Essays Tagged: "12th century"

Hildegard of Bingen: the Life, Accomplishments and Music of the Composer and Saint

nt Hildegard of Bingen, a composer, visionary, healer and author of major theological works. In the 12th century, Hildegard of Bingen was one of very few female composers, and also part of a small min ...

(8 pages) 27 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


left foot up.ART OF MESOAMERICA 3. "Fat Baby" from Olmec Culture The "Fat Baby" is during the 9th- 12th century b.c.e., during the Olmec period. The figure is white and hollow. The baby seems to be n ...

(2 pages) 16 0 2.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Viderunt omnes by magister leo

rs. Alas, no such musical preservatives were available to Magister Leoninus in the last half of the 12th century, presuming he would have wanted them even if they had existed. What were his sonic inte ...

(4 pages) 1169 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


and angels, and the ones elected there for afterlife.The origin of heaven dates back to before the 12th century. It originates from the Anglo-Saxon heofen, hevan, and himil. All from the stemming fro ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Heresy to the medieval church?

anism in the year 600, but for the western church heresy did not become a serious problem until the 12th century. It is also interesting to note the distinction placed between heresy, which was seen a ... aism and Islam, and each of these groups posed differing degrees of threat. At the beginning of the 12th Century heretical groups were sporadic and unorganised, relying on a charismatic leader and oft ...

(7 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Minamoto Yuritomo

By the middle of the 12th century the Hein era in Japanese history was winding to a close, as the central government in K ... o and Tara clans both wanted to control the royal court.It was Yoritomo who at the beginning of the 12th century founded the Kamakara Shoganate. The first of the great Bauk or (''tent governments'') h ...

(2 pages) 2102 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Crusades

he Western church, based in Rome, led its masses in Latin. Once Europe witnessed recovery after the 12th century the Catholic Church hoped for a reunification of the two churches. They believed that i ...

(13 pages) 88 1 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Final Project: UNESCO Paper

s are the Ten Commandments. Jews believe that Moses, a Jewish religious leader who lived during the 12th century B.C. received the Ten Commandments and the rest of the Torah, directly from God. Throug ...

(8 pages) 48 0 4.3 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Vernacular Language

education of the speaker and/or writer, (Matthew, 2001).Literacy with woman began increasing in the 12th century. Latin was still customary to some social classes, but the vernacular was widening. Poe ... e and education in the whole region. There was an escalated interest in the ruling military. In the 12th century French writers started using the vernacular and by the end of the century, even some le ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Mar/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays