Middle Ages-Classical Era

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  • Period:
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    Middle Ages-Classical Era

  • Period:
    500
    to
    1300

    Middle Ages

  • 540

    Gregory the Great, Rome

  • 800

    Charlemagne Crowned Holy Roman Emperor

  • 991

    Guido of Arezzo, Italy

  • 1098

    Hildegard Von Bingen, County Palatine of the Rhine, Holy Roman Empire

  • 1100

    Pérotin, Paris

  • 1135

    Léonin, Paris

  • 1150

    Arnault Daniel, Ribérac

  • 1271

    Marco Polo Travels to China

  • 1300

    Guillaume de Machaut, Reims

  • Period:
    1300
    to

    Renaissance Era

  • 1348

    Black Death Arrives in Europe

  • 1450

    Josquin Desprez, Northern France

  • 1455

    Gutenberg Bible is printed

  • 1483

    Martin Luther, Eisleben, Germany

  • 1492

    Columbus lands in the New World

  • 1504

    Michelangelo sculpts the David

  • 1505

    Jacob Arcadelt, France or Belgium

  • 1517

    Martin Luther starts Protestant Reformation

  • 1525

    Giovanni Pierluigi Da Palestrina, Rome, Italy

  • 1559

    Elizabeth I Crowned queen in England

  • 1567

    Monteverdi, Cremona, Italy

  • Period: to

    Baroque Era

  • Production of Shakespeare's Hamlet

  • Chiara Margarita Cozzolani, Milan, Italy

  • King James' version of the bible printed

  • Barbara Strozzi, Venice, Italy

  • Period of Commonwealth begins in Europe

  • John Milton's "Paradise Lost" is published

  • Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, Venice, Italy

  • Georg Friedrich Händel, Halle, Germany

  • Johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach, Central Germany

  • Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti, Naples, Italy

  • Purcell, London

  • George Washington is born

  • Franz Joseph Haydn, Rohrau

  • Maria Theresa succeeds Austrian throne

  • Charlemagne, n.d.

  • Joseph Bologne, Baillif, Guadeloupe

  • Period: to

    Classical Era

  • Mozart, Salzburg, Austria

  • Ludwig Van Beethoven, Center West Germany

  • Beginning of American Revolution

  • French Revolution begins

  • Louisiana Purchase

  • Napoleon crowned emperor of France

  • Jane Austin's "Pride and Prejudice" is published

  • Napoleon defeated at Waterloo