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Middle Ages

East Roman Empire

27 BC - 476 AD

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.

Byzantine Empire

285 - 1461

The Byzantine Empire was originally the Roman Empire but they changed it to get a fresh start.

Vikings

425 - 1066

They were barbaric people, there type of invasion was hit and run.

Fall of Roman Empire

476

After the west the east soon fell well after.

Franks

481 - 814

A western germanic tribe that spoke their own language.

Middle Ages

500 - 1500

The Middle Ages were in disarray, because of disruption in trade, downfall of cities, population shifts, decline in learning, loss of roman language.

Death of Clovis

511

Clovis was born in 452 died in 511.

Islamic Empire

511 - 1031

Islamic culture began in the Arabian Peninsula, where Muhammed was the first prophet.

Battle of Tours

732

The Molsems were trying to get rid of Christianity but they didn't.

Charlemagne

800

Crowned first emperor.

Treaty of Verdun

843

Split into 3 separate empires to make the Treaty of Verdun.

Feudalism

850 - 950

feudalism pyramid:
King
Church Official Noble/Lord
Peasants/Surfs

Battle of Hastings

1066

England was mad that the Normans settled on their land so they fought.

The Call of the First Crusade

1095

Pope Clermont gave a speech to "regain the holy land"

Crusades

1096 - 1272

There were 9 crusades total and only one was a success.

Battle of Jerusalem

1099

This was between the Fatamids and Jerusalem.

Hundred Years of War

1337 - 1453

Edward III began the Hundred Year War.

Fall of Byzantine Empire

1453

Byzantium fell 1000 years after Rome.