The different changes in the society of europe in 1600s
To some branches of the church, this challenge to the traditional science was taken as an attack on Christianity.
Early modern period
This was the case of the astronomer Tycho Brahe and the mathematician Johannes Kepler , both employed in the court of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II, who used their knowledge of astrology to obtain the favour of the emperor so that they could pursue their true interest in obtaining precise astronomical observations and understanding the motion of the planets and their orbits. Emperors and courtesans surrounded themselves with mathematicians, natural philosophers and, above all, astrologers that, knowing the position of stars and planets, would predict the outcome of battles, the fate of new-born children or the fortune of marriages. The diverse national contexts render it difficult to talk about a uniform Scientific Revolution but rather of Revolutions taking place in different parts of Europe at the same time. In , the last Islamic stronghold, Granada , fell, and Iberia was divided between the Christian kingdoms of Spain and Portugal. The Viking Age saw Norseman explore, raid, conquer and trade through wide areas of the West. Men of intelligence usually joined religious orders and those of intellectual, administrative or diplomatic skill could advance beyond the usual restraints of society — leading churchmen from faraway lands were accepted in local bishoprics, linking European thought across wide distances. The answer may be in the universities, institutions that provided a supportive environment for study and research [ 8 ]. England became superior to France in many ways.
But Mathematics was not well thought of in the University and the professors were considered as an unwanted burden. Ask students if they have ever traded, or exchanged, one thing for another thing.
For example: The Dutch used a loom to make woven cloth. The Ottoman conquests sent refugee Greek scholars westward, contributing to the revival of the West's knowledge of the learning of Classical Antiquity.
Renaissance music was characterized by its humanist traits. They quickly adopted the Romance language of the land they settled off, their dialect becoming known as Normanan important literary language.
New Discoveries William Harvey's discovery of blood circulation and blood being pumped by the heart made him a notable enlightened thinker of his time.
Universities flourished, mining of coal commenced, and crucial technological advances such as the lockwhich enabled sail ships to reach the thriving Belgian city of Bruges via canals, and the deep sea ship guided by magnetic compass and rudder were invented. Londini: Petrus Shout.
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