Byzantium empire

Main

the byzantium empire

330 A.D. - 1453 A.D.

Constatine founds Byzantium in 330 A.D. the empire falls in 1453 A.D.

Empire splits

395 A.D.

Western empire

395 A.D. - 476 A.D

western half falls eastern survives and is named the byzantie mpire

Justinian

526 A.D.

he went on to widly expand the empire conquering parts of the western empire that was conquered africa italy spain has his own law code and creates the hagia sofia last emporer to use the name ceaser

lombards

568 A.D.

they attacked conquering north italy which the byzanties owned

heraclius

610

heraclius becomes new emporer language changes to greek

north africa

690

the loss of north africa to muslims

muslims

693

muslims attack continople

muslims try to attack constinople

717 - 718

they try to attack by land and sea and are held off

Regains control

721

they regain control of asia minore taking it from the muslims

icons

726 - 843

Emporer Leo III banned icons they are restored in 843

Emporers in east and west

800

Charlemagne is crowned emporer of the romans first time in 300 year east and west empire both have emporers

Bulgars over run Thrace

917

Bulgars unsuccesfuly attack Constinople

924

Russians attack

941

russians attack bithynia and try to attack constinople russian fleet destroyed

Basil II

976

new emporer basil II

Trading rights

992

venetians get big trading rights in byzantie empire

Basil II conquers syria

995

Basil II reconquers Greece

996

Basil II destroys bulgar army

1014

The great schism

1054

latin roman and greek orthodox churches excommunicate each other

Loss of south Italy

1055

lose to the turks

1071

they lost to the seljuk turks at manzikert permanant loss of most of asia minor

Loss of syria

1075

lose syria to the muslims

Deafeated by Thrace

1087

the byzanties where deafeted by thrace

Alexius apeals to Urban II

1095

he apealed for help against the turks therefore the first crusade is named

Crusaders arrive in Constinople

1096

the crusaders are succesful but withdraw from cooperation with the byzanties

Reconquer South West asia minor

1121

defeated by the Sultanate of rome

1179

Hopes of regaining asia minor are lost

Fourth Crusade

1202

they meet in venice

Constinople is captured

1204

the fourth crusade captures constinople Byzantium never recovers

Nicaea recaptures Constinople

1261

Restores Byzantium Empire

End of Byzantum empire

1453

Fall of constinople

Greece

Early Greek Culture

2000 B.C. - 1100 B.C.

Minoans begin the Bronze Age

2000 B.C.

Minoans build a palace at Knossos

1900 B.C. - 1450 B.C.

Minoan Civlization destroyed

1450 B.C.

A volcanic eruption destroyed the Minoan civilization

Myceneans

1400 B.C.

they become a great power in Greece

Trojan war

1280 B.C. - 1250 B.C.

Mycenaean power declines

1200 B.C.

The Dark Age

1000 B.C. - 800 B.C.

The Archaic Period

800 B.C. - 470 B.C.

Greecks develop arts

800 B.C

poetry, sculpture,and pottery homer made the Iliad and the odessey

First Olympics

776 B.C.

Laws and Punishments are documented

620 B.C.

Coins

570 B.C.

Sparta is founded

550 B.C. - 500 B.C.

the Classical age

470 B.C. - 336 B.C.

Socrates is born

470 B.C.

He was a great philosopher

Golden age of athens

465 B.C. - 429 B.C.

sparta conquers athens

431 B.C. - 404 B.C.

in the peloponesian war

Plato founds a school

387