Age of exploration 3

The World at 1450 project period 5

  • 180

    Commodus takes over

    Commodus takes over
    Commodus succeeds his father Marcus Aurelius and gains imperial power.MauerP
  • Period: 180 to 476

    Roman Empire Declines

  • 186

    The Roman army began selling the throne to higgest bidder

    The Roman army began selling the throne to higgest bidder
    In the years after the end of the Pax Romana and years of civil war, the Roman army decided to begin to sell the throne to the higgest bidder. BellwoarG
  • 272

    Constantine is Born

    Constantine is Born
    Constantine is born on February 27, ca. 272 in the city of Naissus.
    Halas A
  • 284

    284 Diocletion restores order

    284 Diocletion restores order
    In 284 Dicoletion restores order too Rome.
    Joe Toll
  • 285

    Diocletian splits the Roman Empire

    Diocletian splits the Roman Empire
    In the year 285, the emperor Diocletian splits the Roman Empire in two parts to keep the land in control. ~ Austin Burke
  • 313

    Rome Adopts Christianity

    Rome Adopts Christianity
    Constantine adopts Christianity after a vision causes him to have all his soldiers paint crosses on their shield. Some say this was the end of Roman values.
    MURPHYJ
  • 330

    Constantinople is Conscrated

    Constantinople is Conscrated
    Constantinople was consecrated. Due to this, Constantine divided it into 14 regions. FlickW
  • 337

    Death of Constantine

    Death of Constantine
    Constantine I passes away in 337. RossiJ
  • 359

    Capital is moved to Constantinople

    Capital is moved to Constantinople
    The capital of the roman empire being moved to Constantinople signifies the weakening of the Western Roman Empire. This was the first sign of the impending fall of the city of Rome
    DuganL
  • 376

    Visigoths Migrate to Rome

    Visigoths Migrate to Rome
    The Visigoths begin to cross into Rome after years of living in poverty and torment from the Huns. ReillyJ.
  • 378

    Rome's defeat at Adrianople

    Rome's defeat at Adrianople
    The Visigoths fought with the Roman Army, who were commanded by the emperor Valens The Romans suffered a major defeat. SmolijA
  • 378

    Battle of Adrianople

    Battle of Adrianople
    A combined army of Goths defeated a Roman field army commanded by Emperor Valens. The result was the destruction of the field army, the death of Emperor Valens, and the end of an age of Roman domination By: Andrew Dodel
  • 395

    Death of Theodosius I

    Death of Theodosius I
    Theodosius I suffered from a disease involving edema in Milan on January 17, 395. FlickW
  • 406

    Attila The Hun is Born

    Born in 406, location uncertain but most likely Mongolia MartinoV
  • 406

    Vandals Cross the Rhine

    Vandals Cross the Rhine
    On December 31, 406, the Vandals crossed the Rhine into Gaul. They were extremely successful. FlickW
  • 410

    Visigoths Sack Rome

    Visigoths Sack Rome
    The Visigoths and their leader, Alaric I, sacked Rome on this date. This played a big role in the decline of Rome. FlickW
  • 410

    General Alaric marches Visigoth troops into Rome

    General Alaric marches Visigoth troops into Rome
    Fifteen years after the death of Theodosius, General Alaric of the Visigoths took the eternal city, Rome. He had respect for the city in that he would not allow his soldiers to murder the citizens or burn the buildings. ChristenW
  • 445

    Atila the Hun rises to Power

    Atila the Hun rises to Power
    The death of Hun Bleda occurs and as a result Attila gains control of the Empire.
    LambD
  • 446

    Huns capture Roman Forts

    Huns capture Roman Forts
    THe huns gain even more power, when Atilla the hun captures the roman forts Ratiaria and Marcianople. After this event more and more people realized that the huns were a serious threat to western europe. AsseltaC
  • 450

    Attilla The Hun

    Attilla The Hun
    Attilla The Hun was the leader of the Huns from 434 until 453. While he was the leader of the Hunnic Empire, he accomplished many things, but unfortunately for him, he was never able to take Constantinople. He will be remembered as one of the Roman Empire's most feared enemies. Dell'OsaJ
  • Period: 450 to Dec 31, 1450

