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The Dark Ages

  • Period: 467 to Oct 4, 1300

    Middle Ages

  • 476

    Fall of Rome

    Fall of Rome
    In this time period power was over military, The romans gained an invasion of Barbarians; Huns, Vandals, Visigoths. Odovacar was from non-roman origin and so these Barbarians where his order as military forces ans so the Dark Ages Of Rome begin,
  • 481

    Clovis became King of the Franks

    Clovis became King of the Franks
    Clovis became chief of his tribe in 481, when he was around the age of sixteen. In 486, Clovis began his campaign to expand his rule by taking out the small quality of Roman control in Gaul. He violently sent the army of the Roman general Syagrius near the city of Soissons. Having occupied Soissons, he now had solid control of N. Gaul, and now could declare himself king of the Franks. But in order to remain king, he would have to fight off the other tribes who bordered his territory.
  • 570

    Birth of Muhammad

    Birth of Muhammad
    Muhammad ibn Abdullah was born in 570CE. He grew up to be the founder of the Islam religion. He is considered by Muslims to be a prophet of God. He started preaching after his first relevation of God, and gained few of followers early on. Muhammad ibn Abdullah aged 62.
  • Oct 7, 732

    Battle of Tours.Battle of Tours

    Battle of Tours.Battle of Tours
    One of the most decisive battles in all of history. Abd-er Rahman got 60,000 to 400,000 soldiers across the Western Pyrenees and toward the Loire River.prepared to defend themselves by using a phalanx style of combat. Prepared them to defend themselves by using a phalanx style of combat. But the Franks won the battle with foot soilders.
  • Oct 7, 896

    Alfred, King of England, defeats Danish invaders

    Alfred, King of England, defeats Danish invaders
    During a peace peroid, Alfred has split his evies into two. One as a active service and one at home. Alfread is also known as the founder of the Royal-Navy, he build a fleet of improved ships manned by Frisians after a while successfully challenged the Danes at sea.
  • Oct 10, 988

    Christianity reaches Russia

    Christianity reaches Russia
    Vladimir 1 converted the Orthodox into Christianity. He sent people to study the religions of neighboring nations. Hearing of God, he ultimately converted into Christianity. This date is also said to be the Orthodox Church birthday. Because Valdimir 1 was in Charge during that era the rest of the russians followed bringing Christianity to Russia.
  • Oct 10, 1066

    William of Normandy conquers England

    William of Normandy conquers England
    William invaded England in this year. He lead an army of Normans, Bretons, Flemings, and Frenchmen to King Harold Godwinson known as the Battle of the Hastings. William won and this is called the Normans Conquest. By 1071, William secured controlof most England, but the rebellions and resistance continued until approximately 1088.
  • Oct 10, 1096

    First Crusade to the Holy Land

    First Crusade to the Holy Land
    This crusade was a military expedition by W. Christianity. This military expedition was to regain the Holy Lands taken in the Muslim conquest of the Levant. It resulted in the recapture of Jerusalem. Pope Urban 2 basically made this crusade happen. One of Pope Urbans 2 goal from this crusade was to free E. Christians from Islamic rule.
  • Oct 10, 1206

    Genghis Khan founds the Mongol Empire

    Genghis Khan founds the Mongol Empire
    Genghis Khan powerful position among other Mongols and nomads made the Kereyd nobles fear bigger. All of Genghis Khan uncles, cousins and other clan chieftains turned against him, and war was past tense. Temujin's forces were nearly defeated, but he recovered and was reinforced by tribes loyal to him. In 1203-1205, the Mongols under Temujin destroyed all the remaining rival tribes and brought them under his terms. In 1206, Temujin was crowned as the Khaghan of the Yekhe Mongol Ulus.
  • Oct 10, 1347

    Black Death

    Black Death
    The Black Death Lasted from 1347 to 1350. The name The Black Death is given to a disease called the bubonic plague. The Black Death was caused by fleas carried by rats that were very common in towns and cities. The fleas bit into their victims like a mosquito injecting them with the disease. The disease killed about 1.5 million out of 4 million. During this time period their really wasnt alot of medication or medicine period. The Black Death had a huge impact on society.