You must have been in a castle once. Castles remind us of the Middle Ages. In addition to castles, many monasteries were built during this period.
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Time from 500-1500. This term was only used in the Renaissance. It was thought that time had stood still. Now we think differently. The Middle Ages can be divided into: Early Middle Ages: 500-1000 Time of Monks and Knights; High Middle Ages: 1000-1300 Time of Cities and States; Late Middle Ages: 1300:1500 Time of Cities and States.
Do you know what a missionary is? These people are trying to convert you. In the period of the Middle Ages there were many missionaries in the Netherlands.
Have you ever heard of the separation between church and state? In the middle ages this did not exist yet. The Pope was more powerful than the emperor.
It will happen To you. You're four years old. You can only just talk and you'll be crowned king. In history, this was quite common.
The moment the Dutch cities started to grow was a very important point in history. Do you live in one of the oldest cities in The Netherlands?
Have you ever moved? Everyone is now free to live wherever they want. In history, you had to buy yourself free first if you wanted to live in the city.
What do you say; do you live in the Netherlands or in Holland? There's a difference. If we go back in time we see that Holland was ruled by Dutch graves.
Have you ever heard of Erasmus? There are streets, schools and a bridge named after him. He was very important to Dutch history.
How many churches are in town with you? Probably a lot. The Catholic churches are the oldest in history. It wasn't until later that other churches joined.
The Pope is very powerful. But back in history, his power was much greater. Did you know that the Netherlands had to fight its way free from the Catholics?