The Amazing Middle Ages

The middle ages were a very interesting time it came about after the collapse of the Roman Empire. Different leaders tried their best to create their own empires, which did not last. As you read more about this period, you will discover many different things like the noble class, King John and the plague or the Black Death.

It was a hard life to live is this period, and we hope you enjoy the information. Do not forget to try the quiz after each section.

  • Early Middle Ages

    History of Early Middle Ages

    So, you’d like to know about the Middle Ages? First, we’ll need to back up a bit. (Yes, even before the start of what we refer to as the Early Middle Ages.) It begins with Rome, or rather, the collapse of what was once.

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  • High Middle Ages

    History of High Middle Ages

    At this point, we’ve talked about the fall of the Roman Empire, the rise of the Catholic Church, and the practices of feudalism and manorialism that began after a long series of invasions throughout Europe

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  • Late Middle Ages

    History of Late Middle Ages

    Looking at the High Middle Ages (1000-1300) in comparison to the Late Middle Ages (1300-1500), it’s easy to think of the High Middle Ages as being the best period of medieval history

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  • Medieval Architecture

    History of Medieval Architecture

    There are several ways to approach the subject of medieval architecture, including talking about the differences between two popular styles of building during this time period known as “Romanesque” and “Gothic”

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  • Medieval Daily Life

    History of Medieval Daily Life

    As you might guess, the daily life of a man, woman, or child could be very different based on whether he or she lived during the Early, High, or Late Middle Ages and depending on what sort of status in society he or she held

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  • Medieval Literature

    History of Medieval Literature

    Based on what you know, it should not be a surprise that most early medieval literature was written in Latin. Latin was the language (both spoken and written) of the educated during the Early Middle Ages, and most of these educated people happened to be monks.

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