Castles middle ages 2

The Middle Ages

  • 476

    Roman Empire Falls

    Roman Empire Falls
    The Roman Empire falls apart as the effect of constant wars, the empire spreading too fast, weak economy, etc,
  • Period: 476 to Jan 1, 1300

    The Midle Ages

  • 483

    Justinian I

    Justinian I
    Emperor Justinian the Great was born in Macedonia.
  • Oct 7, 742

    Charlemagne

    Charlemagne
    Charlemagne (a.k.a Charles the Great) was born in 742, he became on of the most powerful and famous rulers of all time.
  • Oct 7, 1090

    Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

    Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
    One of the founders of Cistercia. He lived during the Second Crusade and had a big influenece on the Catholic religion.
  • Nov 27, 1095

    The First Crusade

    The First Crusade
    The First Crusade took place in Jerusalem, it was a military operation launched by the Catholic Church against people of opposite beliefs. They killed many people and the survivors were forced into slavery.
  • Oct 7, 1160

    Genghis Khan

    Genghis Khan
    Genghis Khan was born in Khentii Mountains, Mongolia. He grew up to be one of the greatest conquerors the world had ever seen.
  • Oct 7, 1161

    Pope Innocent III

    Pope Innocent III
    Pope Innocent III was born in Italy in 1161. In times when the government was weak, he had a lot of power. He was in the Fourth Crusade which killed half a million Christians. Many would say that not all of his power was for good.
  • Oct 7, 1173

    The Leaning Tower of Pisa

    The Leaning Tower was built in Pisa, Italy. It has seven floors and still stands today which makes it a big tourist attraction.
  • Oct 7, 1215

    The Magna Carta

    The Magna Carta
    The Magna Carta was a contract signed by King John, it limited the monarchy's power.
  • Oct 7, 1254

    Marco Polo

    Marco Polo
    Marco Polo was born in Venice, Italy. He was the first traveler to cross the Gobi Desert to China and established many trade routes. He was also the first person to trace a route across all of Asia.