The Middle Ages

History

Last Great Roman-Persian War (c. 602-629)

602 - 629

Viking attacks on Britain begin (c. 793)

793

Charlemagne crowned emperor (c. 800)

800

Death of Charlemagne (c. 814)

814

Division of Charlemagne's Empire (c. 843)

843

Mayan Empire collapses (c. 900)

900

Peace and Truce of God formed (c. 989)

989

University of Bologna formed (c. 1088)

1088

The Crusades (c. 1096-1273)

1096 - 1273

Ottoman Empire founded (c. 1299)

1299

The Hundred Years' War (c. 1337-1453)

1337 - 1453

Black Death arrives (c. 1347)

1347

Trial and execution of Joan of Arc (c. 1431)

1431

Christopher Columbus reaches New World (c. 1492)

1492

Politics and Society

Romans Leave (c. 410)

410

King Egbert unites England (c. 820)

820

Canute of Denmark (c. 1016)

1016

Denmark, Norway, and England split (c. 1035)

1035

Edward the Confessor (c. 1042)

1042

Harold of Wessex (c. 1066)

1066

Richard the Lionheart (c. 1189)

1189

King John signs Magna Carta (c. 1215)

1215

Henry III (c. 1216)

1216

Edward I (c. 1272)

1272

Edward III (c. 1327)

1327

Art and Architecture

Early Medieval (c. 500-800)

500 - 800

Carolingian (c. 780-900)

780 - 900

Romanesque (c. 900-1200)

900 - 1200

Gothic (c. 1200-1400)

1200 - 1400

Philosophy

St. Augustine (c. 354-430)

354 - 430

Boethius (c. 480-525)

480 - 525

Anselm of Canterbury (c. 1033-1109)

1033 - 1109

Late Medieval (c. 1200-1400)

1200 - 1400

Literature

Consolation of Philosophy written (c. 524)

524

Divine Comedy published (c. 1310)

1310

Printing press invented (c. 1439)

1439