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Medieval culture

Medieval culture

  • Brethren of the Common Life
    The Brethren of the Common Life (Latin: Fratres Vitae Communis) (FVC) was a Roman Catholic pietist religious community founded in the Netherlands in the 14th century by Gerard Groote, formerly a successful and worldly educator who had had a religious experience and preached a life of simple devotion to Jesus Christ.
  • Brigandine
    A brigandine is a form of body armour from the Middle Ages.
  • Codex Manesse
    The Codex Manesse, Manesse Codex, or Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift is a Liederhandschrift (book of songs/poetry), the single most comprehensive source of Middle High German Minnesang poetry, written and illustrated between ca.
  • Carnival
    Carnival (see ) is a Western Christian festive season that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent.
  • Renaissance of the 12th century
    The Renaissance of the 12th century was a period of many changes at the outset of the high Middle Ages.
  • Apprenticeship
    An apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading).
  • Ottonian Renaissance
    The Ottonian Renaissance was a limited "renaissance" of Byzantine and Late Antique art in Central and Southern Europe that accompanied the reigns of the first three Holy Roman Emperors of the Ottonian (or Saxon) dynasty: Otto I (936–973), Otto II (973–983), and Otto III (983–1002), and which in large part depended upon their patronage.
  • Fairy
    A fairy (also fay, fae, fair folk; from faery, faerie, "realm of the fays") is a type of mythical being or legendary creature in European folklore, a form of spirit, often described as metaphysical, supernatural, or preternatural.
  • Herald
    A herald, or, more correctly, a herald of arms, is an officer of arms, ranking between pursuivant and king of arms.
  • Stylus
    A stylus, plural styli or styluses, is a writing utensil, or a small tool for some other form of marking or shaping, for example in pottery.
  • Cockaigne
    Cockaigne or Cockayne /kɒˈkeɪn/ is a land of plenty in medieval myth, an imaginary place of extreme luxury and ease where physical comforts and pleasures are always immediately at hand and where the harshness of medieval peasant life does not exist.
  • Lollardy
    Lollardy (Lollardry, Lollardism) was a political and religious movement that existed from the mid-14th century to the English Reformation.
  • Tournament (medieval)
    A tournament, or tourney (from Old French torneiement, tornei) was a chivalrous competition or mock fight in Europe in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (12th to 16th centuries).
  • Devotio Moderna
    Devotio Moderna, or Modern Devotion, was a movement for religious reform, calling for apostolic renewal through the rediscovery of genuine pious practices such as humility, obedience and simplicity of life.
  • European science in the Middle Ages
    European science in the Middle Ages comprised the study of nature, mathematics and natural philosophy in medieval Europe.
  • Medieval dance
    Sources for an understanding of dance in Europe in the Middle Ages are limited and fragmentary, being composed of some interesting depictions in paintings and illuminations, a few musical examples of what may be dances, and scattered allusions in literary texts.