Medieval clothes provided information about the rank of the person wearing them. A period of time in which reformation of important social aspects such as religion, education, and the arts was active and advancing at a rapid rate.
High medieval society had been characterized by the corporation. I am not sure but I do know most people would agree that the Roman Empire has fallen The hows and whys are up for debate just as questions about the enlightenment abound. In Western society, the invention of the printing press and subsequent widespread literacy signaled the shift away from a primarily oral culture to a literate, print culture.
This circle is a renaissance symbol for religious leadership or importance. In the central, or high, Middle Ages, even more dramatic growth occurred. These stories are defined as epics, because they often contain a hero or heroic group that slayed an evil force of some kind.