    Module 2: World Events that lead up to 1450

    Students will add events in history that impact the as it stood during the middle of the 15th century.
  • 452

    The Hun Invade Italy

    The Hun Invade Italy
    After Attilla had conquered the European Empire he set out for Western European, mainly Italy. He crossed the Alps and set his attention on he cities at the tip of Italy. He had defeated cities such as Aquileia, Milan and Padua.From here he marched toward Rome. Pope Leo I , who was Ialy's last hope, stopped Attila with the power of St Peter. According to servants of Attila, he supposedly stepped down without any trouble because he had apparently seen St Peter above Pope Leo's head.-KaneS
  • 455

    Sack of Western Rome by Vandals

    Sack of Western Rome by Vandals
    The attack of Rome was lead by the Vandal king Genseric and was executed because he felt that there was a broken peace between the Vandals and Rome.
    FisherA
  • 475

    Orestes Gains Power

    Orestes Gains Power
    Orestes, the father of Romulus Augustulus, betrayed Emperor Julius Nepos and gained control of the Roman Empire. For some "secret reason," he did not rule, but he named his son the emperor of Rome. DunnS
  • 476

    Romulus Augustulus is overthrown

    Romulus Augustulus is overthrown
    Romulus Augustulus was overthrown by Odoacer. Odoacer decided to spare Romulus life but killed his father Orestes. ShapiroM
  • 476

    Odoacer becomes Western Emperor

    Odoacer becomes Western Emperor
    CONMYJ
  • 476

    Rome falls

    Rome falls
    Romulus Augustulus was defeated by Odoacer a Germanic warrior BellA
  • 476

    The Last Western Emperor

    The Last Western Emperor
    Last western emperor, Romulus Augustulus, is deposed by the barbarian general Odoacer who then rules Italy. His fall from power traditionally marks the end of the Roman Empire and the beginning of the Middle Ages in Europe. MullenC
  • 476

    Odoacer Executes Orestes

    Odoacer Executes Orestes
    After deposing Romulus Augustulus from the throne, Odoacer has Orestes, Romulus's father, executed. Orestes was sentenced to death because he did not grant equal status to Germanic soldiers who served with the Roman soldiers. Romulus, however, was spared.
    MCGOVERNJ
  • 476

    Romuls Augustus' Reign Ends

    Romuls Augustus' Reign Ends
    Romulus Augustus' reign ended. This generally marks the end of the Western Roman Empire. FlickW
  • 481

    Merovingian Dynasty Begins

    Merovingian Dynasty Begins
    The Merovingian dynasty began with the rise of King Clovis I after the death of his father, Childeric I, in 481 AD. Clovis was the first to bring together the Frankish tribes and separate groups into a new, great nation through the use of religion. This religion was, of course, Christianity, which officially sealed the Franks together as a powerful, unified nation.
  • 545

    Clonmacnoise Was Built

    Clonmacnoise Was Built
    Clonmacnoise was built in 545 CE which is important becuase without Clonmacnoise, the Irish Monasteries would not have preserved as many texts as they did. ShapiroM
  • 590

    St. Columban Establishes Monasteries In Gaul

    St. Columban Establishes Monasteries In Gaul
    St. Columban was born in 543 CE in Leinster, Ireland. He entered the monastery at Bangor where he received an excellent education and developed a superb knowledge of Latin. In 590 CE, St. Columban arrived in Gaul with some of his disciples. After being granted territrory by the king of Burgundy, Columban established monasteries at Luxeil, Annegray, and Fontaines. They became centers of discipline and higher learning, and attracted many Frankish converts. MCGOVERNJ
  • 597

    St Columba

    St Columba dies peacfully in his sleep. He was known for carrying classical texts along with him in his travels throughout Europe. However, Columba was most famous for converting heathen kingdom of the northern Picts. MullenC
  • Period: Dec 31, 600 to Dec 31, 1400

    Project B - World History - Medieval Period Phase 2

    Three paragraph description of person or event assigned to each student
  • Jan 1, 700

