The Middle Ages was a period between 476 and 1300 in which there was great change and there was evidence of the first forms of modern civilization. European society gradually transformed from a Europe that was in anarchy during the Dark Ages to several national states. There were several signs of the roots of modern civilization forming. The power that once lay solely upon kings was no longer completely theirs but had to be shared with local
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be the foundation to countries separating Church and State because of the influence that the Church had on society.
These changes in government, society and culture was not
noticeable during the Middle Ages because people could not see its effects across Europe and the events that occurred were not seen as indications of a different future. Historians today can look back in history and see that the Middle Ages were the roots of modern civilization.