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Basic principles of Renaissance culture

The thesis that personal qualities and will make a person the master of fate, has become one of the cornerstones of a new worldview. It was a genuine revolution in relation to Christian traditions, and in relation to antiquity, because, according to the ancient worldview, man was a toy in the hands of an incomprehensible […]

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Culture of the Western European Renaissance

The Renaissance (or French Renaissance) is considered by researchers as a transition from the Medieval culture to the New Time, from the feudal society to the bourgeois. The pace of development of the Renaissance culture in the countries of Western Europe is different; the chronological boundaries are also approximate – from the end of the […]

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Monarchy in Ancient China

The main significance towards the monarchs to China – subsequently emperors, kings – is actually proven within the proven fact that background that was Oriental has typically been divided in to the dynasties to. They certainly were the fount complete rulers to, of expert. Even if they certainly were babies, or nonentities, their weakness was […]

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Feudal social order

The social system, which was established in Western Europe in the Middle Ages, historians called feudal. The feud, from which the words “feudalism”, “feudal lord”, “feudal” were formed, is the name of the landholding granted to the lord (the “senior”) by his lord, the subordinate, the person committing himself for the possession of the feudal […]

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Culture of Medieval Europe

Medieval culture of Western Europe – the era of great spiritual and socio-cultural gains in the history of all mankind. The Middle Ages in time span from the V to the XVII century. The term “Middle Ages” was fixed during this period due to the fact that it occupies an intermediate place between Antiquity and […]

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The Ancient Greeks, and the Romans

The culture of Ancient Rome (III century BC – V century AD) was largely based on the Greek. Both cultures were formed on the basis of the ancient civil society and its basic values. Service to the community was a duty and a blessing both of the Hellenes and of the Romans. Both the Greeks […]

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Functions of City-states

The City-states carried out economic, military and political functions. For a polis world outlook, the idea of a special connection between the city and the gods was characteristic. The policy, as well as the family community, was under the auspices of God, and accordingly the citizen was under the auspices of God, that is, the […]

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Worldview of the Ancient Greeks

The desire of the ancient Greeks for the ideal, perfection, harmony, characteristic of their worldview, very strongly influenced all aspects of culture, including the artistic one. Whatever hand of the ancient Greek master, be it an amphora, a table or some other object of everyday life, did not touch – everything became an art object, […]

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Indus Valley Civilization

At the beginning of the XX century. in archaeological science predominant opinion that the birthplace of the productive economy, urban culture, literature, civilization in general, is the Middle East. This area, in the apt definition of the English archaeologist James Breasted, called “Fertile Crescent.” Hence the achievements of culture spread throughout the Old World, to […]

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Ancient type of culture

Why Ancient Greece is considered the cradle of European civilization? The answer is simple: because almost all the achievements of this civilization can be reduced to the ideas and images of ancient Greek culture. And the history of European culture is not a continuous thread, there were cliffs, but again and again this thread was […]

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