History Timeline

  • Period: 100 to Jan 1, 800

    Rome and the Rise of christendom

    The decline of the roman empire was caused by corruption and inmorality among the romans themselves weakend the empire.
  • 330

    Constantine establishes capital at Constantinople

    Constantine establishes capital at Constantinople
  • Period: 330 to

    The Byzantine Empire

    Byzantine Empire videoAlthought civilization in western Europe declined after the fall of Rome, eastern civilization flourished in the lands of Byzantine Empire. Constantinople, attracted many visitors who admired its immense wealth and unique culture
  • 395

    Christianity became oficial religion of the roman world

    Christianity became oficial religion of the roman world
    The once powerful and prosperous roman empire shown anmistacable sigs of decay. And the romans lost confidence in the ability of mere humans to deal with life
  • 476

    The roman empire collapsed under attacks

    The roman empire collapsed under attacks
    Most of the germanic people in europe give esat of the Rhine north of the Danube rivers. And these attacked them For hundreds of years the Germans had exerted pressure on the frontiers of the empire. In 105 B.C. German warriors inflicted a terrible defeat on a Roman army, but four years later, a capable Roman leader, Marius, became a national hero when he outmaneuvered the Germans and defeated them. Again in Julius Caesar's time, German invaders tried to conquer part of Gaul but were defeated.
  • Jan 1, 622

    Muhammad flees from Mecca to Medina

    Muhammad´s JourneyThe year was 622 and the journey was the hijra, the flight of the profet of a new religion called Islam from his home in Mecca to Medina, 250 miles to the North. Islam spread quickly after that journey, first into the arabian peninsula, then in all directions.
  • Period: Jan 1, 622 to Jan 1, 1526

    The Rise and expansion of Islam

    The year was 622 and the journey was the hijra, the flight of the profet of a new religion called Islam from his home in Mecca to Medina, 250 miles to the North. Islam spread quickly after that journey, first into the arabian peninsula, then in all directions.
  • Period: Jan 1, 700 to Jan 1, 1500

    Islamic Civilization

    The story of Towaddud's knowledge is obiosly an exageration, but it was unusual even for slave girls and boys to recive some education at the height of Muslim culture(900 to 1100). Those years are called The years of Golden Age of Muslim learning.
  • Jan 1, 800

    Pope crowns Charlemagne emperor

    Pope crowns Charlemagne emperor
    Charles I, was the founder of the Carolingian Empire, reigning from 768 until his death. He expanded the Frankish kingdom, adding Italy, subduing the Saxons and Bavarians, and pushed his frontier into Spain. The oldest son of Pepin the Short and Bertrada of Laon, Charlemagne was the first Emperor in Western Europe since the fall of the Roman Empire three centuries earlier.
  • Period: Jan 1, 800 to Jan 1, 1400

    The Reformation of Europe

    Information about ReformationTo an english nobleman in the Middle Ages, along with the tap of a sword blade on his neck or shoulder, meant that he had became a knigth.
  • Jan 1, 830

    Abbasids established Baghdad's House of Wisdom

    Abbasids established Baghdad's House of Wisdom
    The House of Wisdom was a library and translation institute established in Abbasid-era Baghdad, Iraq.[1] It was a key institution in the Translation Movement and considered to have been a major intellectual centre during the Islamic Golden Age. The House of Wisdom was a society founded by Caliph Harun al-Rashid and culminating under his son al-Ma'mun, who reigned from 813–833 AD and is credited with its institution.
  • Jan 1, 843

    The Treaty of Verdun divides the Carolingian Empire

    The Treaty of Verdun divides the Carolingian Empire
    The Carolingian kings who followed Charlemagne could not hold the reins of power. Strong and ambitious nobles force Charlemagne´s weak succesor to grant them special rights.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1000 to

    The growth of National Monarchies

    A large army of rain-soaked French Knights rode across a muddy field near the village of Crecy, France. Before them stood a small english army of foot soldiers, archers with longbows, and knights without horses
  • Jan 1, 1095

    The Crusades begin

    The Crusades begin
    The Pope Urban II called a meeting of a christian nobles in the french city called, Clermont. To organize a suuport for the Byzantine Empire against the Turks
  • Jan 1, 1215

    King John signs the Magna Carta

    King John signs the Magna Carta
    In 1215 king John´s nobles rebelled against the unjust rule and forced him to agree to the Magna Carta. Originally issued in Latin in the year 1215, translated into vernacular-French as early as 1219, and reissued later in the 13th century in modified versions. Magna Carta is Latin for Great Charter. The later versions excluded the most direct challenges to the monarch's authority that had been present in the 1215 charter.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1300 to

    The European Reinaissance

    Ranaissance artThe new cultural style was known as the Renaissance (rebirth). Ideas that grew up in the Renaissance expanded to the rest pf europe. Many ways Florence grew up in industry and trade, the sizes of the cities had grown rapidly. Florence and others rich urban centers dominated Italy in the 1400s.
  • Jan 1, 1325

    Ibn Batuta begins his 75.000 miles journey

    Perhaps no single person saw as much of the Muslim world as did Ibn Batuta, whose travels were a simbol of the cultural unity of Islamic civilization. Ibn Batuta was born in Morocco, North Africa. In 1325, when he was 21, he set out on the pilgrimage to Mecca. He was already well educated, having been trained as a judge in Islamic law, but by the time he reached Egypt, Ibn Batuta knew that he wanted to learn more about people and places of the world.
  • Jan 1, 1348

    The Black Death breaks out in Europe

    An epidemic of ubonic plague began in southern Europe near the black sea and spread to constatinople. This desease by freas that lived on black rats. The plague spread around europe and asia
  • Period: Jan 1, 1400 to

