Dark ages

The Dark Ages

  • Period: 476 to Jan 1, 1300

    Middle Ages

  • 480

    Saint Benedict

    Saint Benedict
    He was the father of western monasticism. Wrote the book on being a monk and his rules have become apart of a monk's life to follow still today.
  • 529

    Justinian's Code

    Justinian's Code
    Justinian I, also called Justinian the Great, ordered Roman judges and legal scholars to collect and compile the laws of the Roman Empire. Called the Justinian Code, these laws had been published in the Corpus Juris Civilis when Justinian died in 565.
  • Jan 1, 622

    Islam is founded

    Islam is founded
    Islam is founded by Muhammed. Islamic world territories have included population of people of other religions gave rise to sciences,mathematics,and doctors.
  • Oct 10, 732

    Battle of Tours

    Battle of Tours
    A Moslem army, in a crusading search for land and the end of Christianity, after the conquest of Syria, Egypt, and North Africa, began to invade Western Europe under the leadership of Abd-er Rahman, governor of Spain. Abd-er Rahman led an infantry of 60,000 to 400,000 soldiers across the Western Pyrenees and toward the Loire River, but they were met just outside the city of Tours by Charles Martel, known as the Hammer, and the Frankish Army.
  • Jan 1, 782

    Carolingian Renaissance

    Carolingian Renaissance
    Period of intellectual and cultural renewal in Eruope during this time there was an increase in writing arts, archticture and jurisimrndece.
  • Oct 14, 1066

    Battle of Hastings

    Battle of Hastings
    This battle established the superiority of the combined arms defeated King Harold's forces and overtook England.
  • Jan 1, 1096

    First Crusade

    First Crusade
    This opened an area where Rome came into contact with great trade toutes, they were no longer isolated.
  • Jan 1, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    First document that forced limits on kings' powers, about English charter.
  • Jan 1, 1217

    Marco Polo

    Marco Polo
    Marco Polo was a famous historical eplorer during the middle ages. In 1271, when Marco was 17 years old he accompanied his dad and his uncle on a journey through the Holy Land, Persia and Tartary, and at length to the Empire of China, then called Cathay.
  • Jan 1, 1247

    The Black Death

    The Black Death
    And epidemic outbreak of plague caused by bacterium that came from fleas that fed off of a rat's blood. It killed 1/2-1/3 of europes population within a decade. Is the worst natural disaster in european history.