This week we examine the medieval world and its relationship with knowledge and education. Specifically, we explore how people have measured time in various civilizations around the world. We also analyze how medieval Europeans experienced their world, to include what their daily lives were like with the technology available to them, as well as what they considered a sound and full education.
10. What is scholasticism? Explain its origin in the medieval universities in Europe and its approach to knowledge and learning. Note famous “scholastics” and their writings, discoveries, or why they are important.
1. Read “A Walk through Time: The Evolution of Time Measurement through the Ages.”
2. Read Medieval People by Eileen Power.