A small minority of aristocrats rule this empire. The Abbasids wanted to control with their power, wealth and privilege.
The Heian period is the last division of classical Japanese history. The period is named after the capital city of Heian-kyō, or modern Kyōto.
The First Crusade was the first of a number of crusades that attempted to capture the Holy Land.
The Fourth Crusade was a Western European armed expedition called by Pope Innocent III, originally intended to reconquer Muslim-controlled Jerusalem by means of an invasion through Egypt.
Conflict between Kingdom of England and Kingdom of France
Europe experienced the most deadly disease outbreak in history when the Black Death, the infamous pandemic of bubonic plague, killing a third of the human population.
The Fall of Constantinople was the capture of the capital of the Byzantine Empire by an invading army of the Ottoman Empire on 29 May 1453.
Ottoman Turks at least had control of the Balkans.