Period: 100 to
Middle Ages timeline
Fall of Rome476 AD marked the fall of Rome in the West; however, the Byzantine empire in the east continued until 1476.
Jan 1, 718
Reconquista beginsThe Reconquista, a centuries long conflict to take back Spain from Moorish control, begins.
Jan 1, 1095
Beginning of the Crusades (Holy Wars)The Crusades were a series of religious wars. Both the Muslims and the Christians attempted to gain control of the Honly Land.
Jan 1, 1272
End of Crusades1272 marked the end of a series of religious wars between the Muslims and the Christians, resulting in victory for the former.
Jan 1, 1346
Black DeathBubonic plague infects Europe, killing millions.
Jan 1, 1400
End of Black DeathEnd of Black Death; the plague had killed off 30-60% of Europe's population.
May 29, 1453
Fall of Constantinople, Renaissance beginsThe defeat of Constantinople marked the end of the Byzantine empire and the beginning of the Renaissance.
Jan 1, 1492
End of Reconquista1492 marks the end of the Reconquista. Spain has been reconquered.