THE MIDDLE AGES

Timeline created by Valentine Zhan
  • 476

    End of the Western Roman Empire.

    End of the Western Roman Empire.
    Fall of Rome ,end of the Western Roman Empire, and mass migration.
  • 507

    Franks defeated

    Franks defeated
    The king of the Franks , Clovis,defeated the Visigoths Vouillé.
  • 732

    Charles Martel defeated the Muslims

    Charles Martel defeated the Muslims
    The mayor of the palace, Charles Martel (Pippin the Younger´s father), defeated the Muslims at Poitier and stopped their expansion in Europe.
  • 751

    Pippil became King

    Pippil  became King
    Pippil the Younger became King of the Franks
  • 800

    Charlemange

    Charlemange
    Charlemagne was crowned emperor.
  • 843

    Louis`sons divided at the empire

    Louis`sons divided at the empire in the Treaty of Verdun .
  • 962

    Otto I

    Otto I
    Otto I established the Holy Roman Empire.
  • 1453

    Fall of Constantinople.

    Fall of Constantinople.
  • Period:
    476
    to
    1100

    THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES

    Germanic kingdoms and high point of the Byzantine Empire.
    Birth and spread of Islam
    Carolingian Empire
  • Period:
    632
    to
    661

    ORTHODOX CALIPHS

    The first caliphs were members of Muhammad`s family .
    They controlled the Arabian Peninsula .
    They defeated the Byzantine Empire .
    They subdued the Neo-Persian Empire .
  • Period:
    661
    to
    750

    UMAYYAD CALIPHATE

    After a civil word, the position of caliph passed to the Umayyad dynasty, who goberned from they capital in Damascus.
  • Period:
    750
    to
    1258

    ABBASID CALIPHATE

    The position of caliph passed to the Abbasid dynasty , who moved capital to Baghdad .The 8th to the 10th century was the golden age of the caliphate .
    From the 10th century onwards , frequent civil war limited economic development . Eventually , the empire was divided into several independent caliphates such as of the Umayyads , who
    o governed al‑Andalus and that of Fatimids in Egypt. Meanwhile , the Turks became more influential .
  • Period:
    1101
    to
    1300

    THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES

    Feudal system.
    Frist Crusades.
    Romanesque art
  • Period:
    1301
    to
    1453

    LATE MIDDLE AGES

    Development of trade.
    Gothic art.
    Black Death.