    The Age of Exploration

    Columbus´ voyage opened the way for Europeans to discover a new world that they had never dreamed existed.It led to the building of colonies and a great increase in world trade. Europe´s discovery of new lands and new trade routs led to economic and cultural changes that revolutionized the lives not only of Europeans but of Americans, Africans, and Asians as well.
  • Jan 1, 1415

    The first Portuguese ships explore Africa

    The first Portuguese ships explore Africa
    Begining in 1415, Henry the Navigator sponsored yearly voyages of exploration around the Northwest Coast of Africa in search of gold mines.
  • Jan 1, 1453

    The hundreds year war ends

    The protagonist of the hundred year war were England and France, and it actually took place in France. Joan of Arc was who encourage the France warriors to win the fight, she finally dies. It finally lasted after 101 years and France was the winner. The three consequences were:
    The French victoyry ended Engla's costly atttempts to conquer France, leaving both nations free to solve their own porblerms.
    The war worked to encourage patriotism on both sides.
    Helped the end of the battle knights.
  • Jan 1, 1453

    Ottoman turks conquer Constantinople

    Ottoman turks conquer Constantinople
    The Fall of Constantinople was the capture of Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, which occurred after a siege by the Ottoman Empire, under the command of 21-year-old Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II, against the defending army commanded by Byzantine Emperor Constantine XI Palaiologos. The siege lasted from Friday, 6 April 1453 until Tuesday, 29 May 1453 (according to the Julian calendar), when the city was conquered by the Ottoman.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Ferdinand and Isabella united Spain

    The Catholic Monarchs is the joint title used in history for Queen Isabella I of Castile[2] and King Ferdinand II of Aragon. They were both from the House of Trastámara and were second cousins, being both descended from John I of Castile; on marriage they were given a papal dispensation to deal with consanguinity by Sixtus IV. They married on October 19, 1469, in the city of Valladolid; Isabella was eighteen years old and Ferdinand a year younger. Their marriage united both crowns.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Columbus reaches the Americas

    On august 2, 1492, columbus set out to cross the Atlantic with three ships- The Niña, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. Columbus reach the land in 1942. Sure that he had reached islands on the east coast of Asia, Columbus named the islands the "indies" and their inhabitants, "indians".
  • Period: Jan 1, 1492 to

    The Formation of Latin America

  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to

    The Reformation and National Power

    The Reformation had two basic phases: the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Couner Reformation.In both phase leaders tried to bring Christian practies closer to Chritian ideals. The protestants set up their own churches. They also rejected the authority of the pope and his right to interpretet the Bible for all Christians.
  • Jan 1, 1505

    LeonardoDa Vinci paints the Mona Lisa

    LeonardoDa Vinci paints the Mona Lisa
    The Mona Lisa was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci in 1505. It is a half-lenght of a portrait of a women, which have been claimed as the best paint
  • Jan 1, 1508

    Michelangelo starts painting the Sistine Chapel

    Michelangelo starts painting the Sistine Chapel
    Sistine Chapel is the best-known chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope in the Vatican City. It is famous for its architecture and its decoration that was frescoed throughout by Renaissance artists including Michelangelo, Sandro Botticelli, Pietro Perugino, Pinturicchio and others. Under the patronage of Pope Julius II, Michelangelo painted 1,100 m2 of the chapel ceiling between 1508 and 1512.
  • Oct 31, 1517

    Reformation begins with Luther´s protestants

    Reformation begins with Luther´s protestants
    Martin Luther, a German priest, is said to have nailed a document to the door of the castle church of Witenberg. It was a custom of the time to announce debates in this ways. Luther´s protestants began the proces called Reformation.His ideas spreaded through Europe and brought change and took power from the Pope(the most powerful person in Europe)
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Cortes begins conquest of Mexico

    Hernán Cortés de Monroy was a Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire and brought large portions of mainland Mexico under the rule of the King of Castile in the early 16th century. Cortés was part of the generation of Spanish colonizers that began the first phase of the Spanish colonization of the Americas.
  • Jan 1, 1531

    Pizarro begins conquest of Peru

    Francisco Pizarro González was a Spanish conquistador who conquered the Inca Empire.Reports of Peru's riches and Cortés's success in Mexico tantalized Pizarro and he undertook two expeditions to conquer the Incan Empire in 1524 and in 1526. Both failed as a result of native hostilities, bad weather, and lack of provisions. Pedro de los Ríos, the Governor of Panama, made an effort to recall Pizarro, but the conquistador resisted and remained in the south.
  • Nov 12, 1532

    Machiavelli publishes The Prince

    The Prince talks about his thoughts about being a ruler and that a good one should prefer being feared than loved
  • Edict of Nantes is signed

    Edict of Nantes is signed
    The Edict of Nantes, issued on 13 April 1598, by Henry IV of France, granted the Calvinist Protestants of France (also known as Huguenots) substantial rights in a nation still considered essentially Catholic. In the Edict, Henry aimed primarily to promote civil unity. The Edict separated civil from religious unity, treated some Protestants for the first time as more than mere schismatics and heretics, and opened a path for secularism and tolerance.
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    The Thirty Years war

    Thirty years warIt began when a stanchly Catholic Hapsburg prince, Ferdinand II was chosen king of Bohemia.The Thirty Years' War (1618–1648) was a series of wars principally fought in Central Europe, involving most of the countries of Europe. It was one of the longest and most destructive conflicts in European history, and one of the longest continuous wars in modern history. In this general phase the war became less specifically religious and more a continuation of the Bourbon–Habsburg rivalry for European