Chapter 7: Late Antiquity and the Emergance of the Medieval World - Chapter 10 the Rise of Kingdoms and the Growth of Church Power

By TylerLS
  • 455

    Vandals sack Rome

    The Vandals sack Rome for breaking the treaty between Rome and Gaiseric, the leader of the Vandals.
  • Period: 500 to Jan 1, 711

    Germanic Kingdoms

    Over the course of the fifth and sixth centuries, the Western Roman Empire was replaced politically by a series of kingdoms ruled by Germanic kings.
  • 537

    Completion of Hagia Sophia

    Completion of Hagia Sophia
    Hagia Sopia is completed by a Grek architect who departed radically from the simple flat-roofed basilica of Western architcture.
  • Jan 1, 632

    Death of Muhammad

    Muhammad dies at the age of 62 in the year of 632.
  • Jan 1, 710

    Invasion of Spain

    The Muslims invade Spain after sweeping across North Africa. After fifteen years Spain was converted to a Muslim state.
  • Jan 1, 732

    Charles Martel defeats Muslims

    Charels Martel defeats a Muslim army making a foray into southern France at the battle of Tours near Poitiers, causing the Muslim expansion to halt.
  • Jan 1, 751

    Pepin crowned king of the Franks

    Pepin is crowned the king of the Franks.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1096 to Jul 1, 1099

    First Crusade

    The first attempt to recover the holy land was orginized by three bands of noble warriors. They massacered the Holy city in June and July, killing many men, women, and children.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1122 to Jan 1, 1204

    Eleanor of Aquitaine

    Eleanor of Aquitaine was heiress to the duchy of Aquitaine in southwestern France.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1147 to Jan 1, 1149

    The Second Crusade

    A Crusade organized by Saint Bernard of Clairvaux who managed ot enlist two powerful rulers, King Louis VII and Emperor Conrad III. The Second Crusade was a total failure.
  • Jan 1, 1179

    Establishment of Portugal

    Portugal was consolidated from nothern Spain durring the reconquest of the christians.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1188 to Jan 1, 1252

    Blanche of Castile

    This powerful medieval queen was responsible for the defeate of Henry II when he tried to incite an uprising in France and many other great feats.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1189 to Jan 1, 1192

    The Third Crusade

    The Third Crusade was a reaction to the fall of the HOly City of Jerusalem to the Muslim forces under Saladin.
  • Jan 1, 1204

    The Fourth Crusade

    Diverted ot Constantinople, the crusaders of the Fourth Crusade's purpose was to sack the capital city of the Byzantine Empire.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1209 to Jan 1, 1221

    The Fifth Crusade

    The Fifth Crusade marked an end to papal leadership of the western crusaders.
  • Jan 1, 1212

    The Childrens Crusade

    Led by the two twelve-year-olds Nicholas and Stephen, the Childrens Crusade was an attempt to recover Jerusalam from the Muslims.
  • Jan 1, 1215

    Magna Carta

    At Runnymede King John was forced to assent ot Mgna Carta, the great charter of feudal liberies.
  • Jan 1, 1228

    The Sixth Crusade

    The Sixth Crusade was when Frederick II occupied Jerusalem. This Crusade came to an end when a group of Turks allied with Egypt atacked.
  • Jan 1, 1291

    End of Christian presence in the Holy Land

    Resulting from the eight major Crusades the Christians lost their last foothold in Acre, loosing the remaining Christian possessions in the Middle East.
  • Diocletian and Constantine

    Diocletian and Constantine
    Diocletian and Constantine take over rule from the emperor Numerian when he was mysteriously murdered by his prefect.
  • Byzantine Empire is defeated by the Bulgars

    The Byzantine empire is defeated by the Bulgars in the Balkans.
  • The Battle of Adrianople

    OUtraged at the Romans' behavior the Visigoths revolted against an army of 40,000 soldiers and killed of the emperor and two-thirds of the Roman army.
  • Roman Empire divides

    The Roman Empire divides under pressure from the Visigoths demands of 5,000 pounds of gold and 30,000 pounds of silver.
  • Election of Hugh Capet as king

    Hugh Capet count of Orleans and Paris is chosen as the king of the Franks.
  • Treaty of Verdun divides Carolingian Empire

    The treaty of Verdun divides the Carolingian Empire.
  • Pope Leo crowns Charlemagne

    Pope Leo crowns Charlemagne's head and proclaims him emperor of the Romans.
  • Otto I Defeats the Magyars

    Otto I defeats the Magyars at the battle of Lechfeld and encouraged an ongoing program of Christianization of both the Slavic and Scandinavian peoples.