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Middle Ages

Roman Empire

27 BC - 476 AD

One of the strongest Empires and fell in 476 AD

Byzantine Empire

285 AD - 1461 Ad

Was a strong empire while Rome was and they had huge walls to protect them but once cannons were invented hey were not as strong.

Vikings

425 AD - 1066 AD

Ruthless people and would raid any village just to get food and show there power.

Fall of Roman Empire

476 AD

This was the last time Rome had power and you never really hear about them anymore.

Franks

481 AD - 814 AD

They were powerful Germanic tribes.

Middle Ages

500 AD - 1500 AD

Was the time of the crusades and a very powerful time for Empires

Islamic Empire

511 - 1031

They were the Muslims and were very powerful and very religious

Clovis converts men to Christians

511 AD

This is when Clovis made his army and everyone Christians. He dies soon after this.

Battle of Tours

732 AD

This is when the Franks beat the Moors

Charlemagne

800 AD

He made his empire into the Carolingian Empire. The empire was strong until Charlemagne died, there were no other good rulers after him.

Treaty of Verdun

843 AD

This treaty divided the Carolingian Empire

Feudalism

850 - 950

Feudalism was a set of legal and military customs in medieval Europe.

Battle of Hastings

1066 AD

This was a battle between Norman French army and English army. Norman French won the war.

The First Crusade

1095

The First Crusade was a military expedition by Roman Catholic Europe to regain the Holy Lands taken by the Muslims and the Christians defeated them.

Crusades

1096 AD - 1272 AD

Series of battles between England and France. It was the fight for the christian religion.

Battle of Jerusalem

1099

The Crusaders stormed and captured the city from Fatimid Egypt. The Siege is known for the massacre that followed, which much of Jerusalem's population was killed and destroyed.

Hundred Year War

1337 - 1453

The Hundred Years War was a series of wars between the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of France for control of the French throne.

Fall of Byzantine Empire

1453 AD

This is when Constantinople was destroyed and you never hear of them again and they were a strong force. Also marked the end of the Roman Empire.