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Middle Ages (European History) Medieval Times

Basic Facts:
  • Period in history which lasted for roughly a millennium.
  • Commonly dated from the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century to the beginning of the Early Modern Period in the 16th century.
  • Adjective form is medieval or mediæval.
  • Falls in the historical zone between the age of classical civilization of Antiquity (preceding) and the modern period (following).
Important Features:
  • Division of Western Christianity in the Reformation.
  • Associated with the rise of humanism in the Italian Renaissance.
  • Also included the beginnings of European overseas expansion.
  • First evidence of sustained urbanization of northern and western Europe.
  • Many modern European countries owe their origins to events unfolding in the Middle Ages.
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