Fall of RomeWikipedia The decline of the Roman Empire is one of the events traditionally marking the end of Classical Antiquity and the beginning of the European Middle Ages.
Justinian IIn 533 an imparial army set out against set out against the Vandal Kingdom in North America, which was reincorporated into the empire in 534
Battle of RomeVittigis therefore built a series of six camps around the eastern perimeter, facing various gates in the city walls. Most of Rome lies on the eastern bank of the Tiber River, with the Milvian Bridge being the primary span across the river to the west.
Aug 7, 610
Muhammad Prophet life beginsMuhammad was born and lived in Mecca for the first 52 years of his life (570–622) which was divided into two phases, that is before and after declaring the prophecy
Jun 6, 732
Charles "the Hammer" Martel, Battle of ToursIt is vital to note, when assessing Charles Martel's life, that even those historians who dispute the significance of this one Battle as the event that saved Christianity, do not dispute that Martel himself had a huge effect on Western European history.
Dec 25, 800
Charlemagne CrownedOn 23 December Leo swore an oath of innocence. At Mass, on Christmas Day (25 December), when Charlemagne knelt at the altar to pray, the pope crowned him Imperator Romanorum ("Emperor of the Romans") in Saint Peter's Basilica.
Sep 8, 886
Alred The GreatThe measures taken by Alfred to repress this uprising culminated in the taking (or more probably, retaking) of London in 886. Alfred apparently regarded this as a turning point in his reign.
Sep 15, 988
Christianity reaches RussiaChristian Church
The Christian community that became the Russian Orthodox Church is traditionally said to have been founded by the Apostle Andrew, who is thought to have visited Scythia and Greek colonies along the northern coast of the Black Sea. According to one of the legends, Andrew reached the future location of Kiev and foretold the foundation of a great Christian city. The spot where he reportedly erected a
Mar 10, 1095
Pope Urban IIUrban II's crusading movement took its first public shape at the Council of Piacenza, where, in March 1095, Urban II received an ambassador from the Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos (1081–118) asking for help against Muslim Turks, who had taken over most of formerly Byzantine Anatolia.
Mar 16, 1095
First Crusade to Holy Landcrusade
The armies journeyed eastward by land toward Constantinople, where they received a wary welcome from the Byzantine Emperor. Pledging to restore lost territories to the empire, the Crusaders were supplied and transported to Anatolia where they laid siege to Seljuk-occupied Nicea. The city fell on 19 June 1097
Sep 16, 1206
Genghis Khan founds the Mongol EmpireGenghis Khan
The Mongol Empire was governed by a civilian and military code, called the Yassa, created by Genghis Khan. The Mongol Empire did not emphasize the importance of ethnicity and race in the administrative realm, instead adopting an approach grounded in meritocracy. The exception was the role of Genghis Khan and his family.
Jun 15, 1215
Magna Carta, also called Magna Carta Libertatum (the Great Charter of Freedoms), is an English legal charter, originally issued in the year 1215. It was written in Latin and is known by its Latin name. The usual English translation of Magna Carta is Great Charter.
Mar 7, 1337
Start of the 100 year warhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hundred_Years'_War
The Hundred Years' War (French: Guerre de Cent Ans) was a prolonged conflict lasting from 1337 to 1453 between two royal houses for the French throne, which was vacant with the extinction of the senior Capetian line of French kings. The two primary contenders were the House of Valois and the House of Plantagenet, also known as the House of Anjou. The House of Valois claimed the title of King of France, while the Plantagenets from England claimed to
Mar 15, 1347
Black PlagueBubonic Plague
The deadly disease has claimed nearly 200 million lives (although there is some debate as to whether all of the plagues attributed to it are in fact the same disease). The first recorded epidemic ravaged the Byzantine Empire during the sixth century, and was named the Plague of Justinian after emperor Justinian I, who was infected but survived.
Nov 16, 1453
End of 100 year warhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hundred_Years'_War
The Hundred Years' War was a time of military evolution. Weapons, tactics, army structure, and the societal meaning of war all changed, partly in response to the demands of the war, partly through advancement in technology, and partly through lessons that warfare taught.
Mar 15, 1492
Christopher ColumbusColumbus's initial 1492 voyage came at a critical time of growing national imperialism and economic competition between developing nation states seeking wealth from the establishment of trade routes and colonies. In this sociopolitical climate, Columbus's far-fetched scheme won the attention of Isabella I of Castile.