Chivalry: A System Of Ethical Ideals During The Middle Ages

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Feudalism is when the king awards land to his best nobles, his barons, and his bishops. In return for their contribution of soldiers for the kings armies. Feudalism can still slightly be seen today in society. Today there is a popular saying that states " its not what you know, but who you know. The term in the work force is called networking. People of high positions like managers gives jobs to the best candidate which in most case is his friend. If you wanted land hopefully you knew a king, and if you want a job in a scarce field hopefully you know a manger. Chivalry was a system of ethical ideals developed among the knights of medieval Europe.Chivalry was the code of conduct by which knights were supposedly guided. it involved a knight, and he was his lady’s servant, prepared to overcome any obstacle or go through any suffering to win her favor. Courtly love was always conducted outside wedlock and of necessity in secret; between spouses it was held to be impossible. Chivalry can be seen in todays society, but it does not involve knights it just involves males. The same way…show more content…
The only difference during the middle ages there was only one perspective. In todays society we can see the old viewpoints mixed with new ones. I think that one aspect of the middle ages that defiantly cripples today society is the apply of force when women do not what men want, or expect. I think that domestic violence is a serious crime that happen often, and it does not help or society today. Something that does not dampen society is chivalry. I think that trying to impress a female, is not a bad thing, or trying to win her over. I think the only time it can be seen as a bad thing is when men are willy to do any and everything, and some request are morally wrong. Even though our society is snot in the middle ages, some of their view point are still seem, and some are good while others are
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