Flashcards in 14th Century Deck (20):
Mongols (Name the famous people)
Genghis Khan (1167-1227)
Timur the Lame (1336-1404)
Conquered the Muslims and were converted to Islam.
First Continental famine in 250 years
Black Death (1347-1350)
Also Known as Bubonic plague
- 30% - 50% of Europe died
- Europe went from 30 universities down to 10.
Began in the 1330's in China
Whipped themselves for "Penance"
People United by cultures and other common traits
Land ruled by borders and Governments
Fluid and large ruled by a geopolitical center state
PSI (pp. 77-81)
Liberal Arts (for a freeman)
PSI (pp. 95-96)
- No prince can stand by his word if it does not benefit him
You dont have to keep your word to princes who dont
Does Respect for History inspire or retard change?
It does both History can serve as a lesson or as a guid.
Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)
Claimed sin turned the earth into a worthless realm.
Formed so that Italy could not be unified and so the pope could claim power over all Christendom.
Stranger brought in to fix a commune
Cosimo de Medici
Gained control of Florence through banking treated artists as honored guests.
Fell to the turks in May of 1453
End of Renaissance
1527 will the sacking of Rome by German forces.
Author of the prince (Deception in pursuit of power)
Study of Humans. (Humanism)
(1265 -1321) Divine Comedy, Dante's Inferno