HIST 2200- Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 72 pages long!)

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HIST 2200
MIDTERM EXAM
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Hist*2200
Chelsea Hartlen
T/Th 1:00-2:20
Lecture #2
!1
Topic - The Christianization of Rome
Key Words
Latin
Trivium and Quadrivium
romulus and Remus
St. Paul of Tarsus
Apostles
Emperor Diocletian (285-305 C)
Emperor Constantine (306-337 CE)
Emperor Theodosius (378-396 CE)
The Legacy of Rome in the Middle Ages
-Classical History (Ancient Greece and Rome) > Medieval Europe > Early Modern Europe >
Modern Europe and North America
-Torch of western heritage passed on from period to period (history viewed as a relay)
-Nationalism: countries focused on teaching history by discussing their own countries history
-Legacy left from Rome in the middle ages
latin (romance languages)
military theory
architecture
education
law
history
-What aspects of society did Rome give to the middle ages?
-Medieval society didn’t live in the shadows of Roman history b/c they were thinking about
what they were going to eat next
-Writing, sculptures, buildings were much less sophisticated
-Society lost a lot of history during the Fall of Rome b.c we couldn’t replicate things that they
had done
-French, Spanish, English, Italian all have bases in Latin languages
-Germanic languages > North
-Latin > academic language
-Everyone knew some of it (unless you were uneducated)
-Most influential piece: Vitruvius (architecture blueprint)
-Medieval Education
-11th century (first Universities)
-St. Augustine of Hippo (Trivium - speech, Quadrivium - numeracy were the most
important aspects of education)
-Grammar
-Dialectic
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Hist*2200
Chelsea Hartlen
T/Th 1:00-2:20
Lecture #2
!2
-Rhetoric
-Geometry
-Algebra
-Music
-Astronomy
-Roman Law was followed.
-Rome is still important to us (Plutarch, Caesar, Tacitus, all wrote about the Fandom of
Rome)
-Romulus and Remus (echo’s other historical births like Moses)
-King Nemotoric daughter was forced to become a vessel priestess (tucked safe away) but
she ended up pregnant (maybe by Mercury or Hercules) with Romulus and Remus
-She was buried alive
-Nursed back to health by a she-
wolf, then a woodpecker
-Grew into great warriors
-Decided to build a civilization
and challenge their uncle.
-Two hills (couldn’t decide
which one to build it on) so
Romulus kills Remus and they
build the Roman empire
-31BCE - 180 CE Roman
empire reached its height from
Danube to Iraq, Britain to Egypt
-Rome becomes Christian
-The Crucifixion of Jesus of
Nazareth
The Spread of Christianity
-Emphasized a saviour god
-Religious focus moves from the here and now to the quality of your afterlife
-Jesus of Nazareth > written about in the 4 gospels, healed the sick, loved the poor, love,
compassion. Thought people should live a simple life and help others.
-Claimed to be god and the son of god
-Gave Christianity a huge advantage (b.c it gave them 1 omnipotent god)
-No dietary restrictions and no circumcision
-Deceitful’s of Jesus (Apostales)
-Poor, women, slaves and sinners > all given help by Jesus
-Won a considerable following in the first 3 centuries
Suppression and Adoption
-Diocletian’s Reforms (285-305 CE)
-New Rules of Succession
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Document Summary

The legacy of rome in the middle ages. Classical history (ancient greece and rome) > medieval europe > early modern europe > Torch of western heritage passed on from period to period (history viewed as a relay) Nationalism: countries focused on teaching history by discussing their own countries history. Legacy left from rome in the middle ages: latin (romance languages, military theory, architecture, education, law, history. Medieval society didn"t live in the shadows of roman history b/c they were thinking about what they were going to eat next. Writing, sculptures, buildings were much less sophisticated. Society lost a lot of history during the fall of rome b. c we couldn"t replicate things that they had done. French, spanish, english, italian all have bases in latin languages. Everyone knew some of it (unless you were uneducated) St. augustine of hippo (trivium - speech, quadrivium - numeracy were the most important aspects of education)

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