Middle Ages Timeline

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  • Period: 100 to

    Middle Ages timeline

  • 476

    Fall of Rome

    476 AD marked the fall of Rome in the West; however, the Byzantine empire in the east continued until 1476.
  • Jan 1, 718

    Reconquista begins

    The 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 Crusades

    1272 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 Death

    Bubonic plague infects Europe, killing millions.
  • Jan 1, 1400

    End of Black Death

    End of Black Death; the plague had killed off 30-60% of Europe's population.
  • May 29, 1453

    Fall of Constantinople, Renaissance begins

    The defeat of Constantinople marked the end of the Byzantine empire and the beginning of the Renaissance.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    End of Reconquista

    1492 marks the end of the Reconquista. Spain has been reconquered.