Feudalism In The Roman Empire

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Centuries before the Crusades War, in the 3rd Century, the Catholic Kingdom and Byzantine Empire were united through the name of the Roman Empire. However, in 287 CE, the Roman Empire had grown immensely, up to the point where it was absurd for the Emperor to govern all the provinces, only in Rome. Due to this, Diocletian, the Emperor of the Roman Empire divided the empire into two parts: the west and the east. The west of Rome was considered poor, in contrast to the prosperous East, due to the utilization of the Black, Red, Caspian, and Mediterranean Sea. Proceeding to the 11th Century, various strong Germanic Tribes invaded the Roman Empire, leading to the official split of the Roman Empire - into Catholic Western Europe and Eastern Byzantine Empire. (Class Notes: Dec. 1, 2017). The Catholic Kingdoms were located in Western Europe (Crusades Map). Its political structure revolved around feudalism. Feudalism was based on a structured society with relationships that meant that you would be a part of the certain land, in exchange for service, money, or labor. In this case, feudalism involved Feudal Manors, which included: the Lord’s castle, Hunting Grounds, Demshe, Manor Village, Serf land, and Peasant land. These lands divided the social classes into different areas of the Catholic Kingdoms (Class Notes: Dec. 4, 2017). Politics and religion in the kingdom revolved around the Pope. The Pope had authority over all secular rulers. Thus, the Pope played a significant role in
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