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CHAPTER 5
THE MEDIEVAL CONCEPT OFTHE MEDIEVAL CONCEPT OF
SPIRITUAL, INTELLECTUAL,SPIRITUAL, INTELLECTUAL,
POLITICAL, AND E...
MONASTICISM AND RELIGIOUS
DISCIPLINE
Notable People:
* St. Patrick – founded the
first Monasticism in Ireland
between AD 4...
Monasticism
- a special form of religious community life
- people separate themselves from ordinary ways of
living
- based...
men who adopt a monastic life are called monks
while women are called nuns and live in a convent
The three evangelical counsels or state of perfection:
• poverty (perfect charity)
• chastity
• obedience
Medieval monasti...
Aims of Monastic EducationAims of Monastic Education
• Spiritual
- to save individual souls
• Moral
- to attain the ideals...
Agencies of Education
* Monasteries
The Monastery of Saint Anthony in Egypt, built over his tomb
Saint Catherine's Monastery - one of the oldest
working Christian monasteries in the world
* monastic schools
- under Charlemagne in the
18th
and 19th
centuries
- the seven liberal arts was its curriculum- the seven liberal arts was its curriculum
a.a. TheTriviumTheTrivium (tres via...
Types of EducationTypes of Education
• Moral and Religious Training
• Literary Education
• Manual Training
Three Aspects o...
Methods of InstructionsMethods of Instructions
• Catechetical Method
• Dictation
• Memorization
• Language
• Discipline
• ...
Outstanding Contributions to EducationOutstanding Contributions to Education
• Preserving and spreading learning and cultu...
Scholasticism was a general
designation for the particular methods
and tendencies to rationalize the
doctrines of Christia...
WHAT IS SCHOLASTICISM?
Aristotle had used
logic to try to prove
the existence of God.
-the revised beliefs
and logical met...
- Father of Scholasticism
MAJOR SCHOLASTICS OF 12TH
CENTURY
MAJOR SCHOLASTICS OF 12TH
CENTURY
AIMS OF EDUCATION
 Intellectual Discipline - by rational argument
 Faith by Reason - by reason
“That the will of man wil...
AGENCIES OF EDUCATION

Parish Schools
MONASTIC AND
CATHEDRAL
Palace School
University
THE BIRTH OF UNIVERSITY
Scholastic Realists Conceptualists
VARIOUS KINDS OF SCHOLARLY
TREATISES
 Disputed Questions
 Disputed Questions on Truth
 Summae
Methods of Instructions
...
THE ARISTOTELIAN LOGIC
1. a MAJOR PREMISE
2. a MINOR PREMISE
3. Conclusions
Other requisites
1.The subject must ALL INCLUS...
-The general term to describe the
political and military system of Western
Europe.
-no central government
- little securit...
- Owned the land, called a fief, let it out
to a subordinate who called a vassal.
Two careers for the son of
noblemen:
• C...
Chivalry- comes
from the Old French
word chevalerie,
meaning horse
soldiery.
- The term came to
mean the code of
behavior ...
Aims of Chivalric Education
•Morality
-to inculcate in the minds of the young
nobles the virtues of honor, bravery, courte...
•Religiosity
-t train the young nobles to be devoted to
the service of God.
•Social Graces
-to train the young girls in th...
Agencies of Education and Content Studied
•Home -was for the young boys and girls.
•Court-the court was for the girl
•The ...
The following are the contents studied by the
pupils:
•Religion, music, dancing, especially for girls
•Horse riding for wa...
Jousting
- Generic term in the
Middle Ages to refer
to many kinds of
martial games.
(contact sport)
Falconing
•Hunting in the Middle
Ages
•Were enjoyed by the
nobles of the time.
•Also called as “sport of
kings”
Methods of Instruction
Observation, Imitation and Practice
The young noble observed, imitated, and practiced
what was to ...
Training Preparation for Knighthood
Knighthood grew up as part of the
feudal system
-became less important in warfare by t...
THE PAGE
 At 7 (left home and
assigned to a female
teacher)
 Joined the
household of
another knight or a
nobleman
Lear...
THE SQUIRE
 At 14 (assigned to a knight)
 Acted as valet (a personal
servant to the knight who was
his master)
 Set th...
 THE KNIGHT
 At 21, any knight could bestow knighthood on another
 Some men were knighted on the battlefield if they ha...
The Decline of Feudalism
By the 1200’s, several events in Europe led to the decline of
feudalism.
 An economic revival pu...
Outstanding Contribution to Education
Use of vernacular as a tool of teaching
 The emphasis placed on the learning of so...
- Guilds were associations of people who had common
interest, or who engaged in the same work.
-People performed charitabl...
Merchant Guilds
-Known as Hansen
-Primarily a commercial organization
-Members were independent of one
another
-Each guild...