    The Carolingian dynasty was formed in the 700s

    The Carolingian dynasty was formed in the 700s
    The Carolingian dynasty was formed in the 700s, centered around Christianity. The Carolingian dynasty was named after one of its earliest leaders, Charles Martel, who was also called Carolus. Martel ruled from 714 to 741. The Carolingian dynasty was influential because of many great leaders, including Charlemagne.Charlemagne was the son of Pepin the Short, who ruled from 741 to 768, and grandson of Charles Martel. Charlemagne ruled from 768-814. BellA
  • Feb 13, 762

    Abbasids name Baghdad Islam capital

    Abbasids name Baghdad Islam capital
    In the year 762 the Abbasids relocated the Muslim capital to Baghdad after they conquered the Umayyads. This capital opened up a wide variety of opportunities for the Abbasids. The Abbasids sought to make Baghdad an international city of scholarship. This location gave the Abbasids many different routes for trade which allowed the economy to prosper. These are two key reasons why the Abbasids were able to stay in power for so long. MauerP
  • Jan 1, 800

    Start of Feudalism

    Start of Feudalism
    This is the estimated date in which feudalism started in Western Europe. It started because there were not any strong kings in power so the power was distrbuted among local aristocrats. Slowly the feudal society developed into 3 orders, "those who fought", "those who prayed", and "those who worked". The first and second orders consisted of men coming from wealthy families. They were knights and monks. The men who worked were the largest order and the lowest of the three. Fisher A
  • Dec 24, 800

    The Crowning of Charlemagne

    The Crowning of Charlemagne
    On Christmas Eve, 800AD King Charlemagne was crowned emperor or Rome by Pope Leo III. Shortly after he started an education revolution. This event was the spark that started the education of people around the modern world. Universities arose in all the major countries and starte to set the standards for education. Such Universities as Bologna Paris and Oxford were among those who set the bar. MartinoV
  • Jan 1, 801

    Economic System of Feudalism

    Economic System of Feudalism
    Feudalism first came from the Frankish kingdom in the 8th century and spread into northern Italy, Spain, and Germany. It then became a economic system called "feudal system" which arose around the 9th century and is a political, economic, and social system in which the relationship between the Lord and others was inseparable.
    BurkeA
  • Jan 1, 912

    Otto I is born

    Otto I is born
    During the early tenth century a leader of the people rose into power and became one of the most powerful and influential rulers of European history. This mans name was Otto I and he was born on November 23, 912 in Memleben, Germany. He was born into royalty as son of Henry I the Fowler and due to this would eventually inherit the throne of Germany. He given the kingship in 936 after his father died. He was also given another one of his fathers titles, Duke of Saxony. Soon after this, in 962 he
  • Jan 1, 1088

    The University of Bolog

    The University of Bolog
    The university of Bologna was one of he first universities in the western world. Students could study many subjects such as Medicine, Philosophy, Arithmetic,Astronomy, Logic,Rhetoric and Grammar.
  • Nov 18, 1095

    Pilgrimages to the Holy Land

    Pilgrimages to the Holy Land
    The Concil of Clermont declares that any person who journeys to the Holy Land to fight the Muslims may use that as a penance for all sins. This sparks the Crusades in 1096. The people that made the trek to Jerusalem considered themselves pilgrims, however, they were really on their way to war. This gave a whole new meaning to the term pilgrimage. MCGOVERNJ
  • Dec 31, 1096

    First Crusade

    First Crusade
    The First Crusade was a campaign that was launched by Pope Urban II, of The Catholic Church, to eradicate all foreign influence from the Holy Land, Jerusalem. The objective became to retake Jerusalem and free Eastern Catholics from Muslim Rule. RossiJ
  • Period: Jan 1, 1100 to

    Trade Guilds

    A trade guild is a trade association who pursued to administer trading and to preserve the interests of businesses. They also traded and trained associations of different occupations. Trading was often linked to a specific patron saint. That means that different job occupations had different saints.
    FlickW
  • Aug 3, 1108

    Louis VI coronated

    Louis VI coronated
    Louis VI, also called Louis the Fat, was coronated on August 3rd, 1108. He was crowned King of the Franks, giving him the power to rule most of modern day Fance. Louis VI was one of the first of the "powerful" French Kings, and he worked to stem the tide of Norman invasions and solidified his power over France.
    -Andrew Dodel
  • Jan 1, 1144

