What Shaped The Middle Ages

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The Middle Ages are known for the period in time in which there is little documented knowledge that existed in time. There were various things that shaped the Middle Ages to include but not limited to religion, disease (like the Black Plague), and other aspects. This time in period is perhaps viewed to have very little scientific knowledge or documentation. This time in period was almost like a hiatus for science. For example, the Black Death had extremely affected the population of Europe, which according to the textbook, “[the Black Death] caused the deaths of more than a third of Europe’s seventy million people” (406). No one knew what caused this tremendous spread of this disease—there were no scientific researches done and the overall

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