Middle Ages

Middle Ages

Roman Empire

600 B.C. - 476 A.D.

Myth says that Rome was built by Romulus and Remus. Built on a strategic location for trade.

Byzantium Empire

395 A.D. - 1453 A.D.

Rome divides into East and West. East becomes the Byzantium Empire.

Middle Ages

476 A.D. - 1452 A.D.

Had three periods:
Early Middle Ages
High Middle Ages
Late Middle Ages

Fall of Rome

476 A.D.

Unity of Rome was broken; mostly due to invasion of Germanic tribes.

Clovis Converts Men to Christianity

511 A.D.

Prays to Christian God before a battle against another Germanic tribe and wins.

Franks

511 A.D. - 843 A.D.

Germanic people who lived in Gaul.

Islamic Empire

610 A.D. - 732 A.D.

Starts on Arabian Peninsula and the Islamic religion is spread by Prophet Muhammad.

Battle of Tours

732 A.D.

Muslims vs Christians. Christians win with Charles Martel spreading their religion across Europe.

Charlemagne Rule

800 A.D.

Crowned first emperor since the Roman Empire. Also, he was crowned by a pope (this was extremely rare).

Treaty of Verdun

843 A.D.

Breaks unity of the Frankish Empire and ends the Carolingian Dynasty.

Vikings

846 A.D. - 911 A.D.

Germanic people from Scandinavia invade and attack for food and money. They were bribed with Normandy for stop attacking villages.

Feudalism

900 A.D. - 1300 A.D.

The Treaty of Verdun leads to Feudalism.

Battle of Hastings

1066 A.D.

This battle was on October 14, 1066 and supported the rise of Feudalism.

Call for Crusade

1095 A.D.

Pope Urban makes this call at the Council of Clermont.

First Crusade

1095 A.D.

Christians take Jerusalem from Muslims

Crusades

1095 A.D. - 1212 A.D.

"Holy War" for the gain of Jerusalem.

England vs France

1337 A.D. - 1453 A.D.

Begins Feudalism in England.

Fall of Constantinople

1453 A.D.

Seiged and taken by the Turks.