Period: 400 to Jan 1, 1400
The Middle AgesThe Middle Ages are also referred to as the Medeival period. The Medieval Period extended from the late 400s to the late 1300s CE (around 900 years).
The fall of rome.The collapse of the Roman Empire by the plundering of the city of rome by an invading tribe, the Vandals.
Franks defeat Visgoths
Justinian 1 becomes eastern roman emperor.He was most remembered for his Code of Civil Law and retaking Rome from the Ostrogoths.
Justian 1 publishes Code of Civil LawCompiled centuries of legal writings and imperial pronouncements into three parts of one body of law.
Gregory the Great becomes Pope.Gregory is well known for his writings, which were more prolific than those of any of his predecessors as pope.
Aug 1, 732
Roman warriors The Franks defeat the Muslum MoorsThe Romans are lead by Charles Martell, and stop the muslum advance. The Moors withdrew from the war, and the Franks won.
Jan 1, 768
Beginning of Charlemagne's reign.Charlemagne engaged in many reforms of Frankish governance, but he continued also in many traditional practices, such as the division of the kingdom among sons.
Jan 1, 1099
The First CrusadeExpidition by western Christianity to regain Jerusalem (the holy land) from the Muslims on the urging of Pope Urban II.
Jan 1, 1347
The Bubonic Plague becomes a pandemic.A contagious, often fatal epidemic disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, transmitted from person to person plagued Europe. An estimated 20% - 40% of the population is thought to have perished within the first year.