Craft Guild
-some large towns had as
many of as 20 or 30 craft
guilds
-Guilds in the
manufacturing crafts
included those o...
Traders such as :
Drapers
Fishmongers
Ironmongers
Mercers (dealers of text tiles)
-also had their own guilds
A person ...
From Apprentice to Master:
As Apprentice
As Journeymen
• The Masterpiece
As Master
• Guilds
As Master
• Corpus Cristi
• Liveries and Liverymen
Decline of the Guild SystemDecline of the Guild System
* Growth of Capitalistic Industry* Growth of Capitalistic Industry
...
Agencies of Education and ContentsAgencies of Education and Contents
StudiedStudied
> The burgher school> The burgher scho...
Outstanding Contribution toOutstanding Contribution to
EducationEducation
> Vocational Training or manpower> Vocational Tr...
CHAPTER 5 MONASTICISM, SCHOLASTICISM, CHIVALRY, THE GUILD SYSTEM OF EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5 MONASTICISM, SCHOLASTICISM, CHIVALRY, THE GUILD SYSTEM OF EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5 MONASTICISM, SCHOLASTICISM, CHIVALRY, THE GUILD SYSTEM OF EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5 MONASTICISM, SCHOLASTICISM, CHIVALRY, THE GUILD SYSTEM OF EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5 MONASTICISM, SCHOLASTICISM, CHIVALRY, THE GUILD SYSTEM OF EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5 MONASTICISM, SCHOLASTICISM, CHIVALRY, THE GUILD SYSTEM OF EDUCATION
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CHAPTER 5 MONASTICISM, SCHOLASTICISM, CHIVALRY, THE GUILD SYSTEM OF EDUCATION

  1. 1. CHAPTER 5 THE MEDIEVAL CONCEPT OFTHE MEDIEVAL CONCEPT OF SPIRITUAL, INTELLECTUAL,SPIRITUAL, INTELLECTUAL, POLITICAL, AND ECONOMICPOLITICAL, AND ECONOMIC EDUCATIONEDUCATION •MONASTICISM •SCHOLASTICISM •CHIVALRY •THE GULID SYSTEM OF EDUCATION
  2. 2. MONASTICISM AND RELIGIOUS DISCIPLINE Notable People: * St. Patrick – founded the first Monasticism in Ireland between AD 432 and 461 * St. Anthony – founder of Christian monasticism (Father of Monasticism)
  3. 3. Monasticism - a special form of religious community life - people separate themselves from ordinary ways of living - based on Jesus’ passage "be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect" Matthew 5:48 Etymology: from the Greek word “monos” meaning alone. It is sometimes called “monaschism” literally means “dwelling alone”.
  4. 4. men who adopt a monastic life are called monks while women are called nuns and live in a convent
  5. 5. The three evangelical counsels or state of perfection: • poverty (perfect charity) • chastity • obedience Medieval monastic life consisted of prayer, reading, and manual labor.
  6. 6. Aims of Monastic EducationAims of Monastic Education • Spiritual - to save individual souls • Moral - to attain the ideals of poverty, chastity, and obedience • Spiritual Knowledge - to attain the highest spiritual knowledge and to achieve spiritual perfection • Virtue - world renunciation
  7. 7. Agencies of Education * Monasteries The Monastery of Saint Anthony in Egypt, built over his tomb
  8. 8. Saint Catherine's Monastery - one of the oldest working Christian monasteries in the world
  9. 9. * monastic schools - under Charlemagne in the 18th and 19th centuries
  10. 10. - the seven liberal arts was its curriculum- the seven liberal arts was its curriculum a.a. TheTriviumTheTrivium (tres viae, three roads)(tres viae, three roads) * Grammar – languages and literature* Grammar – languages and literature * Dialectic – logic or right reasoning* Dialectic – logic or right reasoning * Rhetoric – law and composition* Rhetoric – law and composition b.b. The QuadriviumThe Quadrivium (quattor viae, four roads)(quattor viae, four roads) * Geometry – geometry, geography, and natural* Geometry – geometry, geography, and natural historyhistory * Arithmetic – numbers and the study of the calendar* Arithmetic – numbers and the study of the calendar * Music – plain chant and harmony used in church* Music – plain chant and harmony used in church * Astronomy – the heavenly bodies, chemistry and* Astronomy – the heavenly bodies, chemistry and physicsphysics
  11. 11. Types of EducationTypes of Education • Moral and Religious Training • Literary Education • Manual Training Three Aspects of Social Organizations Monasticism renounced completely the three aspects of social organizations: • The Domestic Home • The Economic Structure • The Political State
  12. 12. Methods of InstructionsMethods of Instructions • Catechetical Method • Dictation • Memorization • Language • Discipline • Meditation and Contemplation/ Thoughtful Reflection
  13. 13. Outstanding Contributions to EducationOutstanding Contributions to Education • Preserving and spreading learning and culture by the Christian Monasteries • The monasteries opposed the vices and corruption of the medieval world. • They were an influence in taming the warlike spirits and refining the rustic customs of the Teutonic people. • Dignity of Labor
  14. 14. Scholasticism was a general designation for the particular methods and tendencies to rationalize the doctrines of Christian Church.
