Education, Literature and Art

Peter The Great

Epics and Romances

One of the earliest surviving literary works of the feudal world was Anglo-Saxon epic Beawulf.


It's about a warrior name Beowulf defeating horrible monster name Greandle

French Epics

French epics called Chansons de Geste or song of high deeds

The Song of Roland written around 1100s A.D.


About Charlemagne's Knights defending Christianity

Vernacular Literature

Medieval Art

Romanesque

-The style of early medieval churches

-They had thick walls, columns set closed together, heavy curved aches, and small windows

Gothic

-A new French architects style

-Stone beams, extending out from the wall, allowing thinner walls, with stained-glass windows

Medieval Painters

-Turned their attention to much smaller art forms, the illuminated manuscripts