Religon Timeline

Judaism

1066 Jews establish banks

1066 A.D.

1090 Abd-ar-Rahman III becomes the caliph of Spain

1090 A.D.

1095-1291 Christian Crusades begin and thousands of Jews are killed

1095 - 1291

1146 Islamic Spain starts to persecute Jews

1146

1187 Saladin conquers holy land and invites Jews to return to holy land

1187

1255 Jews accused of brutally murdering and 8 year old Christian boy

1255

1290 King Edward I expels the Jews from England

1290

1348-1349 Many Jews flee Central Europe, accused of causing the black plague

1348 - 1349

1476 Mones ibn Zabara and Joseph ibn Hayyim create the Kennicott bible.

1476

1492 Jews who have not converted to Christianity are expelled from Spain.

1492

Middle East

1040 Turks capture territories in Persia

1040

1092 Seljuk empire collapses into civil war

1092

1145 Pope Eugene III announces the Second Crusade

1145

1158 European Universities appear

1158

1175 Saladin becomes sultan of Egypt and Syria

1175

1192 Saladin and Richard I sign a peace treaty, ending the Third Crusade

1192

1193 Saladin dies

1193

1331 Ottoman Turks capture Nicea, the last Byzantine territory in Asia

1331

1347 Black Death Begins

1347

1453 Ottomans conquer Constantinople

1453