Block 2 Vigil Frankie World History 2017

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In History
  • 1300

    Renaissance

    Renaissance
    Its the French word for "rebirth". Its a renewed interest in art. The Renaissance studies the Greeks and the Romans. The Renaissance started after the Black Death.
  • 1347

    Black Death

    Black Death
    Mongolians threw dead bodies to the other side of the war field to infect enemies. Black Death was transported through trade. Some people thought the plague was brought on by God to punish them for their sins. There was no cure for the plague. The Black Plague was cured and The Renaissance started.
  • May 30, 1431

    Joan of Arc Burned at the Stake

    Joan of Arc Burned at the Stake
    Joan started hearing voices of Christian Saints when she was 16. Joan dressed in male clothing. Joan was charged of heresy. She refused to accept the church so she was condemned to perpetual imprisonment. Joan was burned for being a "relapsed heretic" when she put on male clothes after being told to wear female clothes.
  • 1440

    Johannes Gutenberg printing press

    Johannes Gutenberg printing press
    Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press. He used movable metal letters to print. This makes printed materials affordable to most. The printing press made more books. The bible was the first published book of the printing press.
  • 1508

    Michelangelo begins painting the Sistine Chapel

    Michelangelo begins painting the Sistine Chapel
    When Pope Julius II ordered Michelangelo to paint the Chapel, Michelangelo was only a sculptor. He had no skill with a brush. The sculptor learned techniques and decided to paint about the pre-history of salvation including 300 figures. When about a third of the ceiling had been painted, a mold started to grow on the paint. Michelangelo wanted to quit the painting job but the Pope had it removed and told Michelangelo to continue painting.
  • 1517

    Martin Luther posts 95 Theses

    Martin Luther posts 95 Theses
    Martin Luther wrote the 95 Theses to attack the church for selling indulgences. Indulgences are paid documents that absolve you of sin. Martin Luther thought humans may reach salvation by their faith and not by their deeds. The 95 Theses sparked the Protestant Reformation. The Catholic church was ever divided after Martin posted the 95 Theses.
  • Period:
    1095
    to
    1291

    Crusades

    it is a Holy war. It was a religious war between Christians and Muslims. Used to suppress Paganism and heresy. The first crusade was started by Byzantine Emperor Alexius Comnenus. People thought that fighting crusades were forgiving sins
  • Period:
    Nov 7, 1337
    to
    1453

    Hundred Years War

    A war fought between England and France. The war lasted 116 years. France prevailed over England. War started because the king of France died and the king of England thought he had the right to take over the kingdom.