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Europe During the Medieval Times

  • 300

    Camels were first brought to the Sahara

  • 300

    Post-Classic Mayan Civilization ended

  • 300

    Classic Mayan Civilization began

  • Period: 450 to Jan 1, 1500

    Europe During the Medieval Times

    A timespan of Europe During the Medieval Times
  • 476

    The Fall of Rome

    The Fall of Rome
    In 410 C.E, many tribes attacked and weakend Rome. In addition, they looted many of the goods from Rome. In 476 C.E, the last emporer of Rome was driven from his throne. Eventually, the Western half of Rome, spilt into many kingdoms ruled by tribes.
  • 500

    The Byzantine Empire Begins

    The Byzantine Empire Begins
    In 330 C.E, Constantine moved his capital city to the ancient city of Byzantine. Around 500 B.C, the Brystaine Empire offically began.
  • 500

    The Ghana empire began

  • 552

    Buddhism was introduced to Japan

  • 593

    Prince Shotoku came to power

  • Jan 1, 604

    The Seventeen Article Constitution began

  • Jan 1, 610

    Muhammad Became a Prophet of Islam

  • Jan 1, 618

    The Tang Dynasty began

  • Jan 1, 618

    Buddhism religion expanded in the Tang Dynasty

  • Jan 1, 651

    The first official edition of the Qur’an was written

  • Jan 1, 700

    Traders brought Islam to West Africa

  • Jan 1, 710

    Nara became the capital of Japan

  • Jan 1, 750

    Bookmaking began to spread the Qur’an

  • Jan 1, 768

    Charlemagne's Christian Empire Begins

    Charlemagne's Christian Empire Begins
    At this time, Charlemagne came into rule, and started developing his empire.
  • Jan 1, 794

    Heian-kyo/Tokyo became the capital of Japan

  • Jan 1, 794

    The Heian period began

  • Jan 1, 850

    Tang Dynasty recorded a formula for gunpowder

  • Jan 1, 900

    The Japanese invented kana

  • Jan 1, 907

    The Tang Dynasty ended

  • Jan 1, 1000

    Feudalism Begins

    Feudalism Begins
    At around 1,000 C.E, the idea of Feudalism started developing and was put into order. It provided people with safety by having a stable social order.
  • Jan 1, 1000

    The Tale of Genji, the first novel, was written

  • Jan 1, 1050

    Moveable type was invented in China

  • Jan 1, 1054

    Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches split

    Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches split
    Around about 1054 C.E, the Roman Catholic Church and The Eastern Orhtodox chruches spilt offically.
  • Jan 1, 1065

    Song Dynasty began civil service exams

  • Jan 1, 1085

    The Reconquista began with Toledo

  • Jan 1, 1096

    The First Crusade Began

  • Jan 1, 1146

    The Second Crusade Began

  • Jan 1, 1185

    The Heian period ended

  • Jan 1, 1189

    The Third Crusade Began

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The era of the samurai began

  • Jan 1, 1192

    The first shogun came to power

  • Jan 1, 1200

    The Incas first settled in Cuzco

  • Jan 1, 1203

    The Ghana empire ended

  • Jun 1, 1215

    The Signing of The Magna Carta

    The Signing of The Magna Carta
    This was the signature of King John on a peace document. He was forced to put a seal on the agreement or suffer from consquences.
  • Jan 1, 1240

    The Mali empire began

  • Jan 1, 1250

    Aztecs arrived in the Valley of Mexico

  • Jan 1, 1258

    The Mongols destroyed Baghdad

  • Jan 1, 1279

    The Mongols Dynasty began

  • Jan 1, 1300

    The Mongol Empire Was Weakened

  • Jan 1, 1300

    Humanism began in Italy

  • Jan 1, 1300

    The Renaissance began in Italy

  • Jan 1, 1312

    Mansa Musa was the first Islamic leader

  • Jan 1, 1325

    Aztecs started building Tenochtitlan

  • Jan 1, 1337

    The Hundred Years' War Begins

    The Hundred Years' War Begins
    At this time, The Hundred Years War began, it was a series of wars fought over a long period of time between the French and the English to gain control of land.
  • Jan 1, 1347

    The Bubonic Plague Begins in Europe

    The Bubonic Plague Begins in Europe
    The Bubonic Plague, a deadly disease, struck Europe. Unfortunetly, It killed millions of people in Medieveal Europe. In addition, it was also called "Black Death", for black patches of skin that appeared on a victims skin.
  • Jan 1, 1350

    Timbuktu became a center of Arabic learning

  • Jan 1, 1368

    The Ming Dynasty began

  • Jan 1, 1368

    The Mongols Dynasty ended

  • Jan 1, 1400

    The Inquisition took place

  • Jan 1, 1405

    Zheng He made his first voyage

  • Jan 1, 1438

    The Incas began to create roads

  • Jan 1, 1450

    Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press

  • Jan 1, 1453

    The Byzantine Empire Ends

    The Byzantine Empire Ends
    Around about 1453 C.E, the Byzantine Empire fell due to the Ottoman Turks
  • Jan 1, 1453

    The Hundred Years' War Ends

    The Hundred Years' War Ends
    The Hundred Years' War finnaly ended, when the French drove the English out of France.
  • Jan 1, 1460

    The Songhai empire began

  • Jan 1, 1469

    The Medici family began to rule Florence

  • Jan 1, 1488

    Bartolomeu Dias began to sail around the tip of Africa

  • Jan 1, 1492

    The Spanish Conquered Granada

  • Jan 1, 1492

    Isabella sent Christopher Columbus to find a sea route to Asia

  • Jan 1, 1497

    Vasco da Gama began to sail to India

  • Jan 1, 1497

    John Cabot landed in Canada

  • Jan 1, 1500

    Pedro Cabral began to sail to Brazil

  • Jan 1, 1500

    The microscope was invented

  • Jan 1, 1504

    Michelangelo completed his statue of David

  • Jan 1, 1514

    Copernicus stated that the earth revolves around the sun

  • Jan 1, 1517

    Martin Luther posted his Ninety-Five Theses

  • Jan 1, 1519

    The Aztec Empire ended

  • Jan 1, 1519

    Ferdinand Magellan began to sail around the world

  • Jan 1, 1519

    Hernan Cortes destroyed the Aztecs

  • Jan 1, 1524

    Giovanni da Verrazano landed in North America

  • Jan 1, 1525

    William Tyndale translated the Bible into English

  • Jan 1, 1532

    The Inca Empire ended

  • Jan 1, 1532

    Francisco Pizarro destroyed the Incas

  • Jan 1, 1534

    King Henry VIII created Anglicanism

  • Jan 1, 1541

    John Calvin created Calvinism

  • Jan 1, 1545

    The Council of Trent was formed

  • The Songhai empire ended

  • Henry Hudson began to try to find the Northwest Passage

  • Galileo decided to build a telescope

  • The Mali empire ended

  • The Thirty Years’ War began

  • The Ming Dynasty ended

  • Peace of Westphalia was signed

  • The Thirty Years’ War ended

  • Newton published a book about gravity

  • The era of the samurai ended