What invention brought Europe out of the dark ages?
There was no one invention that brought Europe out of the Dark Ages. A few important inventions that contributed to a rise in European civilization were the horse collar, horse shoes, the heavy plow, the wheel barrow, and three field crop rotation, all of which increased agricultural production so farmers could support a greater population, helping increase the numbers and sizes of towns and cities. Other important inventions of the time included stirrups, rotary grind stones, new types of soap, and types of mills.
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dark ages begin in Europe because the great civilizations of Greece and Rome fallen. And the life in Europe was very hard. Very few people could read and write and nobody expe…cted conditions to improve. The only learning that took place was religious and clothing was made out of mostly wool and flax. :(There were a number of things which led to the decline in European social organisation, and what was known as the Dark Ages The first was the collapse of the Western Roman Empire. The second was the extended pandemics of the Plague, which broke out regularly over Europe for a period of a hundred years during the sixth century. And the third was the peculiar and extreme climate changes which seem to have commenced sometime around the year 530 AD, and resulted in a 'little ice age'. These together produced a decline in agriculture, depopulation and the breakdown of society, known as the dark ages. And not forgetting the Church, the rise of Christianity, which spread to most corners of Europe and became the accepted philosophical and religious system. As a result, the big thinkers of the early medieval ages(450 AD to 1085 AD) were theologians, who were interested in understanding the makings of the spiritual universe and our place within it, rather than the details of the physical universe. We can thank Petrach, who in the 1330's coined the phrase 'Dark Ages' so beloved of Victorian historians. Modern Archaeology is beginning to prove that it wasn't so dark, maybe a little bleak.
what got Europe out of the Dark Ages was when the Crusades went to Israel to get Jerusalem back from the Muslims. While they were traveling, they saw art and music, and they w…anted to start traveling more, which led to the Renaissance.
around the 1550s or the1100s I'm not exactly sure
Because it was Dark.No really there was no Dark age.After the fall of the roman empire the kings and the others who followed where unable to match the Romans in any architectu…e or things of that nature and so that time was not as good as the time of the Romans.Im not sure who exactly said it but i think it was petracrh who came up with the term but it really wasnt.it was just because people then werent as powerful or emulated as magnificant as the Romans where.hope this helps srry for long senences and mistakes(in spelling)
There were many Occupations of Greece after the Roman Occupation. The Ottoman Turkish Occupation levied special Taxes on Christian Subjects in Greece and the Balkans. They cre…ated the Culture of Tax Evasion which is Crippling Greece and Destabilizing both the EURO$ and the EU Common Market. The Dark Ages are Generally dated in the West to the fall of Rome in 450 CE. The Eastern Roman Empire in Byzantium didn't fall until the sack of Constantinople by the Turks in 1452 CE. Greece and the Balkans were Occupied by Turks Soon after. For them The Dark Ages begin in 1452. The Dark Age persists in Eastern Europe today, because of the Islamic Aggressions. The Islamist's consider Spain, Andalusia to them, part of Dar al Islam, that is, part of their Historic Birthright. Osama bin Laden meant to Retake Andalusia, but He Died First. VIVA AMERICA!
After the fall of Rome, there was no central government governing the formerly united Roman Territories, especially Spain, Gual (France) and England and Italy. The country was… plummetted into chaos. Simply put, immagine if every government agency, police, schools, trade, military, government, in the United States were all of a sudden gone, there were no laws, what would happen? The Poor, would fall victim to the wealthy who could pay for mercenaries to defend themselves, eventually the poor would allign themselves with wealthy landowners in return for protection from other people, this is known as feudalism. OUt of the wealthiest families, the strongest in each of the territories began to rule over the less powerful lords, giving us the new monarchs, who also fought each other for the best land. Italy remained un united, cut into small rgions and city-states under the protection of powerful cities like Venice, Naples and Florence. During the chaos, communication was drisrupted, local dialects began and the unified language gave way to English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese weakening learning. Frthermore, the wars pulled much of the nation's resources to battles, and less people were avalible to study and learn or keep up the learning that had taken place during the ancient periods of time. A good way to remember this is if you are being attacked you need soldiers, then you need farmers to make food for the soldiers, then you need miners for metals, horse keepers for horses, blacksmiths, and finally if u still have leftover people you can have education. Europeans were never able to fund institutions of education because of the demand for warfare.
