Medieval Europe + Byzantium

The period in Europe and West Asia between classical antiquity and the Renaissance.

c. 330 - 1453 C.E.

Beginner's guide

In the West, the Roman Empire fragmented, but in the East, it survived as the Byzantine Empire.

Themes and periods

Christianity and art

Christianity and art

Judaism and art

Judaism and art

Books in medieval Europe

Books in medieval Europe

Early Christian

Early Christian

Byzantine

Byzantine

Early Medieval

Early Medieval

Carolingian

Carolingian

Ottonian

Ottonian

Romanesque

Romanesque

Gothic

Gothic

The Crusades

The Crusades

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Christianity flourished in medieval Europe.

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