin Gave some land in Italy to the Pope, that land is now called the Vatican.

• The Pope then clamed to be Gods special reprehensive on earth. (Roman catholic Church gains power)

• This starts a specialrelationship between theKings of Europe and thePope in Rome.

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Pepin’s Son Charlemagne (Charles the Great)

• Charlemagne embraced the idea of being a Christian King

• Charlemagne set up schools that made copies of the Bible

• Then, all of a sudden Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne Holy Roman Emperor

• Charlemagne’s Frankish Kingdom will be split up between his three Grandsons

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Front Page Newspaper Article (Battle of Tours)

• After the video, Imagine you’re a journalist during the time of Charles Martel (around 700AD)

• Create a Newspaper article on the Battle of Tours

Include the following:1. Name of Newspaper (Caswell Messenger…)2. What was the Battle of Tours? Who fought? who won?

Who was the main leader? 3. Why is it important. Explain in detail. 4. A short time line of the early middle ages 5. Pictures of events