Why Dark Age weren’t really dark
There are so many books, written about this dark era in our history, so many scientists and historian, who still argue about different events, individuals and just simple facts, whether they took place then or not. This age in the history is called Dark Age, or The Black Hole but the best description is Dark (as historian descript it), because sometimes it seems that this part of our civilization’s development is the one people are not very proud of because the fall of Roman Empire. Roman used to control almost all the inventions in that era with t fall, historian thought it was the end of inventions. At the time Roman Empire has fallen a new Civilization has been built which it was “The Muslim Civilization”.
This age was also chivalric, knightly, and just different. It was the time of great poets and writers like Giovanni Boccaccio, Geoffrey Chaucer and John Lydgate, philosophers like Roger Bacon, theologians like Thomas Aquinas, scientists like Nicolaus Copernicus, and other researchers who made a foundation for the breakthroughs in different fields of science later.
According to Flavio Biondo, the Italian Renaissance humanist historian, the whole European history can be divided into three “ages”: the Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the modern period.
It seems that time did not run then as fast as now, but the history chain is like a spiral. Everything repeats but not exactly the same way, it’s like a circle but some changes make it a spiral. That is why a close attention should be paid not only to events but also the circumstances, under which they happened. Also we should hold focus on cultural, intellectual and religious aspects. Moreover, the social and political influences are to be taken into account that makes many shady parts of the Middle Ages clear.
We all got used to a thought that Medieval Ages was the time of faith, which was spread by the Western Church. Sometimes, the...