Castles of the Middle Ages
The era between the fall
of the Roman Empire and the Reformation is unique. During
the Middle Ages, Western Europe was in a restless slumber
brought on by war, power struggles, illiteracy, and disease.
But at the same time, sparks
of genius were igniting that would bring new styles of art
and architecture and change the world. Through it all, faith
was the ever-present catalyst for artistic, intellectual,
social, and political developments.
Men were asked to join the
Crusades to fight and die for religious belief while magnificent
cathedrals were built as refuges of peace. The Middle Ages
saw castles, chivalry, and the birth of Romance.
We invite you to come explore the Medieval/Renaissance
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