    Second Crusade Began

    Second Crusade Began
    In 1144 A.D. the Second Crusade began. It all started when the Christian city of Edessa was captured by the Muslims. The response to the seizing of the city of Edessa was slow. Pope Eugenius the third called for the crusade. In the end, the crusade failed and later came the third crusade. ShapiroM
  • Jan 1, 1170

    Council at St. Feliz-de-Carmen

    Council at St. Feliz-de-Carmen
    The Council at St. Feliz-de-Carmen was one of the main starting points for the Cathars heresy. It scared Pope Innocent because of their great organization.
    ConmyJ
  • Period: Jan 1, 1189 to Jan 1, 1192

    The Third Crusade

    The Third Crusade was a religious conflict with the goal of recapturing Jerusalem from the Muslims, led by Saladin. Most of the Crusade took place at the siege of Acre, from 1189-1192. The war ended with a treaty between Saladin and Richard the Lionhearted, which allowed for Jerusalem to stay under Muslim control, but allow Christians to visit the city. ASmolij NOTE: I was unable to get a specific start and end date of the Third Crusade.
  • Jul 12, 1191

    Capture of Acre

    Capture of Acre
    On July 12th, 1191, Acre, a town in the Middle East, was captured by Richard the Lionhearted. The town had been sieged for almost two years. After the siege, Richard killed his Muslim prisoners because of a ransom that went unpaid.
    ASmolij
  • Jan 1, 1200

    Aristotelianism movement

    Aristotelianism movement
    Start of the Aristotelianism movement.
    BellA
  • Period: Jan 1, 1200 to Feb 1, 1300

    Aristotelianism movement

    Irish monasteries' schools folled the Aristotelianism movement. Followers of the Aristotelianism movement, believed logic was better than any other study of classical texts.
    BellA
  • Feb 10, 1200

    Islamic Science and Medicine

    Islamic Science and Medicine
    Islamic medicine played a very important role in science and culture in the pre-modern Middle East. Islamic medicine arose as a formal discipline in the beginning of an ambitious movement. This movement took place in the ninth century.
    Dell'OsaJ
  • Jan 1, 1209

    Pope Innocent III starts Albigensian crusade

    Pope Innocent III starts Albigensian crusade
    Pope Innocent III started the Albigensian crusade because he was afraid of the Cathars beliefs. One of these beliefs were that the devil was a prophet.
  • Jul 16, 1216

    Pope Innocent III Dies

    Pope Innocent III Dies
    Pope Innocent III died on this day ending his role as the Pope of Catholicism. By this time much the Fifth Crusade for 1217 was going to begin soon but the crusades were much less deadly then when they initially started.Innocent left a legacy behind and a blemish on the papacy due to his and its actions during the crusades. Fisher A
  • Feb 14, 1225

    Thomas Aquinas is Born

    Thomas Aquinas is Born
    Thomas was born in 1225 near Aquino, Italy, part of a noble family he received an excellent education. In attendance at the University of Naples Thomas achieved talent in logic and natural sciences, while developing a particular interest in religious life. His attempt to join the Dominicans failed as his family kept him in their San Giovanni castle for two years. Directly following his release Thomas pronounced his vows as a Dominican. Many victories defending Church doctrine helped him. ReillyJ
  • Jan 1, 1271

    Marco Polo travels to China

    Marco Polo travels to China
    Marco accompanied his father and uncle on a trading mission along the Silk Road. They arrived at the court of Kublai Khan, the Mongol Emperor of China. According to Marco, he became Kublai's confidant, traveling around China and even to Burma. Marco was captured by the Genoese navy and recounted his stories and tales to a fellow prisoner, who was a romantic writer named Rustichello. Rustichello, then, wrote The Description of the World which gave later explorers vital information.
  • Feb 7, 1309

