By 300 C.E. Christian missionaries had begun to spread their faith from the rest of Europe to as far as the Mediterranean basin. By 1000 C.E. Christianity had been established as far north as Scandanavia and Iceland. #fragmentationasf Though the church of Rome provided dozens of regions with a common cultural and religious heritage, during the 16th and 17th centuries, revolts against the #church disintegrated the peace temporarily brought about by the #fragementationofchristendom.