The Dark Ages were an age of little learning. They are regarded as having begun at about the fall of the West Roman Empire, in 476, and continued until 1000 AD. But if we look… more closely, what we see is that a dramatic decline in learning in the West began in about 235 AD, and the signs of an increase in learning were already appearing by about 600 AD. We have very little in the way of records of the time, so we do not actually know why they were learning more. It might have been related to religion, but it might as easily have been related to law, administration, and commerce, all of which require a degree of record keeping. There were schools opening before the end of the sixth century, which we know because the King's School in Canterbury, which is still operating, opened in 597. In fact Cor Tewdws, a school in Wales, opened before the fall of the West Roman Empire and was closed by King Henry VIII, so there was at least one school that was open for the whole period, though with a possible hiatus after a fire, until the school buildings were rebuilt. When Charlemagne set up his educational policies, he drew on the best scholars he could find, and among these were highly educated teachers who were Anglo-Saxons, Visigoths, and Lombards. Clearly, by then the descendants of the people who had pulled the West apart were being educated already. Please see the links below.
Following the end of the Roman Empire, Europe was politically fragmented and disorganized. The only power exercised throughout Europe was that of the church, which generally p…referred to keep things as they were, limiting progress of any sort.
The Dark Ages have their name because very few people wrote about what was going on, so our history is meager. The most common view is that the Dark Ages began in the 5th cent…ury with the fall of the West Roman Empire, and ended in the 11th century. They are also called the Early Middle Ages, and were followed by what some people call the High Middle Ages, or just Middle Ages, which were a time of expanding trade, towns and cities that were increasing in numbers and population, artistic expression, and learning. This point of view is really a bit too simplistic, if you really want to understand the details of how and why things happened. The decline in learning did not begin with the fall of the West Roman Empire, but about two hundred years earlier, and the Dark Ages began when things were at about their worst. By the middle of the 8th century, things were already improving noticeably, and improvements of all sorts were under way by the beginning of the 9th. In fact, most of the second half of the Dark Ages was in periods called the Carolingian Renaissance (ca. 750-840 AD) or the Ottonian Renaissance (936-1002), in the West, or the Macedonian Renaissance (867-1056), in the East. From the point of view of the average person, the later half of the Dark Ages merged nearly unnoticed into the High Middle Ages, when the towns and cities grew and trade increased. The important events of the change over included the East-West Schism of 1054, in which the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches separated, the Norman invasion of England, in 1066, and the call to the Crusades in 1095. But as much as these events changed history, they only changed the lives of the people of the time who actively participated in them.
Europe emerged from the Dark Ages when Marco Polo came back from his journey to China. He brought back many stories and items which he showed to the Europeans, including writi…ng a book about his travels. This opened Europe's eyes to the world and made Europe see that there's so much out there. This then gave the continent a sudden desire to go exploring and trading, which eventually led to European domination and the discovery of the Americas.
Marco Polo. Marco Polo traveled to China with his uncle and upon his return brought back many stories, ideas, and souvenirs. He opened Europe's eyes and Europe realized that t…here is a whole world out there, so they started trading, conquering, etc.
In Middle Ages
Italian scholar, poet and early humanist named Francesco Petrarca.
You probably want to hear 'the Renaissance'. It's a commonmisconception though that the period before the Renaissance shouldbe called 'the dark ages'. In reality there was not…hing 'dark'about them. Universities had been established all over Europe, theunknown parts of the world were being explored, the arts flourishedand for practically every document from the ancient Greeks andRomans that we still have, we have to thank the medieval monks allover Europe who carefully copied them and kept them in theirmonasteries - an activity that started around the year 800 AD. Historians never talk about the Dark Ages; instead, they call theperiod the High Middle Ages, which does much more justice to thatperiod.