European Middle Ages 500-1400. European Middle Ages 500-1500. Middle Ages-Intro. Activity. Also known as Medieval Times or the Dark Ages List 5 things that come to mind. Consider when and where we are talking about, what happens during that time, what life was like.
European Middle Ages500-1500
Gather as much information you will be making a poster on feudalism and will need as much information as possible.
Causes-Feared that Constantinople was going to get taken over by the Muslim Turks, (Byzantine Emperor) Sent out a call for help.Pope Urban II issued a call for what is known as a “Holy War”
Pope’s calling brought out tremendous outpouring of religious feelings and support
50,000 to 60,000 knights became Crusaders
People of all classes
Over 100,000 on the 1st Crusade