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    While taking the class of Early Modern European History there was two states that really stuck out and peaked my interest the most. They were the Ottoman Empire and Early Modern Europe. If you compare and contrast both the Ottoman Empire and Early Modern Europe during the 16th Century through the 18th Century, you will see that there are a number of similarities as well as differences when you look at the expansion of the states. You will also see many of these contrasts as well when you look in

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    The Night Battles Composing of most of the European population in the 1500’s and 1600’s, peasants played an important role in the development of Europe. In his book The Night Battles, Carlo Ginzburg gives a unique perspective on the lives of Friulian peasants through the analysis of inquisitorial records. During the inquisitions, peasants were categorized as witches or benandanti, which literally means well-farer. “The benandanti were a small group of men and women, who because they were born with

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    The first article up for review, Alexander Fisher’s “Song, Confession, and Criminality: Trial Records as Sources for Popular Musical Culture in Early Modern Europe,” is extremely thorough and detailed. After a lengthy introduction, the thesis is finally stated. His goal with this article is to gain an understanding of popular music in early-modern Europe through trial records of three cases of people being accused of anti-Catholic sentiment. He lists his methodology after this, planning to comb through

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    of families in early modern Europe from the Renaissance to the 18th century have you ever heard about? Nowadays, families make up the foundation of our society, including “almost any combination of individuals whether they live under one roof or not, or are even related by blood” (Brhel, 2010). However, families in the early modern Europe symbolized basic political units, which stood for power and status. In the lecture “Early Modern European History: Familes in Early Modern Europe,” Vester introduces

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    Over the years, Witchcraft has been known as a hysteria all over the world. The hysteria started in Europe but later on moved to the United States. For my paper, I will conduct research over this Witchcraft hysteria in Early Modern Europe. Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe was seen as an overwhelming situation during the 16th to the 18th century for many people. As for my paper, I will discuss many topics like the history, the trials, who we accused, why they were accused, and what it was like for

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    The notion of witchcraft has been around long before the witch trials in Early Modern Europe. Different cultures have different images and stereotypes on what a witch is and what “magical” abilities he or she may possess. Many people however, did not look at these “magical” men and women as bad until the Holy Roman Empire began to look negatively on those people who were different, and opposed the norm set by the elites. Driven by fear, those living under the control of the Holy Roman Empire would

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    Exile has played an important part in the story of Early Modern Europe, and in regards to England, it can be said to have bookmarked a large section of the dynastic period. The period began with Henry Tudor returning from exile to become king while at the far end James II taking flight into exile after the Glorious Revolution. In the middle of this time, exile is again demonstrated by Charles II managing escape abroad during the Civil War, returning in the restoration of 1660. With this in mind

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    Early modern Europe was no stranger to maladies and disease. Sickness and pain were not an uncommon sight amongst all of Europe’s social strata. However, the end of the fifteenth century would see a particularly unpleasant infection. This disease, although referred to by a variety of names throughout its history, is now known by the term syphilis. Although its exact origins are not known, the first recorded case of syphilis appeared in 1495 in Naples. The disease likely found its way to the

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    Having considered anti-Jewish sentiment in Early Modern Europe, it is reasonable to look at how Jews were treated during the Enlightenment period in Germany and whether antisemitism was evident. During this period, Jews did encounter individuals who demonstrated an acceptance of them. For instance, Christian Wilhelm Von Dohm was a German scholar who determined that it was believed that Jews acted in the way they did because of the circumstances they were put in. He further argued that “any other

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    Early modern Europe, specifically Spain and England, was going through major growing pains in the period before discovery and settlement of the New World. Recovery from the Black Plague, religious reformation, and newly formed nation-states were on the forefront of these changes. The political environment, economy, and religion were all intertwined during the upheaval of the Old World which proved to be a driving force in the search for and eventual settlement of new lands. The Reformation and

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