Timeline

History 7

  • 1095

    Pope Urban Called for the Crusades

    Pope Urban Called for the Crusades
    The Catholics tried to conquer Jerusalem and the Holy Land from the Muslims.
  • 1200

    Commercial Revolution

    Commercial Revolution
    There was a Commercial Revolution because of the Crusades.
  • 1254

    Birth of Marco Polo

    Birth of Marco Polo
    Marco Polo was born
  • 1293

    Return of the Polo Family

    Return of the Polo Family
    The Polo family ventures back to Venice to sell all of their valuable goods.
  • 1298

    Marco Polo Goes to Battle

    Marco Polo Goes to Battle
    Marco Polo fought in a battle against Genoa and was captured as a prisoner of war. While in captivity, he met a writer who wrote a book about what he had done and where he had explored. The book was named "The Travels of Marco Polo" and was one of the famous books of its time.
  • 1440

    Invention of the Printing Press

    Invention of the Printing Press
    The printing press was invented