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337
Roman emperor Constantine the Great dies after being baptized a Christian on his deathbed.

360
The Huns invade Europe.

410
Alaric, king of the Visigoths, captures and sacks Rome.

455
The Vandals sack Rome.

496
Clovis, king of the Franks and founder of the Merovingian dynasty, converts to Christianity.

527
The Saxon kingdoms of Essex and Middlesex in England are established.

570
Mohammed, the founder of the Islamic religion, is born in Arabia.

637
The Moslems conquer Jerusalem.

673
Childeric II, the Merovingian king, dies, leading to civil war and anarchy in the Frankish kingdom.

691
Clovis III becomes king of the Franks.

700
Water wheels for grain mills are in use all over Europe.

715
The Moslem empire is at its height, extending from the Pyrenees Mountains in southern France to China; Damascus is its capital.

732
Charles Martel, Charlemagne's grandfather, halts the Moslem expansion westward at the Battle of Tours, in France.

742
Charlemagne is born.

768
Pepin the Short...

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