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This shows the change from the worship of the religious figures to the study of people. The paintings from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance show the fo... ... middle of paper ... ... the Crucifixion of Saint Peter. Symbolisms appeared in the majority of paintings from the Middle Ages and this shows the huge impact religion and the church had on that time period. Art and architecture show the changes between time periods and cultural change. During the Middle Ages the church was the major focus and that is shown through paintings and buildings.
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How a person behaved on earth would determine if they were to be sent to heaven, hell, or purgatory. The Catholic Church was a “major source of moral and spiritual instruction in medieval Christendom,” but was also the source of the “artistic productivity” during this time as well (148). This caused a revival of more than one thousand monasteries and abbey churches. These monastic churches attracted many Christian pilgrims which eventually resulted in the Pilgrimage Church. Although churches were influenced by the Romanesque style, the Gothic cathedral were being built which started the synthesis of different styles.
The Middle Ages brought the beginnings of a rebirth in literature. Their early books were painstakingly hand-copied and illustrated by the monks. The literature of this time was composed of religious writing, it is a complex and rich field of study. The Medieval society talks about the dark ages of the western culture and civilization. The church was a powerful institution, so most of the literary texts that could survived had to appeal to the teaching of the church, otherwise the writings might be condemned.