Dating and marriage in middle ages Italian married women chat
Medieval courtly literature glorifies the ideologies and valor of the ancient Romans.
Chivalry in the Middle Ages was a moral, religious and social code of knightly and courtly conduct.
The code varied, but it often emphasized honor, courage and service.
Women were even sometimes viewed as a source of evil, even though Mary was seen as a refuge for man and a mediator to God.
Courtly Love Courtly love was the practice of chivalrously expressing love.
The rules of courtly love were laid out in Andreas Capellanus’ very influential work De Amore (“Concerning Love”). When he inquired carefully concerning this, he was told, ‘This is the parchment on which are written the rules of love which the King of Love himself, with his own mouth, pronounced for lovers.