Period: 476 to Jan 1, 1300
The Middle Ages
Justinian 1 becomes Eastern Roman EmperorBorn- May 11, 483 Died- November 14, 565
Justinian sought to revive the Empire's greatness and reconquer the lost western half of the classical Roman Empire.
Jan 1, 600
The Heavy PloughIs a tool used in farming for initial cultivation of soil in preparation for sowing seed or planting
Jan 1, 692
The Pentarchy is EstablishedIs a term in the History of Christianity for the idea of Universal rule over all Christendom by the heads of five major Episcopal Sees.
Jan 1, 787
Tide MillA tide mill is a specialist type of water mill driven by tidal rise and fall. The earliest excavated time mill is the Nundrum mill on an island in Strangford Lough in Northern Ireland.
Jan 1, 864
Christianization of BulgariaChristianization f Bulgaria was the process by with the 9th- Century medieval Bulgaria converted to Christianity.
Jan 1, 962
Otto the Great Crowned the Holy Roman EmpireThe Holy Roman Emperor is a term used by historians to denote a medieval rulerwho, as German King recieved the tittle of "Emperor of the Romans" from the Pope.
Jan 1, 1050
The Crossbow was invented in FranceThe crossbow is a weapon consisting of a bow mounted on a stock that shoots projectiles. The medieval crossbow was called ballista.
Oct 14, 1066
The Battle of HastingsThe Battle of Hastings was one of the most well-known battles of the Dark Ages. The battle was fought by King William the Conqueror of the Normans and King Harold of the Saxons
Aug 24, 1109
Boleslaus III Wryuth defeats the Pomeranians in the Battle of NakloThe battle was fought near the Silesian capital Wroclaw. Boleslaw was Prince of Poland from 1102 until 1138, he was the only child of Prince WladySlaw.
Jan 1, 1249
The Gunpowder formula was InventedRoger Bacon is often considered the rirst European to describe a mixture containing the ingridients of gunpowder. People conclude that Bacon had witnessed at least one demonstartion of chinese firecrackers.