Transition Into The Modern World

  • 284

    Fall Of Rome: Seperation

    n 284 CE, Diocletian divided the Roman Empire into the Eastern Roman Empire and the Western Roman Empire because he thought it was too big.
  • Dec 25, 800

    Early Middle Ages: Crowns Charlemagne

    Dec. 25 Pope Leo III crowns Charlemagne Emperor of Holy Roman Empire. Did this to show that his knowledge is reconized
  • Jan 1, 1220

    Roger Bacon

    English scientist and philosopher. Alchemist, favored proven theories rather than faith.
  • Jan 1, 1450

    Gutenberg: Printing Press

    He created the printing press in 1450. It was one of the first printing presses made.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Christopher Columbus: Voyage

    Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer and citizen of the Republic of Genoa. He crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 1492
  • Jan 1, 1497

    John Cabot:

    John Cabot was an Italian navigator and explorer whose 1497 discovery of parts of North America.
  • Jan 1, 1501

    Michelangelo: David

    In 1501 David by Michelangelo was started to be created. David was being made to enhance the city's famous Duomo.
  • Jan 1, 1503

    Da Vinci: Mona Lisa

    Leonardo da Vinci finished the Mona Lisa. He was in Florance, Italy when it got completed.
  • Jan 1, 1521

    Diet of Worms

    Council that was convened to decide the fate of Martin Luther. It was held in Worms, Germany.
  • Jan 1, 1561

    Francis Bacon

    English philosopher and scientist, scientific theories could be developed only through observation, no assumption could be accepted unless it could be proven by repeatable observations.
  • Jan 1, 1564


    Italian scientist, funded by the Medici, Built a telescope, could see things no man had seen before.
  • Jan 1, 1571


    German, Published Laws Of Planetary Motion in 1609. Proved heliocentric theory correct.