Medieval Timeline Of Important Dates

Events

Constantine the Great crowned Roman Emperor

306

Constantine splits Rome into Western and Eastern

330

Constantine splits Rome into Western and Eastern Provinces & moves the capital from Rome to an Ancient city called Byzantium

St. Augustine publishes his book City Of God

426

Romulus, the last of the Roman Emperors in the west

476

Romulus, the last of the Roman Emperors in the west, falls to the Germanic leader Odoacer

Germanic Tribes control most of Europe

500

Germanic Tribes control most of Europe- Enter the "Dark Ages"

Justinian is crowned emperor

527

Justinian is crowned emperor of Byzantine Empire

Islam starts following the first revelation

610

Islam starts following the first revelation to the prophet Muhammad

Charles Martel leads the Fench

732

Charles Martel lead the French in defeat over Muslim invaders at the Battle of Tours

Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne

800

Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne as Holy Roman Emperor

Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox

1054

Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church to split into separate entities

William the Conqueror crowned the first Norman king

1066

William the Conqueror crowned the first Norman king of England, and the Anglo-Saxon phase came to an end

Pope Gregory VII

1073

Pope Gregory VII initiates a new conception of the Church

The first Crusade is initiated

1095

The first Crusade is initiated and pope Urban II calls upon the princess of Christendom to recover Jerusalem

King John of England

1215

King John of England signs the Magna Carta

Saint Thomas Aquinas writes The Summa Theologica

1265

Saint Thomas Aquinas writes The Summa Theologica, his best known work

Black Death

1346

Black Death breaks out in Italy

Constantinople falls

1453

Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Turks

Christopher Columbus

1492

Christopher Columbus was out in sea