Medieval Military Ranks In Order

Medieval Military Ranks In Order

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World History: The Medieval Era: Teacher’s Guide

Curriculum Focus: World History Duration: 8 segments; Program Description This library of videos contains segments about the Middle Ages in Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Africa’s Lost City (4 min.) Middle Ages in Europe (5 min.) Europe’s Feudal States (5 min.) Crusades to the Middle East (8 min.) Europe’s Bubonic Plague (7 min.) Suleiman, the Magnificent Leader (6 min.) Japan’s Samurai Warriors (5 min.)

Thematic Units Power

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS What role did religion play in the establishment and preservation of empires during the Middle Ages? SEGMENTS Africa’s Lost City Pre-viewing question Who colonized much of southern Africa? When did most colonization take place? World History: The Medieval Era: Teacher’s Guide 2

Post-viewing question When was the Great Zimbabwe built? Who built it and why is this important in African history?

Middle Ages in Europe

Pre-Viewing Question When and why were most European castles built? Where were they located? Post-Viewing Question Describe the roles of the lords, knights, and peasants in the medieval feudal system.Europe’s Feudal States

Pre-Viewing Question What is feudalism? What were the political and social ranks of feudalism? Post-Viewing Question How did feudalism benefit the monarchs and nobles of Europe during the Middle Ages? How did it benefit the peasants? Crusades to the Middle East Pre-viewing question Where is the area known as the Holy Land? Why was it considered holy?

Post-viewing question What were the Crusades? Why were these brutal wars given this name?

Suleiman, The Magnificent Leader

Pre-Viewing Question When did the Ottoman empire reach its peak? Who was the sultan during this time? Post-Viewing Question Why was Suleiman considered magnificent? On what did he base his laws? How did his justice system inspire allegiance from his subjects? Japan’s Samurai Warriors

Pre-Viewing Question What type of society existed in Japan from the 1200s to the 1600s? Who was the shogun? Post-Viewing Question Contrast the feudal society of Japan to that in Europe during the medieval period.Art and Culture ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS Describe the art and architecture of the Byzantine empire.How is it different from that of the Renaissance? Compare and contrast the role of religion in medieval society with its role in society today.Does it differ depending on the region of the world?

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What elements of medieval society have been passed on through history? What elements of medieval society died during the Renaissance and are no longer a part of modern society? SEGMENTS The Byzantine Empire Pre-viewing question What area of the world comprised the Byzantine empire? Where was its capital? What is that city called today?

Post-viewing question How does the Hagia Sophia reflect the cultural influences of the Byzantine empire? What happened to Constantinople and the Hagia Sophia in 1452?

Suleiman, the Magnificent Leader

Pre-Viewing Question Who was the greatest leader of the Ottomans? Identify on a map the boundaries of the Ottoman empire at its height in the mid-1500s.Post-Viewing Question What role did religion play in Suleiman’s leadership and decision-making? Why was he a strong patron of the arts? Science and Technology

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS What is an epidemic? Give examples of health epidemics from the Middle Ages and the present.How do they differ and how are they similar? What military technologies were advanced during the medieval era? How have these technologies changed? What social classes benefited the most from technological developments during medieval times? Why? SEGMENTS Africa’s Lost City

Pre-viewing question Where is Zimbabwe located? What was its former name? When and why did it change? Post-viewing question Why was it important that an independent archaeologist examine the ruins of the Great Zimbabwe? What result did his dating of the complex have on the history of the region?

Europe’s Bubonic Plague

Pre-Viewing Question How are bacteria transmitted from one organism to another?

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2005.All rights reserved.World History: The Medieval Era: Teacher’s Guide 4

Post-Viewing Question How did the bubonic plague make its way from Asia to Europe? Japan’s Samurai Warriors

Pre-viewing question What is a samurai? What skills do samurai possess? Post-viewing question Which military innovation changed the samurai way of life? How?

