Middle Ages and Early Modern

  • Period: 400 to Jan 1, 1400

    Middle Ages 5thC to 15thC

  • Jan 1, 1200

    The Renaissance 13thC to 15thC

    When the catholic curch went down, and the people was more interested in life on Earth that on heaven
  • Jan 1, 1299

    The Birth of the Ottoman Empire 1299 to 1922

    The ottoman empire emerged in Southwest Asia taking as their capital Constantinople. This empre lastes 623 years
  • Jan 1, 1453

    The Fall of Constantinople to the Turks

    The Ottoman Empire defited the Byzantine Empire and in 1453 took the captal: Constantinople
  • Jan 1, 1492

    The ‘Reconquista’ of Spain from the Arab Islamic Empire

    The Catholic kings Isabella I and Ferdinand of Aragorn recovered Spain from the Arab Empire in the late 15thC
  • Jan 1, 1492

    The discovery of America

    When Cristopher Columbus was trying to find new routes to Asia and instead they discovered America
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Growth of Absolutism and Nationalism

    in the 1500s, 1600s, and 1700s kings started unifing kingdoms and this became nations, starting the period of Absolutism and Nationalism.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to

    Early Modern

    with the Fall of the Byzantine Empire and the discovery of America the Early Modern period officialy started
  • Jan 1, 1517

    The Protestant Reformation 16thC

    the protestan reformation started on 1517, when Martin Luther pasted the 95 Thesis on a German church.