Read a brief overview of the historical period, or longer summaries of major events.
- Brief Overview
- Getting There: Byzantium, 650-870
- Byzantium Triumphant, Byzantium Faltering: 960-1071
- Germany, 920-1075: The Saxon Empire to the Investiture Controversy
- England from Saxon Kingdom to Norman Conquest: 925-1135
- The Crusades: 1095-1204
- Byzantium, 1081-1261: Decay, Defeats, Latin Betrayal, and Survival
- France & England, 987-1226: Capets and Angevins
- France, 1226-1270: Louis IX
- Germany in the Hohenstaufen Era: 1137-1250
- Christianity: Expansion, Monastic and Papal Reform, Clash with Secular Rulers (910-1122)
- Reconquista, 1000-1250
- Christianity, 1130-1244: Spiritual Invigoration, the Papal Monarchy, and Heresy
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