Byzantine empire at it's establishmentThe Byzantine Empire was found by Constantine.
The Byzantine Empire was originally the eastern half of the Roman Empire.
Alerick of the Visigoth'sAleric frequently clashed with the Roman Empire and in 410 they caused the sack of Rome.
At one time, Aleric had a rival that was the emperor. Aleric dismissed this Emperor once he, the emperor, becsme to independent.
Fall of Roman EmpireThe fall of the Roman Empire marks the end of the classical period and the beginning of the medieval ages.
The cause of the Fall of the Roman Empire was caused by discrepancies between the senate and the Emperor, invasions, failing economy, etc...
End of Byzantine empire
Clovis is bornClovis was the son of a Frankish king. In 481, at the death of Clovis's father, Clovis to became a king.
In order to gain more power and land, Clovis went into battle with other Frankish kings.
St. Benedict beginningSt. Benedict was the founder of the monastic order.
St. Benedict's fellow monks tried to poison him multiple times but were repeatedly stopped by unknown forces.
Justinian's ruleUnder Justinian's rule many churches were built and Byzantine art thrived.
Emperor Justinian caught the plague but was apart of the fortunate group that survived.
Clovis's rule ends
Nika riotsThe Nika riots were the greatest riots in Constantinople's history with a total death count of nearly thirty thousand people.
These riots nearly brought the fall of the Byzantine empire when Justinian was nearly ready to leave by ship only to be told by his wife Theodorra that, "Purple is a good color for a funeral" convincing him to stay and hold down the empire.
St. Benedict's end
Theodora diesThe citizens blamed the Bubonic Plague on Theodora's promiscuousness.
Theodora's cause of death was cancer.
End of Justinian's rule
Jan 18, 689
Beginning of Charles "The Hammer" Martel's powerCharles "The Hammer" earned his name because of his many victories.
Charles "The Hammer" had alot of control over the church and used funds from the church for his government.
Jan 18, 741
End of Charles "The Hammer" Martel's power
Jan 18, 768
Charlemagne's power beginsCharlemagne founded Holy Roman Empire and influenced European economy and political life.
Charlemagne and Carloman, Charlemagne’s brother, were both given territory to rule but Carloman received more land. Carloman died in 771 and Charlemagne became ruler of the entire kingdom.
Jan 18, 800
Viking invasion beginsThe Vikings looted and conquered parts of England, France, Germany, Ireland, and other lands.
Religion was an important part of a Viking's life. Originally, the Vikings worshipped many gods but later the Vikings converted to Christianity.
Jan 18, 814
Charlemagne's power ends
Jan 18, 846
Muslim InvasionThe Muslims, when they began to invade Europe, focused on Italy and Spain.
Muslim invasion helped to accelerate feudalism.
Jan 19, 873
Death of Ivar "The Boneless"Ivar "The Boneless" led the Great Heathen Army when they invaded England.
Ivar “The Boneless” was the son of a powerful man named Ragnar Lodbrok.
Jan 18, 950
Viking invasion ends
Jan 18, 1347
Black DeathTwo facts:
The bubonic is a zoonosis diseaase transmitted by the fleaas that that live on the fur of a rat.
After a person is bitten by a flea, symptoms would appear 2-5 days later. These symptoms included chills, fever, headache, etc...