Unit 2 Medieval Europe

Description

This unit covers medieval Europe.  Topics range from, but are not limited to.

-Rise of feudalism in Europe

-Impact of figures such as Clovis and Charlemagne

-Rise and achievements of Byzantine Empire (Code of Justinian)

-Growing influence of Christianity and the Church

-Causes and consequences of the Crusades

-Political and social reforms in medieval England

-Decline of feudalism (Black Plague, 100 Years' War, Magna Carta)

Internet Links


A good timeline with links of medieval Europe.
http://eawc.evansville.edu/chronology/mepage.htm

Website with an abudance of great images of castles, cathedrals, 
churches, 
and other architecture from medieval Europe.
http://www.medievalphotos.com/index2.htm

A great source for links, information regarding almost any topic 
for 
medieval Europe.
http://medievaleurope.mrdonn.org/index.html

Some information regarding the Black Death.
http://www.insecta-inspecta.com/fleas/bdeath/

Another great website for general information regarding daily 
life and 
customs for an average person living during this time period.
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/medieval/

A website which has a great deal of primary and secondary source 
documents 
to investigate for medieval Europe.
http://history.boisestate.edu/westciv/medieval/

A website which features a "guide" to take you on a 
tour of medieval Europe.
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/history/middleages/

Website that is an awesome source for anything and everything 
medieval 
Europe related.
http://www.netserf.org/

Links to a variety of primary source documents for medieval 
Europe.  
(Byzantine Empire, Holy Roman Empire, etc.)
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.html

Source for examples of illuminated letters.
http://www.almaleh.com/alphabet-e.htm

Good resource for anything Crusades.
http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/the-crusades.htm

The Hagia Sophia.
http://www.hagiasophiablog.com/mainpage.html

Interactive Crusade Map
http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072957549/student_view0/chapter20/interactive_map_quiz.html

Other Resources



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