Brief History of Europe

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A Brief History of Europe

A Brief History of Europe is a free content online book published on English Wikibooks.

Also available on a single page, which should be printable if needed.

Table of contentsEdit

  • Chapter 1 Early Middle Ages
    • Peoples of the Early Middle Ages
    • Late antiquity
    • Later migrations
    • Italian Peninsula in the Middle Ages
    • Francia and the Carolingian Empire
    • Europe from 814
    • Islam and the Islamic Golden Age
    • Fragmentation of the Islamic world
    • Reconquista
  • Chapter 2 High Middle Ages
    • States and territories of the High Middle Ages
    • France and England
    • Holy Roman Empire
    • Christianity and the Great Schism
    • Islam and the Crusades
    • Mongol invasions
    • Medieval renaissances and cultural changes
  • Chapter 3 Late Middle Ages
    • States and territories of the Late Middle Ages
    • Crisis of the Late Middle Ages
    • Avignon Papacy and Western Schism
    • Hundred Years' War
    • Burgundian State
    • War of the Roses
    • Holy Roman Empire and Hanseatic League
    • Rise of Muscovy
    • Rise of the Ottoman Empire
  • Chapter 4 Early modern period
    • States and territories of the early modern period
    • Russia, Sweden, and Poland
    • Decline of the Holy Roman Empire
    • House of Hohenzollern
    • Houses of Habsburg and Habsburg-Lorraine
    • House of Bourbon and France
    • Reformation and religious turmoil
    • Age of Discovery and colonial empires
    • Rise of philosophy, the arts, science and trade
  • Chapter 5 Late modern period until 1914
    • States and territories of the late modern period
    • Late eighteenth century
    • Napoleonic Era
    • Post-Napoleonic Europe
    • New Imperialism
    • Industrialization and cultural changes
  • Chapter 6 Europe since 1914
    • Ottoman Empire and Turkey
    • World War I
    • Interwar Period
    • World War II
    • Cold War
    • Yugoslav Wars
    • Other aspects of the contemporary period