Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Middle age
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Middle age

554

Published on

Courtly love and women in the Middle Age

Courtly love and women in the Middle Age

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
554
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
25
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. MIDDLE AGE
  • 2. Courtly love• Origin: the late 11th century by the troubadours.• This come from the Provence (souther France)
  • 3. • AIM: Redefine traditional Christian ideals of love, marriage, manhood, virtue, feminity.
  • 4. • Under the sponsorship of powerful nobles like Eleonor of Aquitaine and Marie Champagne…
  • 5. • …their influence gradually spread throughout France, England and Germany.
  • 6. • By the middle of the 13th century, the troubadour philosophy become practically institutionalized throughout the courts of Europe, and “fine love” had become the basis for a glamorous and exciting new style of life.
  • 7. • Courtly love was charazteriz ed by 5 main attributes. In essence, the relationshi p was:
  • 8. • Aristocratic : courtly love was practiced by noble lords and ladies.
  • 9. • Ritualistic: The lady was the constant recipient of songs, poems, bouquets, sweet favours and ceremonial gestures. She just need to return a short of approvald, and after all, she was the exalted
  • 10. • Secret: courtly lovers were pledged to strict secrecy. The lovers composed a universe unto themselves.
  • 11. • Adulterous: “Fine love” was extramarital. Lovers escape from the routines of noble marriage, and exalted their carnal relationship.
  • 12. • Literary: as a subject and theme in imaginative literature.
  • 13. • Click on the video to listen a troubadour love song http://www.youtu be.com/watch?v= Xk1W22yHLJQ& feature=related
  • 14. The women in the Middle Age• The female model beauty and the situation of women in the Middle Age was very different.
  • 15. • The female model beauty: beautiful, pure, the symbol of human wisdom and perfection, without men couldn¡t ascend to heaven…
  • 16. • He have as example Dante’s Beatrice…
  • 17. • …and Petrarch’s Laura.
  • 18. • But the real position of women in Middle Age was different…
  • 19. • Because they were consider inferior and underestimat ed..
  • 20. … impures and behind men…
  • 21. • …and dominated by men to order women to do as they wished.
  • 22. • So the difference between the beauty model and the real women was very controversial and hypocritical.
  • 23. • Click on the video to see an interesting report about important women figures in the Middle Age http://www.you tube.com/watc h?v=F5qRplq2 WAk&feature= related
  • 24. The end

×