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Literature 2: Medieval England

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Medieval England
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Literature 2:
Medieval England

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Remember:
- Literature Test: 
               - Know the background information
               - The answers to the questions in your reader
               - The main ideas of the assignments

- Bonus assignments = 13th and 27th of May

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

Assignments (see reader)
Assignment 1: Review a movie or an episode from a television series about either King Arthur himself or someone from his court (for example, Merlin).

Assignment 2: Write a description / background article about one of the characters from the Middle English text The Canterbury Tales.



Slide 3 - Tekstslide

1. Take a guess: At the start of the Early Middle Ages, England had been under Roman rule for how long?
A
200 years
B
350 years
C
500 years
D
650 years

Slide 4 - Quizvraag

2. Take a guess: At the end of what century was almost all of Europe Christianised?
A
8th century
B
9th century
C
10th century
D
11th century

Slide 5 - Quizvraag

3. Take a guess: "Kings lend lords land in exchange for their loyalty, taxes and military support." = definition of ...
A
Pantheism
B
Feudalism
C
Absolutism
D
Constructivism

Slide 6 - Quizvraag

4. Take a guess: During the Hundred Years War (14th/15th century), England fought against?
A
Scotland
B
Ireland
C
France
D
Denmark

Slide 7 - Quizvraag

5. Take a guess: Which of the following was not invented during the Late Middle Ages (13th - 15th century)?
A
Telescope
B
Printing Press
C
Hopped Beer
D
Watermills to grind grain

Slide 8 - Quizvraag

Early Middle Ages (600-1066)
- Britain been under Roman rule for 350 years
- 1st:  Irish raiders     
- 2nd: Angles, Saxons & Jutes     
- 3rd: Vikings
- King of Wessex signed the Danelaw
      = Treaty with the Vikings allowing them to control Northern 
          and Eastern bit of England. 
        

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

High Middle Ages (1066-1272)
- Period that people think of when they hear "Medieval"
- Norman Conquest 1066
- 11th century: all of Europe Christianised   +   Crusades
- Higher women in charge of households/castles when men 
   were away. 

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

High Middle Ages: Feudalism
- Set up by the French

- Domesday Book: 
   listed all counties, 
   landholders, taxes, etc. 

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

Late Middle Ages (1272-1485)
- Hundred Years' War: France vs. England
- Migration
- Columbus to America 
- 14th century: Great Famine & Black Death
- English Parliament set up

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

Late Middle Ages: Women & Society
- Great Famine & Black Death: lots of men dying
- Women allowed to take up jobs previously done by men

- Scholarly breakthroughs in astronomy, alchemy, philosophy
- Technological advances: printing press, furnaces, watermills,
   introduction of hopped beer

Slide 14 - Tekstslide

Late Middle Ages: Art
- Snails as mounts or knights
   fighting them
- Group of people from Europe?
- Inevitability of death? 
- First form of abstract art?

Slide 15 - Tekstslide

6. Which of the following groups did not invade England during the Early Middle Ages?
A
Romans
B
Irish Raiders
C
Vikings
D
Angles, Saxons & Jutes

Slide 16 - Quizvraag

7. Who signed the Danelaw, the treaty between England and the Vikings?
A
King of Sussex
B
King of Wessex
C
King of Northumbria
D
King of Essex

Slide 17 - Quizvraag

8. True or False: "The Domesday Book listed all the counties, landowners, taxes, etc."
A
True
B
False

Slide 18 - Quizvraag

9. Which of the following did not occur during the Late Middle Ages
A
Great famine & Black death
B
Setting up of the English Parliament
C
The first crusades
D
Columbus sailing towards America

Slide 19 - Quizvraag

10. Which of the following is not one of the possible explanations for snails in Medieval art?
A
Group of people from Europe
B
Inevitability of death
C
First form of abstract art
D
Hallucinating Monks

Slide 20 - Quizvraag

Check the reader:
Literature 2: Medieval England
- Read the background information
- Answer the questions (using the internet)
- Check your answers (see Its Learning)

+ Work on bonus assignments

Slide 21 - Tekstslide