Collected Golden Age Empires Essay
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- I can explain the term "Dark Ages"
- I can explain the reasons for using this term to describe Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire
Some of you noticed, and we talked a little bit about, the fact that while we have spent the last four weeks or so covering a variety of empires that have at least some claim to being "Great", we haven't really discussed Europe.
That is because after the fall of the Roman Empire, Europe actually goes backwards in many ways. This time period is called "The Dark Ages". Other times you will hear it referred to as the "The Middle Ages".
Whatever the name, it is a fascinating period in European history.
Watch the first 51 minutes of the video below & answer the viewing questions to learn more
If you have time, finish watching the video above to learn more about Europe during the Middle Ages.