  15. 15. WHAT IS SCHOLASTICISM? Aristotle had used logic to try to prove the existence of God. -the revised beliefs and logical methods of discussion were termed scholasticism.
  16. 16. - Father of Scholasticism
  17. 17. MAJOR SCHOLASTICS OF 12TH CENTURY
  18. 18. MAJOR SCHOLASTICS OF 12TH CENTURY
  19. 19. AIMS OF EDUCATION  Intellectual Discipline - by rational argument  Faith by Reason - by reason “That the will of man wills or chooses from necessity… That the world is eternal… That the soul is corrupted when the body is corrupted… That the man’s actions are not ruled by the divine providence.”
  20. 20. AGENCIES OF EDUCATION  Parish Schools
  21. 21. MONASTIC AND CATHEDRAL
  22. 22. Palace School
  23. 23. University
  24. 24. THE BIRTH OF UNIVERSITY
  25. 25. Scholastic Realists Conceptualists
  26. 26. VARIOUS KINDS OF SCHOLARLY TREATISES  Disputed Questions  Disputed Questions on Truth  Summae Methods of Instructions  Argumentative Method 1. Starting a proposition, thesis, or questions; 2. Setting down objections to the proposition: 3. Proving one side, and 4. Answering or disputing objections in order.  Lecture, Repetition, Disputation, and Examination Methods  Aristotelian Logic
  27. 27. THE ARISTOTELIAN LOGIC 1. a MAJOR PREMISE 2. a MINOR PREMISE 3. Conclusions Other requisites 1.The subject must ALL INCLUSIVE 2. The predicate must be the subject of the MAJOR PREMISE •Organization of the University •Emphasis on the Intellectual Training All men are mortal All Greeks are men >All Greeks are mortal
  28. 28. -The general term to describe the political and military system of Western Europe. -no central government - little security -fulfilled the basic need for justice and protection -has a system of land tenure on allegiance and service to the nobleman or lord.
  29. 29. - Owned the land, called a fief, let it out to a subordinate who called a vassal. Two careers for the son of noblemen: • Clergy -If they decided in favor of the church, they pursed an education that was religious and academic in nature. -an education that was physical, social, military, in nature. -more appeal than the church • Chivalry
  30. 30. Chivalry- comes from the Old French word chevalerie, meaning horse soldiery. - The term came to mean the code of behavior and ethics that knights were expected to follow.
  31. 31. Aims of Chivalric Education •Morality -to inculcate in the minds of the young nobles the virtues of honor, bravery, courtesy etc. • Responsibility -to get the young nobles to assume their responsibilities, how to manage their own estates, and how to deal with the lower class of people. • Horsemanship -to train the young nobles in horseback warfare, hunting, and tournaments. •Gallantry -to train the young nobles how to deal gallantry with the ladies of the nobility and to protect the weak.
  32. 32. •Religiosity -t train the young nobles to be devoted to the service of God. •Social Graces -to train the young girls in the social graces and manner fit for the ladies.
  33. 33. Agencies of Education and Content Studied •Home -was for the young boys and girls. •Court-the court was for the girl •The Castle- these were for the boys •Troubadours, Minnesingers, and Minstrel -using the vernacular, they sang about the noble deeds of heroes, beautiful ladies, brilliant deeds of knights and lords. They spread news, gave warnings about impending dangers, brought messages from allies and friends. Troubadours propagated learning through their songs.
  34. 34. The following are the contents studied by the pupils: •Religion, music, dancing, especially for girls •Horse riding for warfare, hunting, and tournaments •Physical exercises •Reading, writing, literature in vernacular •Good manners, right conduct, social graces & etiquette •Household duties such as sewing, weaving, cooking, and embroidery for girls •At higher level: the curriculum consisted of the Seven Free Arts: •Jousting •Falconing •Swimming •Horsemanship •Boxing •Writing and singing verse •Chess The pupil did not pay any fees because he served his master like a valet
  35. 35. Jousting - Generic term in the Middle Ages to refer to many kinds of martial games. (contact sport)
  36. 36. Falconing •Hunting in the Middle Ages •Were enjoyed by the nobles of the time. •Also called as “sport of kings”
  37. 37. Methods of Instruction Observation, Imitation and Practice The young noble observed, imitated, and practiced what was to be learned. Training was individual. Apprenticeship A young noble was assigned to a lord to learn all were to be learned. Motivation These were done by means of high social ideals, social standards, and social approval.
