Was just the Roman Empire but then they divided it between east and west. But then the west fell and it was just the East for a while.
The Byzantine Empire was originally the Roman Empire but they changed it to get a fresh start.
They were barbaric people, there type of invasion was hit and run.
After the west the east soon fell well after.
A western germanic tribe that spoke their own language.
The Middle Ages were in disarray, because of disruption in trade, downfall of cities, population shifts, decline in learning, loss of roman language.
Clovis was born in 452 died in 511.
Islamic culture began in the Arabian Peninsula, where Muhammed was the first prophet.
The Molsems were trying to get rid of Christianity but they didn't.
Crowned first emperor.
Split into 3 separate empires to make the Treaty of Verdun.
Church Official Noble/Lord
England was mad that the Normans settled on their land so they fought.
Pope Clermont gave a speech to "regain the holy land"
There were 9 crusades total and only one was a success.
This was between the Fatamids and Jerusalem.
Edward III began the Hundred Year War.
Byzantium fell 1000 years after Rome.