The Dark Ages

  • 476

    Fall of the Roman Empire

    Fall of the Roman Empire
    Romulus Augustus is overthrown by Odoacer, german chieftan
  • Period: 476 to Dec 31, 1300

    The Dark Ages

  • 506

    Clovis conversion

    Clovis conversion
    defeat Arain Visigoths at Battle of Vouille and become catholic
  • Oct 5, 610

    Heraclius becomes Emperor in Constantinople

    Becomes king while the Persian Empire is attempting the takeover of Byzantine civilization and marks a beggining of Byzantinian history
  • Dec 25, 800

    Charlemagne is crowned emperor

    Charlemagne is crowned emperor
    Charlemagne is crowned by the pope on christmas day and establishes schools in all bishoprics and monasteries under his control
  • Jan 28, 814

    Charlemagne dies

    Charlemagne dies
    His inheritance is divided among his own three sons who start a civil war and the Caroliginian empire falls apart
  • Feb 2, 962

    Otto the Great is named emperor in Rome

     Otto the Great is named emperor in Rome
    Becomes emperor after defeating the hungarians and provides Germany with the power to resist invasion.
  • Jan 1, 1073

    Tower of London

    Tower of London
    Many norman buildings were being built including the tower of london
  • Oct 20, 1097

    First Crusade

    First Crusade
    Jerusalem is re-taken from the muslims
  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    Document that limited the power of the king of England and the beginning for constitutional governments
  • May 18, 1291

    Fall of the Acre

    Marks the end of ther crusades after Acre,the last Christian city in the Near East is lost to the Turks.