Cathedrals And Knights Research Paper

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I think cathedrals and knights are probably two of the best known images of the Middle Ages. The beauty, power and size of many of the old cathedrals symbolized the importance of the church in the roles of people's lives. The church served people, but at times abused that power and used people. Europe was influenced more by Christianity, and this faith dominated European culture. Augustine had written of his love for God and this expression of personal faith was also combined with words written about the knight's love for a lady.  Andreas Capellaus wrote about the persuasion of love in his rules of courtly love. This persuading love was at the heart of both faith and chivalry. Christian morals also had a strong influence on the codes of
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