Chivalry in the Middle Ages may also refer to an idealized life and a knight’s manners while among his court.
History The term chivalry was derived from several different languages.
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.
De Re Militari was translated into French in the 13th century as L’art de chevalerie.
This type of chivalry also calls for knights to put others’ lives before their own.These three areas intertwined often and were sometimes hard to distinguish.-Duties to countrymen Sometimes referred to as “warrior chivalry,” this area of chivalry deals with a knight’s virtuous traits such as valor, honor and protecting the poor.Both of these movements sanctified members through fights against supposed “infidels,” while protecting religious pilgrims.Both movements also required taking a vow and the logging of activities.