The middle ages is a period in european history from about the 400's to 1400 ad during these years, also known as the medieval period, europe evolved from. Introduction middle ages, period in western european history that followed the disintegration of the west roman empire in the 4th and 5th cent and lasted into. End of the first european order: foreign invasions, carolingian obsolescence, and doorstep of the high middle ages (840s-950s) political arrangements in. Download or subscribe to the free course by yale university, early middle ages 1, course introduction: rome's greatness and first crises, --, 40:08, free, view the conventional dark ages view of european history between ad 400 and.
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