• 476

    Breakup of the Western Roman Empire

    Breakup of the Western Roman Empire
    Odoacer, a Germanic chief, defeated Romulus Augustulus, the last emperor of Rome, causing the fall of the Western Roman Empire.
  • Period: 700 to 1100

    Gregorian singing

    It was the official song of the Catholic Church, since it was part of the liturgical celebrations. Pope Gregory the Great carried out a unification of the songs that were given in the different liturgies, which is why this type of song will receive the name of Gregorian chant.
  • Period: 800 to 1400


    Feudalism was a social, political and economic system that prevailed during the Middle Ages, from the 9th to the 15th century. It was characterized by the system of vassalage
  • Period: 1000 to 1250

    Romanesque art

    it was the first unified art of the Western Christian world and it developed in the 11th and 12th centuries, reaching in some areas until the year 1250.
  • Jul 16, 1054

    eastern schism

    eastern schism
    It was the event that divided Chalcedonian Christianity between the Catholic Church in the West and the Orthodox Church in the East.
  • 1088

    First universities

    First universities
    The first medieval universities were born from the palatine, monastic and episcopal schools existing since the High Middle Ages. The four universities that were born in the twelfth century, the first of all, were Bologna, Paris, Oxford and Montpellier. Those of Bologna and Paris were the two archetypes.
  • 1100

    The lauds

    Laudas are devout popular songs written to be sung in the Romance language.
  • May 29, 1453

    Fall of Constantinople

    Fall of Constantinople
    The long struggle between the Ottomans and the Byzantine Empire ended on May 29, 1453, when Constantinople was conquered by the troops of Mehmed II.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Discovery of America

    Discovery of America
    It is the event in which Christopher Columbus in his attempt to prove that the earth is round and try to reach India, ran into the continent of America.
  • 1516

    protestant reformation

    protestant reformation
    Religious movement started by Martin Luther in 1517, which led to the division of Catholicism and the emergence of numerous churches called Protestant.
  • 1521

    conquest of the aztec empire

    conquest of the aztec empire
    In 1521, a small group of Spaniards led by Hernán Cortés, with the support of a broad coalition of indigenous peoples, conquered Tenochtitlán, the great capital of the Aztecs, with blood and fire.
  • Period: to

    english revolution

    During those years there were three civil wars between the supporters of the English Crown, who wanted to impose an absolutist style of government, and the members of Parliament, who tried to limit royal power. These clashes culminated in the defeat of absolutism and the establishment of the parliamentary monarchy.
  • American War of Independence

    American War of Independence
    It was a warlike conflict that pitted the original Thirteen British Colonies in North America against the Kingdom of Great Britain. It occurred between 1775 and 1781, ending with the British defeat at the Battle of Yorktown and the signing of the Treaty of Paris.