The Dark Ages

By JDW99
  • Period: 200 to Jan 1, 900

    The Dark Ages

  • 272

    Constantine

    Roman Emperor. Reigned from 306 to 337 A.D. As emperor he enacted many administrative, financial, social, and military reforms which strengthened the empire. Started the spread of christianity throughout Europe.
  • 312

    Battle of Milvian Bridge

  • 325

    Council of Nicea

    Dicussed Jesus and whether or not he was the true, divine Son of God
  • 395

    Alaric

  • 433

    Odoacer

  • 466

    Clovis

    First King of the Franks to unite all of the Frankish tribes under one ruler. He also ruled the Franks for two ceturies.
  • 476

    Fall of the Roman Empire

  • 480

    St. Benedict

  • 482

    Justinian and Theodora

  • 537

    Hajia Sophia

    Means "Holy WIsdom." ZIs a former Greek orthodox church. Later it was turned into a mosque. Now today it is a museum.
  • 540

    The Plague

  • Sep 27, 672

    Beade

  • Jan 1, 688

    Charles Martel "The Hammer"

  • Sep 27, 732

    Battle of Tours

  • Apr 2, 742

    Charlemagne

  • Sep 30, 787

    Viking Raids

  • Sep 27, 794

    Ivar the Boneless

  • Sep 30, 799

    Holy Roman Empire

    Pope gets help from Charlemange, and eventually crowns him emperor.
  • Sep 27, 849

    Alfred the Great