    The Great Schism

    The Great Schism
    The Great Schism started in 1309 when the Papacy was moved from Rome to Avignon, France by Pope Clement V. In 1378 the Catholic people demanded that an Italian Pope be elected. The Italian cardinals decided to elect Pope Urban VI. Urban VI acted in ways that caused many people to disagree with him. Those people then decided to elect an “Antipope”, Clement VII. Clement VII based his Papacy in Avignon. This
    split caused extreme chaos within the church. MartinoV
  • Jun 8, 1330

    Black Death destroys the Middle East and China

    Black Death destroys the Middle East and China
    This is the start of the Black Death. O'BrienG.
  • Feb 10, 1337

    The Hundred Years War

    The Hundred Years War
    The Hundred Years War was a group of wars between France and England during the time period of 1337 through 1453. It took place in 14th century Europe and caused destruction for many of the medieval states of Europe having to choose sides in the battle. The Hundred Years War was also one of the last times that knights were mounted on horses during battles. War methods such as skilled bowmen, guns and infantry tactics came about. Lastly there is not one specific reason they went to war. KaneS
  • Jun 24, 1340

    The Battle of Sluys

    The Battle of Sluys
    The battle of Sluys was a naval battle fought on June 24th 1340 between The English fleet and a combined French, Castilian and Genoese fleet. The battle was a key struggle of The Hundred Years War, fought from the 14th century to the 15th. The English won this battle decisively and this victory allowed them to land troops in Northern and Western France with little opposition. DUGANL
  • Aug 26, 1346

    The Battle of Crecy

    The Battle of Crecy
    The Battle of Crecy was fought during the Hundred Years' War, which pitted England against France. While on campaign in France, King Edward III of England learned that the French king Philip was amassing a large army in Paris, so he set up defenses in the forest of Crecy. As the French infantry began marching towards the English camp, the archers began picking off French footsoldiers. The French calvary fell into dissarray during the assault, and they had to retreat or get slaughtered. DunnS
  • Oct 10, 1347

    The Black Death Arrives in Europe

    The Black Death Arrives in Europe
    The notorious and infamous disease, Black Death, strikes Messina, Sicily. This began the time where the Black Death would ravage all of Europe, sparring few. ReillyJ.
  • Jun 1, 1348

    The Black Death Spreads

    The Black Death Spreads
    In June of 1348 the Black Death had began to spread out of Spain to upper areas of Europe. O'BrienG.
  • Feb 10, 1353

    Black Death Stops

    Black Death Stops
    The black death was finally done its first raving tour of Europe by this year due to many causes:
    -infected rats dying
    -immunity to bacterium building
    -those without immunity dying without spreading the disease
    MurphyJ
  • Jan 1, 1378

    The Papal Schism

    The Papal Schism
    This was a division of the Catholic Church that began in 1378 and ended in 1417. The disagreement was because two different men said that they were the Pope. FlickW
  • Dec 31, 1417

    Prince Henry of Portugal (the Navigator)

    Prince Henry of Portugal (the Navigator)
    Henry the Navigator was an early ruler of the Kingdom of Portugal and an important figure in the early days of the Portuguese Empire. Prince Henry created a school in Portugal centered around the exploration of the surrounding seas. His actions started the early development of European exploration and maritime trade with other continents. ReidP
  • Apr 28, 1442

    King Edward IV Is Born

    King Edward IV Is Born
    King Edward IV was born in France on April 28, 1442 to Richard, Duke of York, and Cicely Neville.
    HALAS A
  • Aug 22, 1485

    The Battle of Bosworth Field

    The Battle of Bosworth Field
    The Battle of Bosworth Field was the last battle fought during the War of the Roses. It pitted the House of Lancaster, led by Henry VII, and the House of York, led by current English monarch RIchard III. Richard led a charge against Henry's men, but before the charge ended, RIchard III was killed during the assault, thus ending the war between the Lancastrians and the Yorkists. DunnS
  • Aug 22, 1485

    King Richard III dies

    King Richard III dies
    King Richard III dies at the Battle of Bosworth Field, and he was the last English king to die in battle. Henry Tudor's army defeated Richard's and Henry became King Henry VII. As a result of King Richard III's death the Plantagenet Dynasty and the Wars of the Roses ended, and the Tudor Dynasty began.
    BellwoarG