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4  Draw a picture of everyday life

5  What are the advantages/disadvantages of having married priests?  Based on your chart do you think that priests should be allowed to marry.

6  West  Waves of barbarian invasions put great pressures on the empire  Emperors were too weak to stop an invasion  Pope/Church ascended to power – stabilized the empire  East  State was stronger than church  Emperors took a “super bishop role”  Eastern emperors were often Arians  Major spread of Arianism throughout Roman Territory

7  King of the Franks (pagan tribe in northern Europe)  Clovis and Franks were more accepting of Christianity than the Arians  Clovis conquered Gaul & Christianity spread through tribes that had been Arian  Gave rise to Christendom  Christendom: Christianity as the dominant organizational and cultural force in society

8 PositiveNegative  Justinian reformed civil law –through Justinian Code  Maintained strength of Eastern empire  Constructed the Hagia Sophia  Justinian persecuted Jews, other non- Christians and heretics  Ruled the church heavy-handedly  Kept pope under arrest in Constantinople  Placed regulations on bishops

9  Monasteries rose as centers of learning, faith, and social organization.  Brought harmony and order to Christian life  Encouraged growth in holiness  Ensured the passing on of knowledge

10  Kidnapped and enslaved in Ireland  Prayed  Escaped and returned home  Entered monastery  20 years later returned to Celts  Established monasteries where they taught reading, writing, and Christianity  Monks and nuns copied books which included illuminations  Irish monasteries were centers of learning and faith…roots for the spread of Christianity

11 Christ in Majesty Illuminated ‘P’

12  Grew up as a servant to her father  Father found her a husband but she refused to marry  Founded a monastery with 7 other women  Grew to 13,000  Kildare– double monastery for men and women  Great craftsmen– bells, crosiers, chalices, patens, book rests

13  Fed up with sin and crime in Rome  Sought God in the wilderness  Monks started gathering requesting help balancing their lives  Built a monastery in Central Italy  Nearly a complete economic unit  Scholastica

14  Emphasized a balanced life of prayer and work.  Advocated a style of life that was less severe than early monastic lived  Becomes the father of Western monasticism

15  When disease and disaster hit Rome in 590, the people elected Gregory as pope  Fed the poor  Helped rebuild Rome  Encouraged education for the clergy  Music recorded into a written system  Sent monks to Britain to convert Angles/Saxons  Social worker, pastor, theologian, educators, administrator, farmer and builder

16  s Muhammad founded Islam  Muslims should honor one God, Allah – by spreading Islam everywhere  By 700s, conquerors ruled most of Middle East, North Africa & Spain  Charles Martel (Frankish Leader) stopped Islam from spreading though Europe

17  Roman Empire was becoming increasingly Christianized  Church steps up as government power  Monasteries provided islands of culture  East– emperors tried to control the Church  Islam posed a huge threat to Christianity

18  Entanglement of church and state would soon be heightened  Monasteries– set a pattern for the most creative impulses in Christianity– allowing learning to continue, arts to flourish and faith to be passed on  Church’s role as advocate for poor people represented some of the best tendencies of the institutional church  Pope Gregory– lead to a tradition of beautiful music in the liturgy and the encouragement of the musical arts in society

19  Qualifications and standards were set for the clergy  Islam changed the religious and political map of the known world– challenged to learn about Muslim faith and practice

20  Picture of life  2 empires  Hagia Sophia  Barbarians  Patrick  Brigid  Benedict  Gregory  Martel  Historical context


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