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The "Dark Ages" is a historical periodization, traditionally referring to the Middle Ages, that .... the 10th century (the heart of the age he called 'dark') with the number containing the work of writers from the preceding and succeeding centuries.

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Feb 4, 2014 ... How did the term 'Dark Ages' become synonymous with the Middle Ages, and why do we still refer to it like that?

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Sep 6, 2015 ... In this lesson, we will examine the period of time commonly referred to as the Dark Ages. We will learn why this period is called the Dark Ages ...

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May 31, 2016 ... The Italian scholar Petrarch coined the phrase “Dark Ages” in the 1330s ... In fact, life in the Early Middle Ages was not actually much darker or more ... Ages as in ancient Rome, the idea of the so-calledDark Ages” came from ...

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The Dark Ages - Define this time in history and study the facts that gave it the ... The Italian Scholar, Francesco Petrarca called Petrarch, was the first to coin the ...

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Sep 27, 2013 ... Look, they were called the goddamned Dark Ages for a reason. Society was barely a thing, and infrastructure was practically nonexistent.

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Traditionally, they're not. In the terms we used in older history books, the Dark Ages ...

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Were the Dark Ages caused by the Roman Catholic Church suppressing ... It was during this time that a new religious movement called monasticism developed.

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The beginning of the Middle Ages in Western Europe is often called the "Dark Age." Life during this time was often difficult and short. It was an era of war, ...