Middle Ages Essay Topics

Late Middle Ages

Society Around 1300–1350 the Medieval Warm Period gave way to the Little Ice Age. The colder climate resulted in agricultural crises, the first of which is known as the Great Famine of 1315-1317. The demographic consequences of this famine, however, were not as severe as those of the plagues of the later century, the Black… View Article

Food, Values and Identity in the Middle Ages

Food is one of the basic essentials for humans to live. The food we eat gives us the sustenance for our daily duties. Even during the ancient times, humans had a wide variety of foodstuffs to choose from with meat and plant food as the two general categories (Adamson, 2004). However, even if there are… View Article

Summer Assignment

IB AP European History Summer Assignment Prerequisite for the AP European History class After doing research on Medieval Europe, address the following questions in essay format. Your research can come through books, the internet and Gateway’s databases (Gale) that you would find under Electronic Resources on our webpage. Cite where you’re getting your information from…. View Article

Education of the Middle Ages

Education, as we know it today, did not exist in the Middle Ages. Illiteracy was dominant among the population. Scribes were the exception to the rule. Churches were the main source of knowledge and schooling. Real interest in learning grew along with the development of towns. The towns’ officials needed to be educated. At the… View Article

The Middle Ages and the Renaissance

The Middle Ages covers the years from approximately 476 (the fall of the Roman Empire) to 1450. This period is further divided into two parts: the early Middle Ages (c. 476-1000) and the late Middle Ages (1000-1450). Though the early Middle Ages were politically shaped by the clash between the Catholic Church and monarchies, it… View Article