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Middle Ages Timeline 1000 - 1399

Middle Ages the technology, science, and inventions.


Knight of Middle Ages

Knight of Middle Ages

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Historians differ in their opinions of when the Middle Ages began and ended, most sources define the Middle Ages as an historical period from 500 AD to 1450 AD. While there was a suppression of knowledge and learning, the Middle Ages was a period full of discovery and inventing.


First paper money printed in China.


Movable type printing by Bi Sheng in China

Circa 1050

Crossbow invented in France.


Magnetic compass invented.

Circa 1200

Clothing buttons invented.


The Hindu-Arabic numbering system introduced to the west by Italian mathematician, Fibonacci.


Rodger Bacon invented his gunpowder formula.

Circa 1250

Gun invented in China.

Circa 1268 - 1289

Invention of eyeglasses.

Circa 1280

Mechanical clocks invented.

Circa 1285 - 1290

Windmills invented.


Modern glassmaking begins in Italy.


First sawmill.


First mention of a handgun.


Scales for weighing invented.

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