MAIN HISTORICAL FACTS

  • 476

    The Beginning of Midel Ages

    The overthrow of Romulus Augustulus, the last Roman emperor in the West, in 476 AD is usually considered to be the event that marks the beginning of the Middle Ages
  • Period: 476 to 1492

    The feudalism

    Feudalism is the economic, political and social system of the Middle Ages characterized by the division of society into three large classes (nobility, clergy and peasantry)
  • Period: 500 to 1400

    Sacred and secular music of Western Europe

    Secular music is music that is intended for a non-religious audience, while sacred music has a particular religious purpose in both the Catholic and Protestant Christian traditions. The earliest recorded secular music (at least in the European tradition) was probably written for the entertainment of the wealthy.
  • 540

    Pope Gregory the Great

    Since the monks and nuns of the time were good about writing things down. Pope Gregory the Great especially made an important contribution – he helped organize the giant body of chants that had accumulated during the middle ages. This organization led to specific chants being used at specific times of the year during mass.
  • 651

    Islamic conquest of Persia

    The Muslim conquest of Persia, also known as the Arab conquest of Iran, was carried out by the Rashidun Caliphate from 633 to 654 AD and led to the fall of the Sassanid Empire as well as the eventual decline of the Zoroastrian religion.
  • Period: 1073 to 1085

    Gregorian Reform 1073-1085

    It is the result of measures taken by the Roman pontiff Gregory VII. These measures sought the renewal of the Church and the affirmation of the authority of the Roman pontiff
  • 1215

    The Magna Carta

    The signing of the Magna Carta granted extensive rights, at first to the nobility and later to the citizens of England. On June 15, 1215, King Juan Sin Tierra had to give in to pressure from the barons.
  • 1347

    La Muerte Negra

    La Muerte Negra
    The Black Death was a plague pandemic that devastated medieval Europe between 1347 and 1352, killing an estimated 25-30 million people. The disease originated in Central Asia and was brought to Crimea by Mongol warriors and traders.
  • 1437

    El Madrigal

    El Madrigal
    It is the most important form of Renaissance music in its secular aspect.
  • Period: 1448 to 1449

    El asedio de Orléans

    The siege of Orleans was a turning point in the Hundred Years' War between France and England. It was the biggest first victory for France in the war.
  • 1492

    The end of the Middle Ages

    Its end in 1492, the year Columbus arrived in America
  • 1493

    The beginig of the renaissance

    The beginig of the renaissance
    The Modern period started with the fall of the Byzantine empire, in 1453, and ended
    with the French Revolution, in 1789.
  • 1494

    invasion of Florence

    It first began with the invasion of Florence by France in 1494, as well as Italy, breaking into warfare between its city-states.
  • Period: 1509 to 1511

    La escuela de Atenas

    The School of Athens is one of the most outstanding paintings by the Italian Renaissance artist Raphael Sanzio.
  • Period: 1510 to 1580

    Alonso Mudarra

    Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer and vihuelist of the Renaissance. He made innovations in both instrumental and vocal music.
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution:
    The French Revolution was a watershed event in world history that began in 1789 and ended in the late 1790s with the ascent of Napoleon Bonaparte.