The Medieval Culture

1) Introduction: 1.1) The medieval culture During the renascentismo the Average Age was called of Age of the Darknesses. This if must mainly why it was judged that in this period sciences and arts had little been developed. The renascentistas desired to point out that in this period the people were guided by the dogmas of the Church Catholic, this age the truth of God. The said period as Cultural Renascentismo places the man as center of the universe (antropocentrismo). It was a true revolution, therefore they were felt inspired in the Greeks and the Romans.

Thus, they had started to observe the nature and the thoughts of the human beings for an angle of very different vision of what she had seen herself in the Average Age. 2) The cultural production in the Average Age From centuries IV and V the Roman Empire of the Ocidente started to desestruturar. With the economic crises, making it difficult maintenance of borders and the invasion for mainly germanic enemy peoples and some internal problems that were being faced for the Romans. All this scene contributed for transformation of the radical work in the culture of the Europeans. The monasteries and abbeys had become the main center of cultural productions. Beyond the theological institutions others had also contributed so that monges had the preservation of the work copistas (they copied the old manuscripts). Few people knew to write in the Antiquity and the Average Age. The reading was done for the most part in the masses.

Thus the texts were all chemical preparations to be read in publish with strong and teatralizadas images. The most instructed they were the ones that belonged to the church and were the responsible ones for controlling great part of the artistic activities, literary and intellectual of the time. The control of the reading and the writing also was important therefore hindered that the people thought different of the dogmas.