Western Humanities Quarter 3 Timeline

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  • Oct 1st, 0732

    Charles Martel Halts a Muslim Advance into France

    This was a part of the Battle of Tours, in North-Central France. Charles was a leader in this eries of battles, Because charles won, he was able to extend his authority to the south
  • Sep 1st, 1051

    William the conqueror invades england

    With approximately 7,000 troops and cavalry, William seized Pevensey and marched to Hastings, where he paused to organize his forces. On October 13, Harold arrived near Hastings with his army, and the next day William led his forces out to give battle. At the end of a bloody, all-day battle, King Harold II was killed.
  • Jan 1st, 1096

    FIrst crusade

    The First Crusade was an attempt to re-capture Jerusalem. After the capture of Jerusalem by the Muslims in 1076, any Christian who wanted to pay a pilgrimage to the city faced a very hard time. Muslim soldiers made life very difficult for the Christians and trying to get to Jerusalem was filled with danger for a Christian.
  • Jan 1st, 1160

    Rise of European Universities

    The university of Paris was founded in 1160.In the 19th and 20th centuries, European universities concentrated upon science and research, their structures and philosophies having shaped the contemporary university. The original medieval universities arose from the Roman Catholic Church schools that became “the university."
  • Jan 1st, 1204

    Fall of constantinople

    Ascending to the Ottoman throne in 1451, Mehmed II began making preparations to reduce the Byzantine capital of Constantinople. Though the seat of Byzantine power for over a millennium, the empire had badly eroded after the city's capture in 1204 during the Fourth Crusade. Reduced to the area around the city as well as a large part of the Peloponnese in Greece, the Empire was led by Constantine XI
  • Jan 1st, 1274

    Great Schism

    The Church split along doctrinal, theological, linguistic, political, and geographic lines, and the fundamental breach has never been healed. It might be alleged that the two churches actually reunited in 1274
  • Jan 1st, 1337

    Hundred Years War

    This was a war between France and England. It lasted for 116 years. There was no clear winner because the english gained the Pale of Calais, but they lost all other continental areas
  • Jan 1st, 1450

    Johann Gutenberg's Printing Press

    The printing press allowed information to be shared and spread much faster.
  • Dec 2nd, 1469

    Lorenzo De Medici comes to power in FLorence

    Lorenzo started the Reign of the powerful medici family. A femily that helped greatly to shape the Renaissance
  • Jan 1st, 1486

    Pico Publishes "The Oration"

    Pico wrote and pronounced this book at this time. This book told of his thoughts and ideas about life.
  • Jan 1st, 1503

    Creation of Mona Lisa

    Creation of Mona Lisa
    Leonardo da Vinci began painting the Mona Lisa in 1503 or 1504 in Florence, Italy, and finished around 1517.
  • Jan 1st, 1504

    Creation of the David

    Creation of the David
    In this year, the David sculpture was created by the legendary artist, Michealangelo. This Piece took about 4 years to complete and was, and still is today one of the most spectacular sculpures ever made. It helped to show the new, more realistic art of the time period.
  • Jan 1st, 1512

    Painting of the sistine chapel

    Painting of the sistine chapel
    Also painted by Michealangelo, the sistine chapel was a giant cathedral ceiling, which was painted with many scenes from the bible and biblical legends. This was an incredible work, that is still marveled today.
  • Oct 31st, 1517

    The 95 Thesis

    The 95 Thesis
    This was one of the most important parts of the Renaissance. Martin luther, a priest and a monk, posted 95 reasons why the church was corrupt. The church did not like this and this started the protestant reformation, which is still noticable today with the many branches of churches
  • Jan 1st, 1532

    Machiavelli Publishes "The Prince"

    This Book was written to tell a prince how to be a king when he comes into power
  • Period:
    476
    to
    Jan 1st, 1527

    The Middle Ages

    In the middle ages, Europe had lost many of its skills and was less advanced during these times than it was during the greek and Roman times
  • Period:
    476
    to
    Jan 1st, 1000

    Early Middle ages

    This was the darkest period of the middle ages. No advances were made and there was very little order in European society
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1000
    to
    Jan 1st, 1300

    High Middle ages

    At this time, the middle ages were still behind Greek and Roman times, but they were in better shape than during the early middle ages
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1300
    to
    Jan 1st, 1527

    Late Middle Ages

    Many more strives were made to get back to Greek and Roman cultures, But this would not be achieved until the Renaissance
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1347
    to
    Jan 1st, 1350

    The Black Death

    This was a terrible Plague which arguably helped to start the Renaissance
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1375
    to
    Jan 1st, 1527

    Renaissance in italy

  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1525
    to

    The Reformation