Death and resurrection of Jesus Christ
Roman persecution begins under Nero
Edict of Milan legalizes Christianity
Roman Empire divided into East and West/Constantinople made capital of Eastern Empire(Byzantine Empire).
Reign of Alexius Comnernus/ beginning of Crusades
Capture of Constantinople by Ottoman Turks/end of Byzantine Empire
Treaty of Verdun divides Carolingian Empire
Henry the Fowler begins Saxon line of German Kings
Council of Toulouse forbids possession of the Bible among laymen
"Babylonian Captivity" of the papacy
University of Salemo/first Medieval university
Battle of Hastings/beginning of Norman Conquest
Model Parliament in England
First meeting of Estates-General
Black Death kills 25 million
Gutenburg makes movable printing press
Spain defeats Moorish Kingdom/Columbus discovers America/Spanish Inquisition begins
Erasmus published first printed edition of Greek New Testament
Martin Luther posts 95 theses/beginning of Protestant Reformation
d'Etaples translates Latin Vulgate into French/Augsburg Confession
Copernicus develops heliocentric view of the universe
Peace of Augsburg recognizes Lutheranism
English defeats Spanish Armada
Thirty Years' War
French Academy of Science
Newton publishes Principia/development of universal law of gravity and laws of motion
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