M1D History

  • 753 BCE

    Rome was founded

    Rome was founded by Remulus and his twim brother Remus
  • Period: 753 BCE to 509 BCE


  • Period: 753 BCE to 476

    Ancient Times

  • Period: 509 BCE to 27 BCE


  • 44 BCE

    Death of Julius Caesar

  • Period: 27 BCE to 476


  • 1 CE

    Birth of Jesus Christ

    The event that shows the beginning of AD (Anno Domini) or CE (Common Era)
  • 285

    Division of the Roman Empire

    In 285 AD, Emperor Diocletian decided that the Roman Empire was too big to manage. He divided the Empire into two parts, the Eastern Roman Empire and the Western Roman Empire.
  • Period: 476 to 1433

    Middle Ages

  • Period: 1095 to 1099

    The first crusade

    The First Crusade was the most successful. Armies from Europe drove out the Turks and took control of Jerusalem.
  • Period: 1147 to 1149

    Thes second crusade

    In 1146 the city of Edessa was conquered by the Turks. The entire population was killed or sold into slavery. Then a second Crusade was launched, but was unsuccessful.
  • Period: 1187 to 1192

    The third crusade

    In 1187 Saladin, the sultan of Egypt, recaptured the city of Jerusalem from the Christians. A third Crusade was launched led by Emperor Barbarossa of Germany, King Philip Augustus of France, and King Richard the Lionheart of England. Richard the Lionheart fought Saladin for several years. In the end he could not conquer Jerusalem, but he did win the right for pilgrims to visit the holy city once again.
  • Period: 1202 to 1204

    The fourth crusade

    The Fourth Crusade was formed by Pope Innocent III with the hope of taking back the Holy Land. However, the Crusaders got sidetracked and greedy and ended up conquering and plundering Constantinople instead.
  • Period: 1212 to 1212

    Children's crusade

    Started by a French child named Stephen of Cloyes and a German kid named Nicholas, tens of thousands of children gathered to march to the Holy Land. This ended in total disaster. None of the children made it to the Holy Land and many were never seen again. They were likely sold into slavery.
  • Period: 1217 to 1272

    Crusades five through nine

    Crusades Five through Nine (1217 - 1272): Over the next several years there would be 5 more Crusades. None of them would be very successful in terms of gaining control of the Holy Land.