Middle Ages

  • 450

    The Beginning of this timeline

    The Beginning of this timeline
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  • Period: 450 to Jan 1, 1500

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  • 500

    King Edward defeats Goths

    King Edward defeats Goths
    The Franks, a Germanic tribe under the command of King Edward the first defeated the Visigoths. (Late Goths) Also known as The Battle of Vouille. The poitrait was found in Westminster Abbey where Edward was buried, it is thought to be a poitrait of him by many people.
  • 527

    Justinian I becomes the Byzantine emperor.

    Justinian I becomes the Byzantine emperor.
    Justinian I becomes the Easten Emperor of Roman known as 'The Byzantines. This poitriat is found in the Basilica of San Vitale.
  • 534

    Code of Civil Law was published

    Justinian the first published the Code of Civil Law or 'Body of Civil Law' It is pretty much like the Roman laws as the Byzantines srill followed the Roman Laws. Also known as Corpus Juris Civilis.
  • 570

    Muhammad was born

  • Jan 1, 627

    Battle of Nineveh

    This battle was between Byzantines and Persians. This is because the Byzantine Emperor, Maurice was murdered by Phocas who took the throne after. Khosrau II (Persian) wanted to avenge for the emperor's death and declared war against the Byzantines. Although the Persians took much of Byzantine territory, the Byzantines won in the end.
  • Aug 21, 632

    Death of Muhammed

    Muhammed died of a fever. A fever might not seem much today but a fever is a comfirmed death sentance back in those times back medical technology weren't as advanced as now.
  • Jan 1, 642

    Battle of Nehavand

    Another of those conflict in the Middle ages, this time it is Muslims against Persians. This battle ended up with Muslim victory and the Persians of course, got defeated. This is also known to the Muslims as 'Victory of victories' This is also a part of the Muslim conquest.
  • Aug 22, 732

    Battle of Tours

    Battle of Tours
    Muslim contined their conquest and advanced to the border of France. Charles the Great or later on known as Charles the Fat, halts the Muslims movement and stopped the conquest. This Battle led to the creation of The Carolingian Empire which is known as Germany today.
  • Aug 29, 1091

    The First Crusade

    The Muslim settled Jerusalem is re-taken on the urging of Pope Urban II.
  • Aug 29, 1202

    Forth Crusade

    During the forth crusade the Croatian town of Zadar is sacked/raided by the crusaders. The crusaders also didn't have enough money to pay their contracts so they sacked Venice but Pope Innoccence III said if they do he would cut off communications, but he did anyway.
  • Oct 13, 1307

    Philip the Fair killed Templers

    Philip the Fair of France is in debt of the templers as they actually act as bankers at that time. He decided that as the templers are starting to fall, he could break up with them and not have to pay his debts.He sent agents to arrest hundreds of Templers near and in his city and they were tortured until they heresy to the order. The templers were supposed to be only answerable to the pope. They were all killed.
  • Sep 5, 1405

    Chinese Naval expedition

    This is the first of the seven naval expedition sponsered by Ming Dynasty. The sponsership lasted until 1433.
  • Sep 5, 1499

    Ottomen defeats Venice in the battle of Zonchio.

    The Ottoman fleet defeats Venetians in this battle. This is the first recorded battle of ships with cannons on them.
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  • Chinese starts invading Korea

    The Chinese at the time, although often busy with it's civil war to fight for the throne has started invaded Korea and put the Emperor throne a side of it's checklist.
  • Muslim takes Carthage

    Again, a part of the Muslim conquest, Muslims took over Carthage and carried on in their quest.
  • Muslim Attack Fails

    The Muslims attack Constinople, ending in failure and had to retreat. This is the first loss in the conquest. Their conquest contines.
  • Death of Charles The Great

    Charles The Great died in 814 and has been Emperor for almost fifty years. His succesor was his son Louis the Pious.
  • Muslims invades Sicily

    Muslims invades Sicily
    Muslims stood back up again from their defeat and started invasion against Sicily and more of Europe. Sicily is Byzantine terrortory at that time. Sicily is like a tripping stone in front of the Italy boot. It is the largest island on the Mediterranean sea.
  • Ealiest Chinese Book with date

    Earliest known Chinese book and has an actual date on it was made at that time.
  • Tang Dynasty in China ends.

    The Tang Dynasty ends when the Emporer Ai has been killed and he had no successer from his family. This began the 'Five Dynastys and Ten kingdoms' Period in China.
  • Charles the Great begins his reign

    Charles the Great begins his reign
    He is not known as 'Fat' yet. He is called Charles The Fat later when he gets older. Charles is Frankish, and he began his reign to expand the Frankish Empire. He does this by pushing enemy forces out of their own countries with his own and takes over the city. He added Italy to the Frankish empire and then pushed the Angolo Saxons and the Barvarians all the way to Spain. The Frankish Empire is the largest Empire at that time since the Fall of the Roman Empire.
  • Frankish empire Divides

    Frankish empire Divides
    The Empire Charles the Fat formed and united with his hardwork is destroyed and splitted for a good reason. There was a three years civil war in the Empire known as The Carolingian Civil War. This is fought between the three surviving Grandson of Charles The Fat to gain control of the Empire and there was a Treaty between the three sons so the Empire was split into three parts. The map indicaes the three states/empire between the sons.
  • The Vikings arrive at England

    The Viking's 'Great Army' arrived at England and overwhelmed some of the people there. Places include Northumbria, East Anglia, and Mercia.
  • Gregory the Great becomes Pope

    Gregory the Great becomes Pope
    Gregory the Great was born around 450 but it is not listed in the timeline where 'the beginning of the timeline' is, The exact date of his birth is unknown. To other people and scholors today, he is known as 'The last good pope'.
  • Charles The Great is crowned Holy Roman Emperor

    Charles The Great is crowned Holy Roman Emperor
    After his reign, Charles is crowned by Pope Leo III to be the Holy Roman Emperor. The date, December 25 is Christmas day and it was chosen by Leo to be the day to crown emperor. The painting is Charles the Great wearing traditional Frankish costume.
  • Christianization of Bulgaria

    Christianization of Bulgaria
    This event is influenced by the Khans being in political allience with the Eastern Frankish Empire and the Byzantine Empire. The Byzantine and Constintinople wanted Bulgaria to be in their diocese. After sometime Bulgaria eventually adopted Christianity from the Ottomans. The painting is of Nikolai Pavlovich performing Baptism.
  • Alfred The Great assumes the Throne in England

    Alfred The Great assumes the Throne in England
    He is the only England Mornach known as 'The Great' . He was the first king of United England. He defended England Successfully during the Viking's attempted conquest with their Great army.
  • Saints Cyril and Methodius disciples arrive in Bulgaria

    Saints Cyril and Methodius disciples arrive in Bulgaria
  • Peace and Truce of God was formed

    The first action in medieval Europe taken to prevent wars and battles using non-violent and spiritual means.