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1 During the Middle Ages, there was no anarchistic activity except some ascetic religious movements in the Muslim world or in Christian Europe.
2 From the 9th century, the medieval Islamic world classified Jews and Christians as dhimmis, and allowed Jews to practice their religion more freely than they could do in medieval Christian Europe.
3 This was the first major outbreak of anti-Jewish violence in Christian Europe outside Spain and was cited by Zionists in the 19th century as indicating the need for a state of Israel.
4 French Mont de Vénus, "Mountain of Venus") - a subterranean realm ruled by Venus, hidden underneath Christian Europe - became a motif of European folklore rendered in various legends and epics.
5 But no opinion can grasp how it can come about that it was not founded long ago... One early work of fiction detailing an alternate history is Joanot Martorell's 1490 epic romance Tirant lo Blanch, which was written when the loss of Constantinople to the Turks was still a recent and traumatic memory for Christian Europe.
6 This translation was read by and greatly influenced a number of scholars in Christian Europe including: Roger Bacon, Robert Grosseteste, Witelo, Giambattista della Porta, Leonardo Da Vinci, Galileo Galilei, Christiaan Huygens, René Descartes, and Johannes Kepler.
7 historian Walter Goffart says of Bede that he "holds a privileged and unrivalled place among first historians of Christian Europe".
8 It formed a group for young people known as the Young BNP, although in 2010 renamed this group as the BNP Crusaders, "to pay homage to our ancestors from the Middle Ages who saved Christian Europe from the onslaught of Islam".
9 Yuval rejects the blood libel story as a fantasy of some Christians which could not contain any element of truth in it due to the precarious nature of the Jewish minority's existence in Christian Europe.
10 By the eighteenth century, historians such as Edward Gibbon had begun to portray the Frankish leader as the saviour of Christian Europe from a full-scale Islamic invasion.
11 Pogroms were common throughout Christian Europe, including organized violence, restrictive land ownership and professional lives, forcible relocation and ghettoization, mandatory dress codes, and at times humiliating actions and torture.
12 Christian Europe reacted with shock and expulsions of Jews, serving as an impetus to later Crusades.
13 Comparing the treatment of Jews in the medieval Islamic world and medieval Christian Europe, Mark R. Cohen notes that, in contrast to Jews in Christian Europe, the "Jews in Islam were well integrated into the economic life of the larger society", and that they were allowed to practice their religion more freely than they could do in Christian Europe.
14 It took a while for the Alexandrian rules to be adopted throughout Christian Europe, however.
15 The conspiracy suggested that Jews, Freemasons, Communists, and other leftists alike sought the destruction of Christian Europe, with Spain the principal target.
16 Unlike pagan Rome, Christian Europe did not exercise a universal prohibition of the dissection and autopsy of the human body and such examinations were carried out regularly from at least the 13th century.
17 The Greek drive for independence from the Ottoman Empire inspired supporters across Christian Europe, especially in Britain.
18 The nobility represented the first estate in a typical early modern kingdom of Christian Europe, with Germany being no exception.
19 The system of requiring Jews to wear yellow stars was subsequently adopted also in parts of Christian Europe.
20 Hindu India, the Islamic Middle East and Christian Europe to its west, and China and Japan to the north-east were major influences brought by shipping routes passing through the region.
21 The Renaissance brought an intense focus on scholarship to Christian Europe.
22 With the promise of political emancipation, many Jews saw no reason to continue to observe Jewish law and increasing numbers of Jews assimilated into Christian Europe.
23 Thus, Christian Nubia and Ethiopia adopted the Alexandrian calendar, while Christian Europe adopted the Julian calendar, in either the Catholic or Orthodox variant.
24 In the 16th and 17th centuries, as in the whole Christian Europe, Lithuanian literature was primarily religious.
25 Conceptions of madness in the Middle Ages in Christian Europe were a mixture of the divine, diabolical, magical and humoral and transcendental.
26 The Greek drive for independence from the Ottoman Empire in the 1820s and 1830s inspired supporters across Christian Europe, especially in Britain, which was the result of western idealization of Classical Greece and romanticism.
27 To Adrian, Christian Europe was the body, and the Pope the head.
28 In 1398 and 1399, Boniface IX appealed to Christian Europe in favor of the Byzantine emperor Manuel II Palaeologus, threatened at Constantinople by Sultan Bayezid I, but there was little enthusiasm for a new crusade at such a time.
29 Not quite two years after the Fall of Constantinople, Callixtus was chiefly concerned with the organization of Christian Europe against an invasion by the Turks.
30 In Christian Europe, the extermination of heretics was considered desirable.