Dark ages

The Dark Ages

  • Period: 300 to Jan 1, 700

    Migration Period

    Time of Barbarian invasions
  • 378

    Battle of Adrianople

    Battle of Adrianople
    Roman and Goths fought because when the Goths moved into the Roman land they suffered. So they continued to fight for years and had no victories.
  • Period: 476 to Jan 1, 1400

    The Dark Ages

    Another name for the Middle Ages
  • 570

    Birth of Muhammad

    Birth of Muhammad
    Muhammad, famous prophet, changed the world through his teachings. In the Medieval period, his teachings taught them how God loved beauty and they made sure their buildings were contructed beautifully to please God. Also, he formed their government with the scriptures he recited.
  • Jan 1, 753

    Carolingian Dynasty

    Carolingian Dynasty
    Carolingians took over the Austrasia and Neustria kingdoms with Pipppin III leading, and this dynasty was a Frankish noble family.
  • Jan 1, 774

    Charlemagne Expansion

    Charlemagne Expansion
    Charlemagne took the place as king when Pippin died, and one of the first things he did was expand his land which in the process united part of Europe.
  • Jan 1, 1054

    Great Schism

    Great Schism
    This was the split within the churches. The eastern and western Christian churches were splitting apart. These two lands were already having conflicts from politics, religion, land, etc...
  • Oct 14, 1066

    Battle of Hastings

    Battle of Hastings
    This battle was between the Normans and the English. This battle was fought over who had the right to the throne, King William said he had the right because he was the cousin of the previous ruler, but Harold claimed the throne.
  • Jan 1, 1145

    Second Crusade

    Second Crusade
    Another crusade sent from Europe. This one was sent in response to the Fall of Edessa. It was founded by the crusader Baldwin. Edessa was the first crusader state to be created.
  • Jan 1, 1215

    King John and the Magna Carta

    King John and the Magna Carta
    After King John lost Normandy in a battle, some of his empire starting to fall. The result of this was the signing of the Magna Carta which limited the power of the monarch, and protected some of their rights.
  • Jan 1, 1337

    Start of the Hundred Years' Wars

    Start of the Hundred Years' Wars
    Series of wars that lasted 116 years. These wars were between France and England, and they were fighting over who had the right to the throne. It was between a foreign king or an english king.
  • Jun 24, 1340

    Navel Battle of Sluys

    Navel Battle of Sluys
    This was the first major battle of the Hundred Years' War. The destruction of the French's fleets made the advance of the French harder, and the English fought most of the rest of the wars between them in France because of their disadvantage.