The Middle Ages

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  • 476

    Fall of the Roman Empire

    The Fall of the Roman Empire was the decline of the last half of the Roman Empire, or the Western Roman empire. The Eastern half had been defeated in the Fall of Constantinople, so now all that was left was the western half.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1095 to Jan 1, 1291


    The Crusades were a series of religious battles between the Roman Catholics and the Muslims. Were fought in the places near, and Jerusalem.
  • Jan 1, 1300


    A time of growth, learning, and discovery in Europe. A bunch of people in Europe were discovering amazing things like America, Copernicus discovered that the Earth revolved around the sun.
  • Jan 1, 1348

    Black Plague

    The black plague was carried by Oriental rat fleas, that came into Europe via silk road, and from trade with oriental countries. It went through 1350. It killed over 1/3 of the people in Europe at the time.
  • Apr 6, 1453

    Fall of Constantinople

    The Fall of Constantinople was when the Ottoman empire sieged the capital of the Roman Empire (aka Byzantine Empire). This marked the end of the Roman Empire, an empire that dominated for over 1500 years.
  • Reconquista

    A period where Christian kingdoms suceeded in reconquring the iberian Coast from the Islamic. It was known as Al-Andalus.
  • Development of the Roman Catholic Church

    The Roman Church dominated the western world. The Roman Catholic Church controlled religion, philosophy, morals, politics, art, and education.