Academic Standards Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) McREL’s Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks for K-12 Education addresses 14 content areas.To view the standards and benchmarks, visit link: This lesson plan addresses the following national Systems: Understands the patterns of human settlement and their causes; Environment and Society: Understands how geography is used to interpret the past History—Historical Understanding: Understands and knows how to analyze chronological relationships and patterns, Understands the historical perspective Language Arts—Viewing: Uses viewing skills and strategies to understand and interpret visual media

The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) NCSS has developed national guidelines for teaching social studies.To become a member of NCSS, or to view the standards online, go to http://www.socialstudies
medieval military ranks in order
.org This lesson plan addresses the following thematic standards: Culture

Time, Continuity, and Change Power, Authority, and Governance Production, Distribution, and Consumption Science, Technology, and Society Global Connections Civic Ideals and Practices
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The Modern Scottish Knights Templar A Christian Order of Chivalry.

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Order of the Temple of Supremus Militaris Templi Hiersolymitani - OSMTH

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Membership in the Order requires that the candidate be a Christian of any denomination, and is by invitation only.


The principal focus in selecting members is exemplary character, accomplishments in life and obvious commitment to the ideals of religious and hereditary organisations, patriotic or service organisations provides one means of assessing a candidate's eligibility, as does his or her professional and social accomplishments.

In the case of a person who is not personally known to an active member, our Membership Committee requires a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, resume, biography or other detailed written background information.Qualified individuals inquiring via Internet will be referred to their nearest contact.

Prospective Members will be invited to attend a number of gatherings and will be usually expected to spend some time as a period, the Companion may be invited to become full Members of the Order.

knighthood in a spiritual or historical place and Involves the giving or Dame (DTJ) is then invested with the white mantle and the insignia of the Order (Neck Cross).

If the Member continues to serve the Order well, they may be raised or promoted to the following ranks:

Knight/Dame Commander (KCTJ/DCTJ) Grand Officer (GOTJ) Grand Cross (GCTJ)

The rank of Grand Cross (GCTJ) is the highest rank of the Order and is reserved for those who have given significant service to the Order.

Members would never be asked to do or take part in anything that is illegal or would go against their faith whilst serving the Order.

Members are expected to pay their Annual Membership Dues (Oblations) on request.

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OSMTH International Order Nobis Domine, Non Nobis Sed Nomini Tua Da Gloriam the holy sites of Christianity and the other great faiths are re-spected, protected and maintained, and pilgrims can travel to them in safety; the dedication, generosity and integrity of all those engaged in providing humanitarian aid are recognised and valued, and aid workers carry out their vital work in an ethical manner without fear of discrimination; the principles of active charity, courtesy, dedication and honesty, inherent in the highest ideals of a code of chivalry and a personal rule of life, are spread wider and wider in society; and the contribution of the Order of Knights Templar, medieval and modern, with regard to agriculture, construction, transportation, crafts, medicine, finance, inter-faith affairs, diplomacy and philan-thropy is both well researched, and also widely understood and valued by the public.


OSMTH - Knights Templar International aspires to be the modern organi-sation the original Knights Templar might have become, if their historical development had been unbroken.

Like other orders of military and monastic origins, whose traditions stem from Jerusalem in the Middle Ages, our membership has long ago put aside swords for purely ceremonial use and turned its attention, as a civil society organisation, to charitable, cultural, humanitarian and reconciliation endeavours.

In our members today, we look for Christians sufficiently confident in their own beliefs to respect and value the beliefs of those of other faiths and of none.

Knights Templar International seek, by their collective action and individual personal example, to put into practice in the modern world the highest ideals of the code of chivalry and the per-sonal rule of Christian life inspired by the spiritual father of the medieval Order, St Bernard of Clairvaux.
Our modern Order also adheres to the Principles adopted by the General Assembly of the Order of the Temple in Paris in 1841 in that: our membership is open to Christians of all denominations and from all social backgrounds; we operate as an openly accountable and democratic organisation our members have a duty to promote the causes of peace and human dignity; and

our work in humanitarian aid is undertaken for the benefit of the diverse strands of all humanity.


In addition to the local and national activities of each of its constit ent Member Grand Priories, OSMTH Knights Templar Intern tional undertakes a range of collective programmes around the world.
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION Welcome to the Knights Templar Order in Scotland

Our official name is Ordo Supremus Militaris Templi Hierosolymitani, and often shortened to the initials OSMTH or SMOTJ.Our Order was founded on the principles first adopted by the original Templar Knights in France in the Year 1118 and carried out in those early days from their home in the Temple of Solomon in the Holy City in Jerusalem
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