The roman empire lasted 500 years, 50 millions people live and they influence art, architecture, engineering, language, writing, philosophy, law and citizenship.
Christian Church Forms
This religions believe in Jesus. In 395 C.E ,Emperor Constantine gave people the right to practice Christianity freely legally. Before this decree people would get persecuted for following Christianity.
Death of Western Rome
Emperor Constantine moved his capital 850 miles to Constantinople. The emperors found out that the Germanic tribes invade Rome.
Eastern Orthodox Church
532 CE - 537 CE
The Hagia Sophia built between 532 to 537 C.E. Its features are mimiced by other Orthodox Churches.
Justinian l's Reign
Blue and Greens fans fought each other during chariot races and the groups were upset that Emperer Justinian l arrest someone during the fight. Justinian rebuild Constantinople and build Hagia Sophia and more buildings. Justinian put an end to this fight.
East vs West Rome
Byzantine Emperor Leo lll told everyone that to get rid of religious images or iconoclasm. The popes found out and it made them really upset. Pope Gregory lll excommunicated Emperor Leo lll
Angry people forced King John to meet up to sign Magna Carta. They want to stop unlawful arresting, confiscating property and unfair taxing. It is important because it is a symbol of rights to people.
Hundred Years War
1337 C.E - 1453 C.E
England and France fought for land control. England won most of fights France made a comeback and won the war.
1347 C.E - 1351 C.E
This disease came from central Asia . It affected 1/3 of Europe. It came from fleas that spread to infected rats and it have fleas on them so it spread to people.
Joan of Arc
Joan was the leader of her army and they won victory in the battle of Orleans. Joan started the rise of nationalism. Next year at age 19, the English captured her , called her heretic and burned her alive