THE BEGGINIG OF THE MIDDLE AGEThis period start with the fall of the western roman empire
RISE OF MONASTERIESThe rise of the monasteries is from the sixtieth century to today
ISLAM AND THE RECONQUESTIslam was born in 622 AD in Arabia and spread rapidly throughout North Africa.
The reconquest lasts from 711 to 1492
CARLOMAGNOPromoted a series of reforms of great importance for Europe. It expanded its area of influence throughout much of Western Europe and together with the Church carried out what would become known as the Carolingian Renaissance.
Period: 800 to 1400
THE SURGE OF THE FEUDALISMGiven its vastness it was difficult to control. These in turn "hired" others, for example gentlemen. These types of relationships were known as vassalage
EASTERN SCHISMWhat maintained the essence of Rome for centuries after its fall was Christianity, represented in the Church, whose primacy was held by the pope in Rome. Christianity, by assuming the classical Greco-Latin tradition, constituted what we know as the European ecumene
FIRST UNIVERSITIESMany monastic and cathedral schools are to become the first universities in Europe
Period: 1337 to 1453
CIVIL WARThe war would last a total of 116 years, thus spanning much of the Middle Ages. And it would end with the victory of the Valois
THE END OF THE MIDDLE AGEThe discover of America is what makes the end of this period