Spain in the Middle Ages

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  • 406

    Vandal

    Vandal
    The Vandals cross the Rhine into Gaul and move into Spain
  • 466

    Visigoths invade Spain

    Visigoths invade Spain
    The Visigoths invade Spain after being pushed out of their homeland by the Franks.
  • Jan 1, 707

    Roman Empire falls

    Roman Empire falls
    The Roman Empire starts to fall and the Byzantines lose there power over the Empire. Moors start to take over.
  • Jan 1, 711

    Muslims invade Spain

    Muslims invade Spain
    The Muslims begin to invade Spain. This also marks the start of the Muslim Conquest of Spain.
  • Jan 1, 788

    Charlemagne attempts to invade Spain

    Charlemagne attempts to invade Spain
    Charlemagne, king of the France, begins to invade Spain but is beaten by Basque tribes in the Battle of Roncesveaux Pass and returns to France.
  • Jan 1, 800

    Charlemagne is crowned Imperator Augustus

    Charlemagne is crowned Imperator Augustus
    Charlemagne is crowned Imperator Augustus by the Pope and he and his army take Barcelona before going into Catalonia
  • Feb 22, 800

    Jewish success

    Jewish success
    The Jews prosper in the Muslim and Carolingian empires, forming strong communities in Spain
  • Feb 22, 913

    Christians establish new capital

    Christians establish new capital
    Christians set up capital in Leon after northern Spain territories are retaken.
  • Feb 22, 1013

    Spain splits up into small kingdoms

    Spain splits up into small kingdoms
    Moorish Spain split into small feuding kingdoms
  • Feb 22, 1159

    Portugal

    Portugal
    The Kingdom of Portugal was established
  • Feb 22, 1212

    Christians start to drive out the Moors

    Christians start to drive out the Moors
    Decisive Christian victory at battle of Navas de Tolosa marks the beginning of the end of Moorish rule in Spain.
  • Feb 22, 1474

    Isabellas here

    Isabellas here
    The reign of Isabella begins
  • Feb 22, 1478

    Wedding bells

    Wedding bells
    Holy Office is founded, because of Ferdinand and Isabella’s marriage.
  • Feb 22, 1492

    Colombus sails the ocean blue

    Colombus sails the ocean blue
    Christopher Columbus sets sail on his voyage to discover the new world.
  • Feb 22, 1494

    Treaty

    Treaty
    The Treaty of Tordesillas was signed.
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    Jan 1, 1550

    Soain in the Middle Ages.