  38. 38. Training Preparation for Knighthood Knighthood grew up as part of the feudal system -became less important in warfare by the 1400s because of the changing military tactics and the introduction of gunpowder In Middle Ages, a young boy in training to be a knight spent the first years of his life in the: Care of the women of his family Learned to a ride a pony and care for horses
  39. 39. THE PAGE  At 7 (left home and assigned to a female teacher)  Joined the household of another knight or a nobleman Learned to handle small weapons Learned the code of courtesy and behavior expected of night
  40. 40. THE SQUIRE  At 14 (assigned to a knight)  Acted as valet (a personal servant to the knight who was his master)  Set the table and served meals  Keeping the knight’s weapon in good condition  Caring for his horses  Helping him with his armor  Attending to his injuries  Guarding his prisoners  Rode with his master into a battle and took part in the fight
  41. 41.  THE KNIGHT  At 21, any knight could bestow knighthood on another  Some men were knighted on the battlefield if they had shown great bravery  The knight received his sword and another weapons from his master or king, or from members of the king’s court  This ceremony was solemn and memorable  The prospective knight too a bath of purification, dressed in white  Spent an entire night in meditation and prayer  The squire knelt before the parrain, or the man who was knighting him. The parrain struck the squire on the back of the neck with the palm of his hand. Later a tap with a sword replaced the blow with the hand. This tap (a ceremony) was called the accolade from the French word col, meaning neck. “I dub you knight.” Those words completed the ceremony in which a squire became knight
  42. 42. The Decline of Feudalism By the 1200’s, several events in Europe led to the decline of feudalism.  An economic revival put more money back into use because soldiers could be paid. Fewer lords relied on vassals to provide services for knights  The invention of gunpowder and of such weapons as the longbow and the cannon lessened the dominance of knights  Foot soldiers from the Flemish cities defeated French knights at the battle of Courtrai in 1302  Stone castles occupied by feudal lords could no longer stand against cannon  Cities grew wealthier and became more important and rulers have less need of the aristocracy People trained in the government service took over the functions that vassals had performed on their fiefs
  43. 43. Outstanding Contribution to Education Use of vernacular as a tool of teaching  The emphasis placed on the learning of social graces, rules of etiquette or good manners and right conduct
  44. 44. - Guilds were associations of people who had common interest, or who engaged in the same work. -People performed charitable, religious, and social guilds Religious guilds – paid money into a common fund. Alms – a relief that was given to members who needed help because of sickness or old age Mass – guilds arranged to be offered for members who died. The religious guilds were suppressed in England in the 1500’s. These guilds are known as merchant guilds and craft guilds.
  45. 45. Merchant Guilds -Known as Hansen -Primarily a commercial organization -Members were independent of one another -Each guild made regulations for its own members and varies from town to town -Imposed a toll (tax) on the transactions of merchants from other towns -Took part in the religious and social life of the town -Members paid subscriptions -Punished members who were fond guilty of misconduct
  46. 46. Craft Guild -some large towns had as many of as 20 or 30 craft guilds -Guilds in the manufacturing crafts included those of: Bowyers(makers of bows) Fletchers(makers of arrows) Girdles(makers of girdles Hatters Skinners Weavers
  47. 47. Traders such as : Drapers Fishmongers Ironmongers Mercers (dealers of text tiles) -also had their own guilds A person could become a member of a guild in one of three ways: 1.Patrimony(succeeding parent) 2.Redemption(buying membership 3. Apprenticeship(serving a term of training in a craft
  48. 48. From Apprentice to Master: As Apprentice
  49. 49. As Journeymen
  50. 50. • The Masterpiece As Master
  51. 51. • Guilds As Master
  52. 52. • Corpus Cristi
  53. 53. • Liveries and Liverymen
  54. 54. Decline of the Guild SystemDecline of the Guild System * Growth of Capitalistic Industry* Growth of Capitalistic Industry * Struggle of Producing Guilds* Struggle of Producing Guilds * Change to the Domestic System* Change to the Domestic System * Strict Control on Trade* Strict Control on Trade Aims of EducationAims of Education * Business Interest and Preparation for* Business Interest and Preparation for Commercial and Industrial LifeCommercial and Industrial Life * Vocational Preparation* Vocational Preparation
  55. 55. Agencies of Education and ContentsAgencies of Education and Contents StudiedStudied > The burgher school> The burgher school > The chantry school> The chantry school > The guild school> The guild school Methods of InstructionsMethods of Instructions > Observations, imitation, and practice> Observations, imitation, and practice > Dictation, memorization, and catechetical> Dictation, memorization, and catechetical methodsmethods > Discipline> Discipline
  56. 56. Outstanding Contribution toOutstanding Contribution to EducationEducation > Vocational Training or manpower> Vocational Training or manpower developmentdevelopment > Apprenticeship> Apprenticeship

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