A concise timeline of the historical period known as the Dark Ages, from the Visigothic sack of Rome in 410 AD to the death of the Emperor Charlemagne in 814 AD.Complete with illustrations and maps, the Timeline of the Dark Ages is a must-have for any student of history seeking to understand this critical transitional phase of western history. The stagnant world held in thrall by the Pax Romana was exploded by migrating tribes from the north and northeast, and the decadent Roman Empire, after wasting hundreds of years tearing itself inside out with coups and civil wars and slavery, finally succumbed to the barbarian hordes, signaling the end of the Classical world and the beginning of the Dark Ages....
Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 76 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 December 2018 onward