Europe is changing positions, it has shifted and it's moving toward the north. This medieval come under pressure of the north (Viking) and the South (Israel). Monte Cessino a monastery became a type of new center of education after the closure of the academy. This is one of the marking points of the end of Rome, Homer etc would not have existed. One man sees a potential disaster of culture: Boethuis.
One of the lasts people to go to the academy. He had his head on a coin and a mustache. No one trusted him, no one liked him, they thought he was a problem since he spoke grec and had probably links with them > they threw him to jail.
His duty was to transmit the stories of the past. He started creating a translation project regarding Greek culture to Rome. As a representative of this old culture, he looked death in the face and wondered how could this be happening?
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[...] Also in Europe, Latin is also evolving and is developing into international language. Boetheus eventually died but his existence lead to a movement of conscious effort to cover the past. At the same time we have 2 groups of people at the south and the north (Islam and the Vikings ) o Islam: its key to a lot of things that happen today in Europe (Law, medicine, mathematics It began with Mohammed and he was born around 570 and died around 632. [...]
[...] The Arabians became a threat to the Romans. They looked for people that would be capable of pushing away Arabians and found in the Vikings their ideal contestant. In 1061, Roger the one that had to fight them realized that this Arabians were interesting in terms of commerce etc and didn't follow the Pop orders. They decided to live together. Roger was after all named ?Roger le Paien 1071: Further up in the East, strange things were happening near Constantinople: a little battle was taking place in Manzikort that involved the Emperor. [...]
[...] This meant that those people used to read etc. Boethuis is the founder of scholasticism. It's a dynamic concept, he doesn't tries to argue in a religious way. He tried to reconcile in his theories religion and logic through his ideas even though it was almost impossible at that time. The last scholasticist was René Descartes. o Development of syllogism: which is the basics of arguments: organize your ideas through a logical way and then come to a logical conclusion: ?Socrate is a men, all men are mortal, therefore Socrate is mortal Scotus > thinks that God is an explosion of energy Anselun > God is the most perfect think we can think about. [...]
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Maxime b.etudiantHistoire moderne : Renaissance à XIXeEuropean culture