When you normally think of a renaissance, you will most likely think of the renaissance that occurred during the 16th century. But in actuality there have been multiple historical moments that fall into the definition of a “renaissance.” The renaissance of the 12th century is one of those historical moments that fall into that category. … More What Kind of Developments Occurred During the Renaissance of the 12th Century
Charles Darwin(1809-1882), was a very famous naturalist, geologist, and biologist; who is best known for his development of the science of evolution. Later in Darwin’s life he even wrote an autobiography, which I have been reading for the past week. But by reading and studying Darwin’s autobiography I have been able to build upon my … More What Would I do in My Autobiography That is Different From What Darwin Did?
King Philip IV also known as Philip “the Fair,” was King of France from 1285-1314. He had pretty elevated views on centralization of the government and the power of the monarchy; this was largely influenced by Roman law. He was also a pretty demanding king. But what was the significance of King Philip IV of … More What was the Significance of King Philip IV of France
During the 13th century new Christian orders came into existence. These orders are known as the Mendicant orders, which consisted of the Franciscans which was started by St. Francis of Assisi, and the Dominicans, which was started by a man named St. Dominic. But what were these orders about? Franciscans Like I mentioned above the … More The Mendicant Orders of the 13th Century
Albigensianism was a controversial religious belief during the middle ages, which caused some issues, including a conflict known as the Albigensian crusade. But what did the Albigensian’s believe exactly? Why was this belief so problematic? The belief of Albigensianism is rather similar to the belief of Manichaeism(a belief that there was a good and an … More What Did the Albigensian’s Believe
By reading this title, you may be thinking that the phrase “reconstructed speeches,” means I will be reconstructing and adding actual speeches with an audience that I participated in my future autobiography. This is not the case whatsoever. “Reconstructed speeches,” at least to the definition I will be following, means actual conversations I have had, … More Should I Include Reconstructed Speeches in My Autobiography?
Well it happened! I hit 300 followers! First of all a huge thank you to all of my amazing followers! This would not be possible without you guys! When I first started blogging I was only thinking about the fact that I would now have to post my school essays on the internet; and would … More 300 Followers!!
The first Crusade was the first of a series of military campaigns which were basically a response to the vast expansion of the Islamic world. In 1095 Pope Urban II delivered a speech to call on the first Crusade. But what were the main themes of his remarks from his speech? The Main Themes In … More The Main Themes of Pope Urban II’s Remarks
The Crusades were a series of military campaigns against the Islamic world, which was led by European Christians during the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries. The outcome of the Crusades was a mixed bag; some of the campaigns were successful but many were not. Like a lot of historical events the Crusades have had their … More The Common Misconceptions About the Crusades
When writing any form of literature, including an autobiography, you must always consider who would be the target audience, who would read it, and most importantly who to target when writing the piece. A lot of the time most literary works have more than one target audience which is pretty normal; this usually happens with … More Who Would be My Target Audience for My Autobiography