Medieval History Timeline

  • 400

    fall of the Western Roman Empire

  • Period: 450 to Jan 1, 750

    Dark Ages

  • Period: Jan 1, 900 to Jan 1, 1200

    Mass as Drama

    early church: dialogue between choristers, solo voice
  • Jan 1, 925

    Medieval theatre begins

  • Jan 1, 925

    "Quem Quaeritis?" trope is presented

  • Jan 1, 1110

    Start of miracle plays

  • Jan 1, 1200

    Outdoor plays begin

  • Jan 1, 1200

    Bards became popular in Europe

  • Jan 1, 1200

    Mystery plays began

  • Jan 1, 1250

    German theatre starts

  • Jan 1, 1320

    Everday people act in a part of performances

  • Jan 1, 1375

    English plays start

  • Period: Jan 1, 1400 to

    Morality plays

  • Jan 1, 1402

    First permanent playhouse

  • Jan 1, 1490

    Spanish drama begins