The Middle Ages

  • 476

    Fall of the Roman Empire

    Odaocer, a Germanic general in the Roman army, deposed Romulus Augustulus, widely regarded as hte last emperor of the West Roman emipre.
  • Jan 1, 722

    Reconquista

    There is not specific date for when the Reconquista started but it started in 722, and ended in 1492. The Reconquista is the name given to the wars waged by the vaious states of what is now Spain, (Spain wasn't one country in those days) to take Spain and portugal back from the muslims who ruled.
  • Sep 13, 800

    devlopment of roman catholic church

    This happened between 800 BC to 1520. Charlemagne was crowned Holy Roman Emperor. When Charlemagne was crowned Holy Roman Emperor, it was the beginning of an alliance between church and state that would stay there for many years.
  • Jan 1, 1096

    Crusades

    There isn't any specific date for these crusades. We only know that it started in 1096. THe crusades covers an important period in Medieval History. The crusades were holy wars.
  • Jan 1, 1301

    Renaissance

    The Renaiassance was the 1300s through the 1600s. The Renaissance spread through southern France and Spain, and influenced northern Europe.
  • Jan 1, 1348

    Black Plague

    There is no exact date due to the conflicting reports and poor records during that time period, however most seem to agree that this started in Asia, notably China.
  • May 29, 1453

    Fall of constantinople

    It was founded A.D. 330 as the new capital of the Roman Empire by Constantine I, which was named after. The fall of constantinople fell to the Ottoman armies of Mehmet ll.