University of Phoenix Material
Early Civilizations Matrix
Using your readings and outside sources, complete the following matrix. Be sure to address the following in your matrix:
Provide names, titles, dates, brief descriptions of important events, and other details, as necessary.
Note the details of key political, socioeconomic, technological, artistic, musical, architectural, philosophical, and literary developments for each civilization listed in the table, which were evidenced in the humanities.
Properly cite the sources you use in completing this matrix.
Society and Economics
Early Middle Ages
Charlemagne (r. 768–814) was crude and brutal, but extremely intelligent
Charlemagne left his empire to his son, Louis Charlemagne left his empire to his son, Louis the Pious (r. 814–840)
In 843, shortly after Louis’ death, his three sons divided the empire according to the terms of the Treaty of Verdun
Pious (r. 814–840)
(kingdom culmination and decline)
Manorialism, Serfdom, and the Slave Trade
A village and its surrounding land were called a manor.
Residents of manors exchanged their labor for a lord’s protection.
Workers who were bound to a particular manor were called serfs.
The Heavy Plough
The Blast Furnace
The mechanical clock
The spinning wheel
The long bow
Arch of Constantine
Ascension of Christ
Benedictine monks at Cluny introduced choral music into the liturgy sometime in the first half of the tenth century. Odo of Cluny (879–942), the monastery’s second abbot, was an important musical theorist
Carolingian (Palatine Chapel)
Ottonian St Michael's at Hildesheim
Germanic adoption of
Scotus and Ockham