main historical facts

  • 476

    THE BEGGINIG OF THE MIDDLE AGE

    This period start with the fall of the western roman empire
  • 500

    RISE OF MONASTERIES

    The rise of the monasteries is from the sixtieth century to today
  • 622

    ISLAM AND THE RECONQUEST

    Islam was born in 622 AD in Arabia and spread rapidly throughout North Africa.
    The reconquest lasts from 711 to 1492
  • 800

    CARLOMAGNO

    Promoted 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 FEUDALISM

    Given its vastness it was difficult to control. These in turn "hired" others, for example gentlemen. These types of relationships were known as vassalage
  • 1054

    EASTERN SCHISM

    What 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
  • 1088

    FIRST UNIVERSITIES

    Many monastic and cathedral schools are to become the first universities in Europe
  • Period: 1337 to 1453

    CIVIL WAR

    The 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 AGE

    The discover of America is what makes the end of this period