Medieval History

Medieval History was a time of great change and growth for many civilizations. This period saw the rise of great empires, the development of new religions, and the rise of science and technology. Medieval History also saw the fall of many great civilizations, including the Roman Empire. Medieval History began in 476 AD when Rome was sacked by the Visigoths.

By 843 AD, the Arabs had conquered most of Europe, and by 1095 AD they had reached England. During this time, European culture began to diverge from that of Islam. The Middle Age also saw the development of new religions. Christianity spread from Palestine to Europe during this time, while Islam began to spread from Arabia to Europe.

The period ended in 1453 AD when Constantinople was captured by the Ottoman Turks. In between these dates, there were a number of significant events and changes that shaped medieval life. In 476 AD, Rome was sacked by the Visigoths. This event marked the beginning of the Middle Ages, and it ushered in a period of great change for many civilizations.

Pages in Category ”Medieval History”

C

Classical Antiquity

L

Late Medieval period

E

Early Medieval periodic

H

High Medieval period

Subcategories in ”Classical Antiquity”

A

  • Ancient Greece‎
  • Ancient Greek and Roman objects in the British Museum‎
  • Ancient Rome‎

E

  • Education in classical antiquity‎

L

  • Late antiquity‎
  • Leisure in classical antiquity

N

  • Near East in classical antiquity‎

T

  • Treasure troves of classical antiquity

C

  • Classical architecture‎
  • Classical antiquity in modern art and culture‎
  • Classical art‎
  • Classical Anatolia‎
  • Classical civilizations‎
  • Classical studies‎
  • Classical geography‎
  • Classical geometry‎
  • Classical humanists‎
  • Classical reenactment‎
  • Classical literature‎

G

  • Glassmaking in classical antiquity‎
  • Greek, Etruscan and Roman antiquities of the Louvre‎

P

  • Classical Palestine

W

  • Works about classical antiquity‎

D

  • Dacia‎

I

  • Illyria‎

M

  • Marriage in classical antiquity‎
  • Mythology‎

R

  • Greco-Roman relations in classical antiquity‎
  • Religion in classical antiquity‎

S

  • Sexuality in classical antiquity‎
  • Classical Syria‎