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Late medieval Hungary

By |2019-06-12T06:40:45-07:00August 3rd, 2017|History, Medieval|

Late medieval Hungary: Mongols kill Hungarians at the Battle of Mohi (1241 AD) The Mongols invade Hungary Hungary fell on hard times in 1241 AD, when the Mongols invaded Eastern Europe from Central Asia. The Mongols brought with them a new invention -  gunpowder from China. Earlier history of Hungary Who were the Mongols? Who invented gunpowder? Many Jewish [...]

Holy Roman Empire – Late Middle Ages

By |2019-08-18T10:12:44-07:00August 3rd, 2017|History, Medieval|

Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II The new emperor of Germany and Italy, Frederick II, was only two years old when his father died in 1197 AD. So there were several civil wars over who held power while he grew up. Once he did grow up, Frederick II ruled both Germany and Italy for a [...]