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The 1st, 3rd, and 4th Crusades

Along with other sovereign rulers of England and France, Eleanor of Aquitaine and her son, Richard the Lionhearted, lead the charge during …


Viking Expansion

The Vikings were a seafaring people who raided, traded, explored and settled as far east as Constantinople and the Volga River in …


Byzantine Empire

After the division of the Roman Empire into two halves, Western and Eastern, the western half was sacked by Barbarian tribes and …


The Roman Empire Divided

When the Roman Empire could no longer sustain itself due of its great size and other management problems, Diocletian split the Roman …


The Roman Empire

While the republic of Rome began in the 8th century BC, it reached its zenith nearly one thousand years later in the …